Government of Canada “Certifies” U.S. Endowment and Begins Funds Transfer
After reviewing the U.S. Endowment’s organizational documents and the findings of an audit by KPMG, the Government of Canada has “certified” the Endowment for receipt of funds as envisioned under terms of the Softwood Lumber Agreement 2006. The most tangible evidence of success came in the form of a $22.6 million transfer of funds from the Government to the Endowment — the first of several anticipated transfers necessary to reach the planned $200 million funding base.
January 9, 2007 — Endowment Seeks VP-Community Development The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc. (Endowment) invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President-Community Development. The VP-Community Development will serve as program specialist in developing and implementing the Endowment’s mission as it relates to aiding in systemic, transformative and sustainable change in timber-dependent communities across the United States.