Environmental Justice

Funder Meeting -- Drilling Deeper: Fracking Impacts, Funder Strategies, and Site Visit

04/02/2012 - 1:19am

Please join us in Pittsburgh for a special funder meeting focused on the practice of hydrofracking. This meeting, jointly sponsored by HEFN, the Environmental Grantmakers Association and the Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders, is aimed at funders concerned about the public health, ecological, and community impacts related to natural gas extraction.

Environmental Justice in NYC: Successful Advocacy for Sustainable Policy Change

10/17/2011 - 2:45pm

The story of how, over the last decade, the Bloomberg Administration developed and is implementing a solid waste management plan that reduces not just the number of waste transfer stations and amount of truck traffic in poor neighborhoods of color, but also the amount of solid waste generated by the City is a story of successful advocacy for both environmentally sound and environmentally just policies. 

Ecotourism: A Conservation Strategy for Funders

This report places U.S. foundation giving for ecotourism in the context of the broader tourism industry, details ecotourism’s promises and challenges, tracks its major sources of funding, and highlights needs and opportunities for interested foundations.

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