May 24, 2017
At this year's Fall Retreat, we will share some of Seattle’s stories. We will explore the relationships linking urban and rural areas. We will consider the role of cities in nurturing connections, fostering equity and sustainability, and leading the way to the world we want. As this year...
April 22, 2017
There is no better inspiration in the lead-up to Earth Day than listening to a wise woman. On Friday, I was blessed to start my day at an event organized by WE-ACT and co-sponsored by Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Jesse Smith Noyes Foundation. Dr. Dorceta Taylor, Professor and Director of Diversity...
March 22, 2017
EGA’s Global Distance Learning Program (GDLP) will provide an opportunity for grantmakers to take part in a five-month structured distance learning program (via webinar) and organized learning trip to Southern and Eastern Africa in order to: • Gain knowledge of environmental issues and...
December 18, 2016
As background for the November Funder Briefing on Freshwater, fifteen case studies were developed to explore recent collaborative initiatives related to freshwater issues. 
December 1, 2016
Identity. It’s personal, yet others use it to judge, create perceptions, and solidify stereotypes. I’ve struggled with my identity since leaving my hometown to attend college. I am a Texas-born Mexican-American, Texican, if you will (although Urban Dictionary defines Texican as a person...
November 30, 2016
For those who care about the future of our planet, last week offered an unexpected glimmer of hope from the president-elect. For the first time, Donald Trump indicated he was open to fulfilling our international commitments on climate change, and he said that clean air and water are “vitally...
October 24, 2016
Genaro Lopez-Rendon, President of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, offers inspiration and ideas regarding how foundations can support just transitions in the age of networks. Read the full opinion piece, published in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, here.
May 24, 2017
At this year's Fall Retreat, we will share some of Seattle’s stories. We will explore the relationships linking urban and rural areas. We will consider the role of cities in nurturing connections, fostering equity and sustainability, and leading the way to the world we want. As this year...
April 22, 2017
There is no better inspiration in the lead-up to Earth Day than listening to a wise woman. On Friday, I was blessed to start my day at an event organized by WE-ACT and co-sponsored by Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Jesse Smith Noyes Foundation. Dr. Dorceta Taylor, Professor and Director of Diversity...
March 22, 2017
EGA’s Global Distance Learning Program (GDLP) will provide an opportunity for grantmakers to take part in a five-month structured distance learning program (via webinar) and organized learning trip to Southern and Eastern Africa in order to: • Gain knowledge of environmental issues and...
December 18, 2016
As background for the November Funder Briefing on Freshwater, fifteen case studies were developed to explore recent collaborative initiatives related to freshwater issues. 
December 1, 2016
Identity. It’s personal, yet others use it to judge, create perceptions, and solidify stereotypes. I’ve struggled with my identity since leaving my hometown to attend college. I am a Texas-born Mexican-American, Texican, if you will (although Urban Dictionary defines Texican as a person...