Funder Forums and Local Events

October 19, 2014
Issue Convenings

Join us for the COF Community Foundations Pre-Conference in Cleveland this October 19th! The day’s agenda will look to the pivotal role foundations can play in building resilient communities to confront climate change, and will include discussion on practical steps to developing programs,...

July 31, 2014

In-person meeting hosted by the New York Community Trust - 909 3rd Avenue, at 54th Street
Co-Sponsored by Environmental Grantmakers Association and the Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

Please join us for a funder meeting to discuss the role of the Northeast and Mid-...

June 10, 2014
Issue Convenings

Location: Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA

How will new education standards change the classroom and the role of environmental education? Working together, how can we create better opportunities for our youth and communities? What are the emerging points of leverage?

Come meet...

March 25, 2014

Wallace Global Fund invites you to attend a climate and investment briefing in New York by Stan Dupre of the Paris-based 2 Degree Investing Initiative.

The briefing will be held on Tuesday March 25th at 1:00 p.m. at the Surdna Foundation, 330 Madison Avenue, 29th Floor conference room....

March 06, 2014

While sidelined by most funders and policymakers, Indigenous communities are on the frontlines of climate change given their dependence on weather patterns, their seasoned observations,and their wealth of traditional knowledge. Recognition is growing that Indigenous peoples’...

January 08, 2014

Join us in New York City and start the New Year by learning, connecting and strategizing with funder colleagues at the Meeting on Northeast Climate and Energy Opportunities, co-sponsored by CGBD/CEFG and EGA.

We will explore the importance of the Northeast as a leading region and ways to...

November 25, 2013
Issue Convenings

Join us for a two-day symposium that will explore the challenges of unconventional shale gas extraction. Hear from more than two dozen academic researchers as they present their findings regarding:

  • Biological, geological and environmental investigations
  • Fugitive...

November 13, 2013

Whether the story is told in India or the United States, Mozambique, or China, coal, climate change, and investment growth are generally treated as forces in conflict. Coal’s storyline in India is as the “go to” source for the country’s energy and economic future. But a...

June 24, 2013
Issue Convenings

SAVE THE DATE: Monday June 24th
9 am to 5 pm: Lunch provided
Providence Marriott, Providence, Rhode Island

**This meeting precedes the opening welcome reception hosted by SAFSF for their June forum...

November 22, 2012

Boston, MA
December 3-4, 2012

The Climate and Energy Funders Group/CGBD and Environmental Grantmakers Association invite you to the 2012 Northeast Funders Meeting. Please join...

July 19, 2012

Date: Thursday, July 19th from 8:45am-10:45am
Location: Philanthropy New York, 4th floor conference room at 79 5th Avenue in New York, NY

We invite you to attend a briefing on Thursday, July 19th, where donors will have an opportunity to learn about the problems with hydrofracking...