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27 May 2020

The COVID-19 Origin Story: A Case Study - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Where did COVID-19 come from? As its origin remains the subject of scientific debate, we as a society must confront our own behavior and its devastating effects on the environment. We must ask ourselves what environmental actions can we take to...
28 May 2019

Technology, Inequality and the Future of Work(ers)

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Technology has arrived and is rapidly changing the workplace at a magnitude that we have yet to fully grasp. From a projected 36 million American jobs facing "high exposure" to automation, to new jobs being created, to the changing relationship...
28 Mar 2018

Elevating the Public's Understanding of Science Through Popular Culture - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Join us for a Media Impact Funders-sponsored webinar exploring new ways for funders to engage the public with science and evidence, and advance understanding of science and the scientific process.
15 Sep 2017

Funders Guide to Climate Week NYC - On Topics Like The Rise of Subnationals and Beyond

Friday, September 15, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
This September 18-24 marks the 9th Annual Climate Week NYC, a time when leaders from around the globe gather in support of the Paris Climate Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This summit coincides wth the UN General Assembly, and...
07 Jun 2017

Trailblazers: The Bold States Leading the Charge on Climate Change

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
In the absence of federal legislation or a national will to put a price on carbon, the federal government is unlikely to make progress on climate action over the next four years. Recognizing that we can’t afford to wait that long, activists in some...
18 Apr 2017

Mobilizing for Mission - On Grassroots Climate Change

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
No matter our politics, one thing is clear these days. We’re all feeling called to take a stand for what we believe in. Join us for Mobilizing for Mission - a new program model designed to help philanthropy organizations keep up with the pace of...
09 Mar 2017

Secret Film Screening & Funder Discussion of Sundance Award-Winning Documentary

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
We invite you to join co-sponsors, Media Impact Funders and the Environmental Grantmakers Association , for a secret screening of a 2017 Sundance award-winning documentary film. Come see it before it hits the major outlet that just picked it up!

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Global Relief Initiative to Help Alleviate the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Release Date: 
04/08/2020
Responding to the severe and unprecedented challenges posed around the globe by COVID-19, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has announced a major new initiative which aims to help address the impacts of the pandemic.

Study Supported by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Finds Genetic Link to Extinct Relative of Humans in Four Modern West African Populations

Release Date: 
02/13/2020
UCLA computational biologists have discovered that four populations in West Africa can trace about 8% of their genetic ancestry to an archaic hominin, an extinct relative of humans that branched off from the hominid evolutionary tree more than 600,...
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