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09/30/2014 - REAL FOOD MEDIA PROJECT LAUNCHES NEW FILM LIBRARY AND CONTEST Grantee News From Real Food Media Project: SAN FRANCISCO, CA-The Real Food Media Project launches its annual short films contest and announces its new film library today. Produced by award-winning author Anna Lappé, the film library will be the largest … Continue reading

09/16/2014 - Brother Earth: The Final Communiqué Grantee News From Movement Generation: On the eve of this week’s United Nations Climate Summit in New York — and the accompanying mass protests in the streets — Movement Generation is proud to release a new comedic video with legendary … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

Topic: THE BUSINESS OF CHANGE IS CHANGING: ADAPTING OUR PRACTICE What can grantmakers do to better support our grant partners? This is a question that has been asked often within philanthropic circles. Research by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and The Center for Effective Philanthropy provides some insights into how to … Continue reading ...

Topic: This is what leadership looks like: For Lani Shaw 1967 – 2014 We spend a lot of time in philanthropy trying to define leadership—at the Compton Foundation, we have expanded the way we think about leadership to use a transformative lens: what does transformative leadership look like for those of us working … Continue reading ...