January 25, 2019
The Trump administration recently announced a proposed revision of a key rule implementing the federal Clean Water Act, which is among the nation’s most important – and effective – environmental laws. Through this change, the Administration seeks to redefine which waterbodies are...
January 18, 2019
by Jonathan Leaning, Grassroots International. In the beautiful, verdant jungle of the Brazilian Amazon—the very lungs of the planet—a small handful of Indigenous Munduruku communities have lived in connection with their ecosystem for more than a thousand years. When news emerged about...
December 10, 2018
The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation is pleased to announce that Rini Banerjee will join the Foundation as its fourth president and the first woman to lead the Foundation. Banerjee’s appointment concludes an extensive nationwide search that began last summer. She will assume the position January...
November 28, 2018
Throughout 2018, ClimateWorks Foundation has been engaged in research, analysis, and discussion of 2050 carbon reduction goals in our continued effort to explore ways that climate mitigation philanthropy can best support a transition to a net-zero-carbon world by mid-century. The result of these...
October 30, 2018
In solidarity with the global Jewish community, we share the thoughtful words of some of our EGA members in the aftermath of the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh: In Solidarity, We Will Prevail–Sharon Alpert, President & CEO, Nathan Cummings...
October 23, 2018
The Russell Family Foundation (TRFF) has released a case study on its approach to impact investing outlining its comprehensive journey since inception and four-year experience growing from seven percent to almost 75 percent mission-aligned investments. Since 1999, TRFF has been focused on...
October 22, 2018
We are pleased to announce our upcoming dates for the 2019 Federal Policy Briefing and the EGA Fall Retreat. The Federal Policy Briefing will be held February 26-27, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The 2019 Annual Retreat will be held in Napa, CA from September 22-25, 2019.