July 15, 2015
This Fall, EGA will return to the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY on September 27-30, 2015. This year’s Retreat will be grounded in themes of interconnectivity and intersectionality. As such, we'll explore a range of perspectives that will shed new light on the many facets of the...
September 1, 2015
While challenges such as entrenched poverty and overincarceration remain, funder collaborations, cross-sectoral partnerships, and community-based leadership and participation have helped transform New Orleans in the decade since Hurricane Katrina caused catastrophic damage to the city, a paper from...
July 20, 2015
A $1.3 billion boost to their economies. 14,000 new jobs. $460 million in savings from lower electricity and heating bills. According to a new report by The Analysis Group, an economic research firm, these are among the benefits enjoyed by the nine Northeast states that participated in the Regional...
July 1, 2015
Even when it's clear that a coal-fired power plant can't make money if subjected to the discipline of the marketplace — and even when the power produced by a plant isn't needed — politics can keep that plant up and running. That's what's happening in Dunkirk, where...
June 30, 2015
[Inside Philanthropy] Infrastructure. It's not exactly the first word that comes to mind when you think of environmental grantmaking. But as the Surdna Foundation sees it, future metropolitan infrastructure decisions go beyond which bridges and roads to fix; they determine how equitable...
June 16, 2015
Two years ago, Community Food Funders held a panel discussion on risk and resiliency preparedness after Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. Last week, North Star Fund hosted a follow up discussion to see what has changed, and what still needs to be put into action. Since 2012, there has been increased...
June 2, 2015
Grantmakers in the Arts released its Statement of Purpose for Racial Equity in Arts Philanthropy in March 2015. It did not spring from thin air. Members concerned with social justice have been active within GIA for nearly a decade. Over the past six years, members have shown an overwhelming...
July 15, 2015
This Fall, EGA will return to the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY on September 27-30, 2015. This year’s Retreat will be grounded in themes of interconnectivity and intersectionality. As such, we'll explore a range of perspectives that will shed new light on the many facets of the...
September 1, 2015
While challenges such as entrenched poverty and overincarceration remain, funder collaborations, cross-sectoral partnerships, and community-based leadership and participation have helped transform New Orleans in the decade since Hurricane Katrina caused catastrophic damage to the city, a paper from...
July 20, 2015
A $1.3 billion boost to their economies. 14,000 new jobs. $460 million in savings from lower electricity and heating bills. According to a new report by The Analysis Group, an economic research firm, these are among the benefits enjoyed by the nine Northeast states that participated in the Regional...
July 1, 2015
Even when it's clear that a coal-fired power plant can't make money if subjected to the discipline of the marketplace — and even when the power produced by a plant isn't needed — politics can keep that plant up and running. That's what's happening in Dunkirk, where...
June 30, 2015
[Inside Philanthropy] Infrastructure. It's not exactly the first word that comes to mind when you think of environmental grantmaking. But as the Surdna Foundation sees it, future metropolitan infrastructure decisions go beyond which bridges and roads to fix; they determine how equitable...