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08/07/2018 - Forty-One Minutes to Save The World: Investing in Nuclear Security Grantee News From Peace and Security Funders Group: Forty-one minutes. That’s how long it takes for a North Korean nuke to reach Washington, D.C. That’s less than an episode of the Handmaid’s Tale and, apparently, less than the time we spend eating all our daily meals. … Continue reading

- Women’s voices are still lacking in foreign policy op-eds Grantee News From Foreign Policy Interrupted: WE FACE A STAGGERING ARRAY OF FOREIGN POLICY CHALLENGES today: climate change, extremism, epidemics, increasing inequality, threats of nuclear war, and cyber-attacks. Yet, somehow, we continue to underutilize a valuable resource to address these … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

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

Topic: Why We’re Closing our Public Inquiry Process At the Compton Foundation, we believe that philanthropy is at its best when it is open and transparent, and we strive to make our grantmaking process respectful of those who are fundraising. It is in that spirit that we share … Continue reading