M. Feldstein is President of the New
Hampshire Charitable Foundation.
(NHCF) www.nhcf.org NHCF is New Hampshire’s
statewide community foundation, a powerful force for change and the principal
source of venture capital for
the state’s nonprofit community. NHCF finished 2002 with $214 million
in assets and received $25.4 million in gifts.
Feldstein worked with the civil rights movement in Mississippi and served
for seven years in senior staff positions to New York City Mayor John V.
Lindsay. Prior to coming to NHCF, Feldstein served as Provost of the Antioch/New
England Graduate School. He is a graduate of Brown University and holds a
Master’s in Law and Diplomacy from Tufts University. Among his singular
achievements were seven-year tenure as the MC of the International Zucchini
Festival, and a stint as wine steward and personal assistant to John Wayne
on his yacht in the Mediterranean.
serves on the Boards of Directors of the Independent Sector and
the National Center for Family Philanthropy. He Co-Chaired the
Harvard University three year Executive Seminar
Civic Engagement in America. He
has received six Honorary Doctorates. Feldstein
was selected as one of the 100 people Who Shaped New Hampshire
by the Concord Monitor, and one of the ten most influential people
in New Hampshire by Business NH Magazine in 2001. He
lives in Hancock, New Hampshire.