May 24, 2017
At this year's Fall Retreat, we will share some of Seattle’s stories. We will explore the relationships linking urban and rural areas. We will consider the role of cities in nurturing connections, fostering equity and sustainability, and leading the way to the world we want. As this year...
September 6, 2017
We have heard from many foundations denouncing the acts of hatred and bigotry behind Charlottesville and reaffirming their commitment to building bridges across divided communities. Please see a few of these statements below: Barr Foundation: We Must Speak Out Ford Foundation: A...
August 31, 2017
Congratulations to EGA Member Meyer Memorial Trust and all other awardees for receiving the NCRP Impact Awards.   “A few years into a journey driven by stakeholder input, Meyer refocused its grantmaking in four areas where it might have the greatest impact: housing, education, the...
June 15, 2017
The Edgewater, constructed to accommodate visitors to the 1962 World Fair in Seattle, was always intended to be temporary, perched at the edge of what was then an industrial waterfront. In the months after the fair, its rooms sat mostly vacant. That is, until the Beatles arrived. Hotels that had...
June 8, 2017
We have heard from many foundations reaffirming their ambitious action on climate change in light of the recent announcement of the United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord. Please see a few of these statements below:  As You Sow: America Last: Trump Abdicates Climate...
June 8, 2017
See below for three recent articles that have cited EGA's Tracking the Field Report. Health Affairs Our Climate Change And Health “Moment”: How Philanthropy Can Help Some would say that the climate change and health connection is having its “moment.” It could not...
April 22, 2017
There is no better inspiration in the lead-up to Earth Day than listening to a wise woman. On Friday, I was blessed to start my day at an event organized by WE-ACT and co-sponsored by Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Jesse Smith Noyes Foundation. Dr. Dorceta Taylor, Professor and Director of Diversity...
May 24, 2017
At this year's Fall Retreat, we will share some of Seattle’s stories. We will explore the relationships linking urban and rural areas. We will consider the role of cities in nurturing connections, fostering equity and sustainability, and leading the way to the world we want. As this year...
September 6, 2017
We have heard from many foundations denouncing the acts of hatred and bigotry behind Charlottesville and reaffirming their commitment to building bridges across divided communities. Please see a few of these statements below: Barr Foundation: We Must Speak Out Ford Foundation: A...
August 31, 2017
Congratulations to EGA Member Meyer Memorial Trust and all other awardees for receiving the NCRP Impact Awards.   “A few years into a journey driven by stakeholder input, Meyer refocused its grantmaking in four areas where it might have the greatest impact: housing, education, the...
June 15, 2017
The Edgewater, constructed to accommodate visitors to the 1962 World Fair in Seattle, was always intended to be temporary, perched at the edge of what was then an industrial waterfront. In the months after the fair, its rooms sat mostly vacant. That is, until the Beatles arrived. Hotels that had...
June 8, 2017
We have heard from many foundations reaffirming their ambitious action on climate change in light of the recent announcement of the United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord. Please see a few of these statements below:  As You Sow: America Last: Trump Abdicates Climate...