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09/16/2014 - Brother Earth: The Final CommuniquĂ© 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

09/09/2014 - Announcing our 2014 Open Call Grantee News From Citizen Engagement Lab: We are excited to announce the launch of the 2014 Open Call. Now through October 3rd, Citizen Engagement Lab will be accepting applications from innovative and inspiring social change entrepreneurs who are looking for … 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 ...