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10/14/2017 - Funds That Can Put Your Investments on a Low-Carbon Diet Grantee News From As You Sow: If you care about climate change, your money can help shrink your carbon footprint. You can buy appliances that are more energy efficient or a hybrid or electric car — or, better yet, a … Continue reading

10/12/2017 - As the Threat of Nuclear War Grows, ‘the bomb’ Breaks the Silence Grantee News From the bomb / Women Make Movies: Like the Nobel Peace Prize–winning group ICAN, Eric Schlosser’s multimedia creation raises awareness about a looming catastrophe. By Mark Hertsgaard Are you under 35? If so, you’re the target audience of … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

Topic: Seeds of Peace In recognition of women’s indispensible role in conflict prevention and peacebuilding, the Canadian government recently announced a “feminist international assistance policy” that allocates $150 million for international development projects that are led by, and of benefit to, women. This is … Continue reading

Topic: Staff Change It is often said that the only thing we can count on is change. Over the course of the 60-plus years of the life of the Compton Foundation, that has been very true. This Foundation has grown and evolved, moved … Continue reading