May 2013

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
May 28, 2013 by Rachel Leon
Environmental Grantmakers Association Executive Director Rachel Leon talks about the rising risk of extreme weather events and rising tides caused by climate change in this commentary for Earth Day 2013.
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Sarah Christensen and Roger Kim FCCP 2013
How can environmental health and justice values and voices have more impact in the democratic process? Read HEFN's four takeaways from the Funders Committee on Civic Participation spring convening in this blog post.
President Jimmy Carter, Gibbs, and Congressman John Lafalce
May 14, 2013 by Lois Gibbs
Lois Gibbs – concerned mother turned environmental health organizer, advocate and philanthropic advisor – looks back at 35 years since Love Canal. And forward to greater philanthropic support for community organizing to protect health.
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energy comic
Reflecting on the Climate and Energy Funders Meeting and the Coal and Oil Funder Forum in late April 2013, HEFN's Ramtin Arablouei asks what's the bottom line for philanthropy on climate change in this blog post.
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Kathryn Gilje
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Kat Gilje is Executive Director of Ceres Trust. Ceres Trust, whose name honors the ancient goddess of agriculture, provides grants that support healthy and resilient farms, forests and communities; and the ecosystems upon which we all depend. Ceres Trust...

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