April 28, 2016
The 140 foundations, family offices and charities of Divest-Invest Philanthropy were awarded the 2016 Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award for Brave Philanthropy on Thursday by CIVICUS, an international civil society alliance based in South Africa. The foundations, collectively...
April 22, 2016
This Earth Day, the well-being of “people, place, and planet” takes on new meaning as global leaders sign the United Nations Paris Climate Agreement reached last December, and philanthropy and environmental organizations in the United States take steps to move diversity, equity, and...
February 8, 2016
Thanks to the support of our foundation partners, EGA and University of Michigan SNRE have teamed up to launch the Environmental Fellows Program. Supporters of this initiative are: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Island Foundation, National Environmental Education Foundation, New York...
April 21, 2016
On April 22 – Earth Day – representatives from more than 100 countries will gather at the United Nations in New York to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change. It is expected to be the largest single-day signing in the history of international accords. The terminology behind...
March 21, 2016
An inveterate explorer and experimenter, Amy is always searching for new ideas to address intractable problems, while working collaboratively across local, regional, and national perspectives. Described repeatedly as a weaver and connector, Amy has played a masterful role in connecting people and...
March 17, 2016
The Water Funder Initiative (WFI) is a collaborative effort to identify and activate promising water solutions through strategic philanthropic investments in the United States, starting in the American West, where the scarcity and reliability of clean water are urgent issues. The Water Funder...
March 7, 2016
EGA is devastated by the killing of environmental and human rights activist Berta Caceres. We were honored to have had her join us at the 2015 EGA Retreat, where she spoke about her important work in Honduras. Our thoughts are with her family, COPINH, the Goldman Environmental Foundation,...
April 28, 2016
The 140 foundations, family offices and charities of Divest-Invest Philanthropy were awarded the 2016 Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award for Brave Philanthropy on Thursday by CIVICUS, an international civil society alliance based in South Africa. The foundations, collectively...
April 22, 2016
This Earth Day, the well-being of “people, place, and planet” takes on new meaning as global leaders sign the United Nations Paris Climate Agreement reached last December, and philanthropy and environmental organizations in the United States take steps to move diversity, equity, and...
February 8, 2016
Thanks to the support of our foundation partners, EGA and University of Michigan SNRE have teamed up to launch the Environmental Fellows Program. Supporters of this initiative are: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Island Foundation, National Environmental Education Foundation, New York...
April 21, 2016
On April 22 – Earth Day – representatives from more than 100 countries will gather at the United Nations in New York to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change. It is expected to be the largest single-day signing in the history of international accords. The terminology behind...
March 21, 2016
An inveterate explorer and experimenter, Amy is always searching for new ideas to address intractable problems, while working collaboratively across local, regional, and national perspectives. Described repeatedly as a weaver and connector, Amy has played a masterful role in connecting people and...