01/17/2020 - A New Generation Seeks to Give It All Away Now News From the Compton Foundation: Families create foundations typically to establish a long-term philanthropic legacy, but a new study shows some want to see the immediate impact of their giving.   When the Robina Foundation was created in 2004 with … Continue reading

01/10/2020 - A 2020 Resolution for Peace and Security Funders Grantee News From Peace and Security Funders Group: One of the most important New Year’s resolutions that funders can adopt in 2020 is to make our sector more equitable, more inclusive and more diverse, starting with our own institutions. Study after … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

Topic: The Fierce Urgency of Now: News from the Compton Foundation “We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.… Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words, ‘too late.’” Rev. … Continue reading

Topic: How a Podcast and the Funders Behind it Are Shaking up Climate Communication “Mothers of Invention” is a decidedly different kind of climate communications effort. The fact that it’s a podcast dedicated to climate change already makes it one of not many (I also like “Climate One” and “Think 100%”). It’s hosted by … Continue reading