Posted November 30, 2016 in News Items
[image:1](11.30.16) When Melody Warnick relocated to Blacksburg, Virginia, she knew that something in her life was missing – specifically, place attachment, that emotional bond between people and place. Melody set about fixing this problem, and through academic research, and more importantly, through personal experiments, a keen interest in place attachment developed – one that ultimately led to her authoring her first book, This is Where You Belong: the Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live. On November 9, (yes the day after the election), we hosted a community conversation with Melody Warnick, along with this panel of local... read more
Posted October 26, 2016 in News Items
(10.28.16) Project for Public Spaces defines placemaking as the active process of planning, designing, managing and programming the public realm.
In essence, the goal of placemaking is to improve the functionality, aesthetics, social ability and comfort... read more
Posted October 07, 2016 in News Items
(10.7.16) The board of trustees of Saint Luke’s Foundation this week approved grants to 10 organizations totaling $1,590,000 and authorized a Program Related Investment for $250,000. These investments advance the Foundation’s strategic priorities in the... read more
Posted August 18, 2016 in News Items
(8.18.16) If you care about neighborhoods and how they function, you probably already know much about journalist, author and activist Jane Jacobs and her understanding of place.
But if you aren’t familiar with Jane Jacobs, here... read more
Posted August 16, 2016 in News Items
(8.16.16) Saint Luke’s Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Honold as Finance Director.
Honold comes to the Foundation from the Cleveland Foundation, where she served as the Manager of Investments and Finance since... read more