Vance W. Orr III

Graphic / Web Designer

Vance W. Orr is the Graphic and Web Designer for WGVU. Vance has been a professional designer for over 8 years. As a freelance designer he worked locally and internationally, and was named by desgincrowd.com as one of the top 15,000 Graphic Designers in the world (Rank 13,562 out off 200,000 registered freelance designers).

Vance has been hanging around WGVU studios since he was 7 years old when his mother (Rev. Dr. Karin Orr) was doing her cooking show with the station.

Episode 2: Sittin’ Here on Capitol Hill

Philanthropy and policymaking came head-to-head in national conversations this winter during the tax overhaul debates. Among many others, foundation leaders and associations jumped in to advocate on behalf of the charitable sector. But many foundations have the means, the expertise, and the will to shape other kinds of public policy – the kinds that shape our communities, governance, and daily lives.

Episode 1: The Evolution of Philanthropy

When the Greek titan Prometheus stole fire from the gods to give it to the struggling human race, Zeus accused him of being a “philanthropos tropos” – a being who loves humans.