September 11, 2014
We hope you’ll join us this November 12 - 14 in Puerto Rico for a funder learning tour (with potential for a bio-diversity learning tour in Vieques on the 15th*). During the learning tour, participants will travel from San Juan to the heart of the Island’s Central Mountain Range and...
October 15, 2014
As we celebrate and ponder a century of Community Foundation impact in our society, the convergence of community and climate is increasingly relevant. In just a few days, EGA, the Council on Foundations, and Funders Network for Smart Growth are bringing together community foundations who have led...
October 14, 2014
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has announced Harvey Fineberg, MD, Ph.D., as its new president, effective January 1, 2015. In September, Fineberg, a recognized authority in the areas of public health and health policy, higher education, and technology, became a visiting professor at the...
October 10, 2014
Join us for the COF Community Foundations Pre-Conference in Cleveland this October 19th! The day’s agenda will look to the pivotal role foundations can play in building resilient communities to confront climate change, and will include discussion on practical steps to developing programs,...
October 10, 2014
As part of Exponent Philanthropy’s 2014 National Conference, EGA is hosting an agency meeting on the morning of Friday, October 31 in Washington, D.C. This dialogue will seek to engage funders in an exchange of ideas about pressing environmental issues with key policy makers, and strategize...
October 7, 2014
Before the terrorists struck on September 11, 2001, I had been scheduled to speak to the Environmental Grantmakers Association on the impact of money in politics, one of my regular beats in journalism. When I went on the air with a daily broadcast after 9/11, I thought of canceling the speech, then...
September 23, 2014
John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels. The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to announce on Monday that its $860 million philanthropic organization, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, is joining the divestment...
September 11, 2014
We hope you’ll join us this November 12 - 14 in Puerto Rico for a funder learning tour (with potential for a bio-diversity learning tour in Vieques on the 15th*). During the learning tour, participants will travel from San Juan to the heart of the Island’s Central Mountain Range and...
October 15, 2014
As we celebrate and ponder a century of Community Foundation impact in our society, the convergence of community and climate is increasingly relevant. In just a few days, EGA, the Council on Foundations, and Funders Network for Smart Growth are bringing together community foundations who have led...
October 14, 2014
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has announced Harvey Fineberg, MD, Ph.D., as its new president, effective January 1, 2015. In September, Fineberg, a recognized authority in the areas of public health and health policy, higher education, and technology, became a visiting professor at the...
October 10, 2014
Join us for the COF Community Foundations Pre-Conference in Cleveland this October 19th! The day’s agenda will look to the pivotal role foundations can play in building resilient communities to confront climate change, and will include discussion on practical steps to developing programs,...
October 10, 2014
As part of Exponent Philanthropy’s 2014 National Conference, EGA is hosting an agency meeting on the morning of Friday, October 31 in Washington, D.C. This dialogue will seek to engage funders in an exchange of ideas about pressing environmental issues with key policy makers, and strategize...