03/02/2015 - Veterans’ portraits bring war’s consequences into sharp focus Grantee News From New York Foundation for the Arts (Soldiers Stories): LA Times, Article By DAVID PAGEL War isn’t what it used to be. Nor are war stories. Since 2006, Jennifer Karady has been making elaborately staged portraits of veterans … Continue reading

02/20/2015 - Welcome to the Future: Future Economy’s New Website! Grantee News From Ecotrust: Couchsurfing. CSAs. Neighborhood energy. Co-ops. Promising, hip business models are cropping up all around the country. Do they constitute the new economy we all long for, the one people have been out in the street demanding—the one … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

Topic: Philanthropy Must Lead With Its Heart This article originally appeared in the Chronicle of Philanthropy on February 12, 2015. It beautifully states what we at the Compton Foundation believe about our work and we are inspired by the leadership that Peter and Jennifer Buffett, and the … Continue reading

Topic: Connecting the Disconnected Article by Ellen Friedman featured in the December 2014 issue of Alliance magazine: ‘Our task is to make whole what is broken, unite what is separated, heal what is wounded, and connect across divides.’ -Louise Diamond I can vividly remember … Continue reading