May 21, 2019
Join us at EGA's 2019 Fall Retreat in Downtown Napa, a region that has been on the frontlines, and at the forefront, of conversations about climate change impacts and natural disasters, from droughts to wildfires. The Retreat will provide an opportunity to connect with colleagues in the coastal...
May 16, 2019
The staff and Board of the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) are delighted to present our strategic framework. This blueprint builds on EGA’s impressive history which began more than 25 years ago with a handful of environmental funders seeking greater collaboration and synergy, and...
April 22, 2019
By Rachel Leon, Executive Director, Environmental Grantmakers Association and Dennis Quirin, President, Neighborhood Funders Group On the 49th anniversary of the first Earth Day, the intensity of the first Earth Day is back with youth striking across the globe to protest climate change. Young...
March 29, 2019
(This blog post is re-posted from Youth Outside) Last month, we celebrated Black History Month. I believe that Black History Month happens every month for me as I think about the shoulders that I...
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...