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Reflections and Gratitude from Our Executive Director

People ask me what it feels like to be retiring soon, and I must admit, the feelings are bittersweet, a mixture of sadness that comes with change and real excitement for what is to come.


Melville Charitable Trust Selects Its Next President

Susan Thomas is named as the Melville Trust's next President.

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Secure Jobs Evaluation

Lessons learned from our investments.

Melville in the News

Some Tips for Small Foundations Seeking to ‘Punch Above Their Weight’

The Trust is profiled in this article examining how small foundations can make an outsized impact. 

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Questions for Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is investing $2 billion to help families experiencing homelessness. But will it actually help in the long run?

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Four Strategies for Improving Homeless Service & Workforce Systems Collaboration

Caitlin Schnur from Heartland Alliance shares some concrete ways for the homeless service system and workforce system to work together to get people housed and employed.

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2017 Year in Review

A snapshot of the foundation's work over the past year including interviews with eight inspiring leaders in the field.