Funder Forums and Local Events

April 02, 2012

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...

December 05, 2011
Issue Convenings

December 5th convening: Innovative mapping and data analysis efforts in environmental philanthropy

This timely convening will offer funders and their technical support partners the chance to share tools, products, and lessons learned through the...

July 15, 2011
Issue Convenings

Presentations by Tariq Banuri of (UNCSD) and Jake Werksman of (WRI). Don Chen from the Ford Foundation gave an overview of Ford’s work in Brazil and work related to sustainable development.

May 26, 2011
Issue Convenings

As the scientific case for urgent action on climate change continues to grow, the prospects for major political and diplomatic progress on climate change have dimmed, at least in the near-term. As a result, NGOs and funders alike are seeking new avenues to accelerate climate action outside...

April 20, 2011
Issue Convenings

The Roundtable, opened by Pablo Farias of the Ford Foundation, centered on the two challenges of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) – What outcome do we want from Rio+20?, and How do we arrive at the outcome?

The three-pronged objective of the...