Ray Marcano is a freelance journalist. He is president and CEO of Canis Digital, a digital consulting firm, as well as a visiting assistant professor at Wright State University. Previously, he was a journalist for the Dayton Daily News, and in 2000 he became president of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), only the second black president of the organization in its history. Marcano received a Fulbright Program Special Grant at the University of Iceland in 2013.
“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.”
— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group
Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.Learn More