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06/20/2018 - World Refugee Day video Grantee News From Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security: Despite navigating a world of constant disruption, Syrian women and girls living as refugees in Jordan, Turkey, and Lebanon bravely share why and how they continue to challenge inequalities and stereotypes … Continue reading

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

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