04/26/2018 - The World Is Getting More Dangerous. What Are Peace and Security Funders Trying to Do About That? Grantee News From Peace and Security Funders Group: At the beginning of this year, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved its famed “doomsday clock” a bit closer to midnight—to two minutes, the closest point it’s been since 1953. We live in … Continue reading

04/12/2018 - Domestic abusers: Dangerous for women — and lethal for cops Grantee News From Fuller Project: Linda Pope faced a flood of red and blue lights as she arrived at the hospital on the night her husband was killed. Cincinnati Police Officer Daniel Pope had been shot in the head while … 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