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05/12/2015 - Museums must take a stand and cut ties to fossil fuels Grantee News From: Not an Alternative: Re-creation at the Natural History Museum of a 2009 climate change exhibition at New York’s American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), this time with an oil pipeline attributed to Koch Industries, a company co-owned … Continue reading

04/29/2015 - In Search of a New Aesthetic Grantee News From: The Arctic Cycle Chantal Bilodeau kicks off the series Theatre in the Age of Climate Change with an account of her trip to the Canadian Arctic and how that changed how she wanted to write plays. This … 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