Philanthropy Speaks Podcast

Check out our latest podcast episodes hosted by Isaiah Oliver, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. Join us as we engage in candid conversations with leaders throughout the nonprofit world and inspiring individuals who are making a real difference in Flint and Genesee County, Michigan.


Episode 1: Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation with Dr. Gail Christopher

In this episode, Isaiah Oliver speaks with Dr. Gale Christopher, racial healer, holistic doctor, and architect of the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) initiative taking place in Flint and 13 other communities across the United States. TRHT is a comprehensive, national and community-based process launched by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Dr. Christopher describes “the why” behind TRHT and what communities can do to address the contemporary effects of racism.

Episode 2: Brandon Carr and the Carr Cares Foundation

In this episode, Isaiah Oliver speaks with Brandon Carr of the Baltimore Ravens and Troy Forte, Executive Director of the Carr Cares Foundation. A graduate of Carman-Ainsworth High School and a product of Flint, MI, Brandon Carr always knew he wanted to give back. Together with Troy, they share their passion and commitment for Flint and how they use their platform to support education, entrepreneurship and cancer care. Learn more about the Carr Cares Foundation by visiting