The Palette Fund was launched in 2008 to honor the life and philanthropic legacy of Rand Harlan Skolnick. Founded by Terrence Meck and Peter Benassi, Rand’s partner and his best friend, the foundation has become a source of support for institutions and leaders working to build healthy and thriving communities. Since its inception, The Palette Fund has provided over $10 million in grants to over 150 ground breaking organizations throughout the United States and abroad. Terrence Meck is the Co-founder and President of The Palette Fund, a private foundation dedicated to advancing social change in communities that are under-resourced and facing significant challenges. The Palette Fund honors the legacy of his late partner Rand Harlan Skolnick who last his battle to pancreatic cancer in 2008. Since its inception, the foundation has granted more than ten million dollars to over 150 organizations throughout the United States and abroad. From 2003 to 2008, Terrence and Rand co-owned The Raven Resort Properties in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Prior to this, Terrence worked in Public Relations in the publishing and fashion industries. He currently serves as the President of Threshold Foundation and sits on multiple non-profit boards of directors including the Movement Advancement Project, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and God’s Love We Deliver. In 2012, Terrence was recognized as one of Out Magazine’s 100 most compelling people. He received his B.A. in political science from Princeton University and presently splits his time between Rowayton, Connecticut and New York City.