Funder Breakfast: Intersection of Equity, Environment and Democracy in Puerto Rico

04/13/2015 - 9:00am

When: Monday, April 13, 9:00 - 11:15 am ET
Where: Philanthropy New York, 79 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10003

Tracking the Field: Q and A with Rachel Leon and Franny Canfield - Learn new insights about this database

Health and Environmental Funders' Network interviewed EGA's Knowledge and Program Manager, Franny Canfield, and Executive Director, Rachel Leon, about EGA's Tracking the Field Database.  Learn new insights from their answers about the database, including changes in funding trends and new ways EGA members have been using the data to stengthen their grantmaking. 

2011 Fall Retreat

09/25/2011 - 4:30pm

The majestic Grand Teton mountain range and tranquil Jackson Lake will be our backdrop for the Environmental Grantmakers Association’s 2011 Fall Retreat. The region is currently confronting many of the most pressing environmental issues of our time, and this Retreat will highlight their expression on the western landscape and in its rural communities, while tying the local stories to their global context and to similar struggles and problem-solving worldwide.

Tracking the Field Volume 5: Analyzing Trends in Environmental Grantmaking

EGA publishes Tracking the Field Volume 5. This report builds on the Environmental Grantmakers Association’s (EGA) grant research from 2007 to 2013, deepening our understanding of trends and gaps in environmental philanthropy.

Analyzing grant data from the supply side of funding within the environment movement, the Tracking the Field report provides an avenue for EGA members to see where their grantmaking fits into the larger environmental movement and how they can optimize their grant dollars to be more strategic and effective.

Executive Summary: 

Shrinking Timeline Underscores Need to Cut Carbon Pollution

This blog post was originally featured on the Hewlett Foundation's Blog, "Work in Progress". This post was authored by Erin Rogers, Program Officer, Environment Program at the Hewlett Foundation.

Save The Date: State of the States Policy Briefing February 24-26, 2014 | Detroit, MI

Mark your calendars for the 2014 EGA State of the States Policy Briefing in Detroit, Michigan! Stormwater Funders’ meetings will take place on February 24th, followed by the State of the States Briefing on February 25th and 26th. Registration will open in mid-December.

An article in today’s Chronicle of Philanthropy (below) touches upon what’s at stake.



Detroit Tests What Foundations Can Do to Rescue Troubled Cities

Sign up for EGA's Global Distance Learning Program: China

One planet, one experiment.
—E.O. Wilson

Global Distance Learning Program: China
October 2013 – April 2014

A rich, in-depth opportunity to build knowledge and take your grantmaking strategy to new levels!

The major environmental challenges we face do not respect geographical borders. As we rush towards a full world of 9.5 billion people, the global inter-dependence of all nations will become clearer, as will the need for global mechanisms to address these issues.

Register for the 2013 Federal Policy Briefing

The 2012 election cycle coincided with extreme weather across the country. Destructive forest fires raged throughout the West, the country experienced the largest drought since the dust bowl, and "super storm" Sandy destroyed homes and lives just one week before Election Day. Public officials and the media are beginning to recognize and report how these events relate to climate change and specifically affect our forests, oceans, health, agricultural sustainability, and energy policy. Will they be game changers for the political landscape as well?

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