Funder Forums and Local Events

May 09, 2017
Issue Convenings

Native communities, particularly those in the most rural areas, to a large extent remain culturally intact. But those communities are also experiencing complex social problems and environmental degradation as a result of widespread uncontrolled and poorly planned development and energy...

March 09, 2017
Issue Convenings

We invite you to join co-sponsors, Media Impact Funders and the Environmental Grantmakers Association, for a private screening of a 2017 Sundance award-winning documentary film. Come see it before it hits the major outlet that just picked it up!
We will engage in a...

November 29, 2016
Issue Convenings

Funder Briefing on Freshwater
November 29-30, 2016
Oxford Hotel | Denver, CO

Click Here for Updated Briefing Agenda


October 20, 2016
Issue Convenings

Boston, MA
October 20-21, 2016

Join us in Boston for learning, connecting and strategizing with funder colleagues. We will explore the importance of the Northeast as a leading region and ways to further leverage progress nationally and discuss a long-term vision for...

August 02, 2016
Issue Convenings

Confluence Philanthropy and Environmental Grantmakers Association have partnered to organize the first ever 'Western Water Briefing: Strategies for Water Resilience' to take place in the summer of 2016 in San Diego, California. Participants will come together to discuss impact-investing...

July 20, 2016
Issue Convenings

Please join us on Wednesday, July 20th at 3pm for an informal coffee hour with Leslie Cordes and Ranyee Chiang of the UN Foundation’s Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves to learn about an innovative public private partnership to address the environmental and health impacts from the use of...

Local Events

November 16, 2015
Issue Convenings

Sponsored by the Consultative Group on Biological Diversity (CGBD), the Climate and Energy Funders Group (CEFG), the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA), and the Health and Environmental Funders Network (HEFN)

Baltimore, Maryland

As oil and gas development grows, so does...


October 14, 2015
Issue Convenings

The Blue Sky Funders Forum steering committee invites you to join Randi Fisher, co-founder of the Pisces Foundation, and other leaders from foundations, corporations, government, and the nonprofit field to discuss future trends in environmental learning and how we can work together for a more...

May 06, 2015

EcoLogic Development Fund
25 Mt Auburn St, Suite 203, Cambridge, MA

As international donors, we all grapple with questions of collaboration and sustainability on a daily basis. EcoLogic Development Fund and The Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) are two...

February 11, 2015

The Seattle Foundation, The Russell Family Foundation and NatureBridge welcomes to the Pacific Northwest leaders of the new Blue Sky Funders Forum, a national hub for funders to learn, connect and grow philanthropy for environmental education.

With common end goals of more sustainable...

November 13, 2014
Issue Convenings

We hope you’ll join us this November 13 - 14 in Puerto Rico for a funder learning tour (with potential for a 3rd day for a bio-diversity learning tour in Vieques) that will spotlight the integral relationship between environmental justice, community development, and economic equity. Puerto...