06/12/2019 - Prime Minister names first Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security Grantee News From the Compton Foundation’s Women Peace and Security Initiative: Gender equality plays a critical role in creating lasting solutions to the challenges we face around the world – from building economies that work for everyone to advancing peace … Continue reading

04/17/2019 - A MESSAGE FROM THE FUTURE WITH ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ Grantee News From Sunrise Movement: TODAY, THE INTERCEPT launches “A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” a seven-minute film narrated by the congresswoman and illustrated by Molly Crabapple. Set a couple of decades from now, it’s a flat-out rejection of … 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