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16 Jan 2020

A Balancing Act: Navigating Power in Our Capacity Building Efforts

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As funders, we are committed to funding programs as well as strengthening the organizations that deliver these programs. Strategies to strengthening organizations can include general operating support and multi-year commitments as well as additional...
01 Feb 2018

Flexing Your Shareholder Muscle: How Foundations Can Amplify Impact with Strategic Shareholder Engagement

Thursday, February 1, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Impact investing is a hot topic in philanthropy these days. Foundations of all sizes are taking a careful look at how to mobilize beyond grantmaking’s 5 percent mandatory distribution requirement and aim for greater impact by activating the 95...
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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...

Funded by the Educational Foundation of America, New Study Finds Potential for High-Impact Philanthropy Untapped in South

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Funded by the Educational Foundation of America and the Kresge and Mary Reynolds Babcock foundations, the report argues that the South is fertile ground for philanthropic investment and boasts both the skills and infrastructure necessary to empower...
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17 Foundations Join Forces to Divest Fossil-Fuel Stocks

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The Educational Foundation of America and the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation are among the 17 foundations who have vowed to divest the fossil fuel stocks in their endowments and invest at least five percent of their assets in clean-energy companies,...