Isaiah Oliver

Isaiah Oliver

Community Foundation of Greater Flint

President and CEO

Isaiah Oliver, President & CEO, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Flint

Isaiah Oliver is the fifth leader and first CEO for this top 100 community foundation, established in 1988, with peak assets of $290 million and a 2020 annual grant distribution of $13.5 million. He serves as a respected and accessible representative for the foundation, building awareness and goodwill while forging successful funding partnerships with government and regional philanthropies. Oliver serves as Vice Chair of Community Philanthropy on the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) board and chair of CMF’s Michigan Community Foundation Committee. He serves as an advisor to the Michigan Forum for African Americans in Philanthropy Affinity Group and chair of the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) 50th anniversary $25M campaign. He is chair-elect of the CF Leads national board of directors and serves as a trustee at his alma mater, Central Michigan University. Isaiah is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Civil Society Fellowship, A Partnership of ADL and The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.