02/28/2019 - Gender-Lens Investing Strategies for 2019 News From our Treasurer, Emilie Cortes: Four strategies that can help fuel the momentum behind investing in organizations, products, and services that benefit women. After a decades-long outcry for data proving that gender-smart investing makes financial sense, today reams of … Continue reading

02/14/2019 - Peace and Security Philanthropy Isn’t Just About Conflict; It’s Also Key to Curbing Climate Change Grantee News From: Peace and Security Funders Group Iconic images of World War II Europe and Japan, of Vietnam after Operation Ranch Hand, and of post-ISIS Mosul show total destruction of lives, communities, and ecosystems. They are also a reminder … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

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

Topic: All-In Philanthropy Audre Lorde famously claimed that “The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.” Yet most of philanthropy tries to do exactly that, working to advance social justice using wealth that comes from, and perpetuates, the inequities of the global … Continue reading