September 2013

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
HEFN's 2013 Annual Meeting is quickly approaching. In this blog post, HEFN Director Karla Fortunato outlines seven reasons this year's Annual Meeting is a can't-miss event for funders of environmental health and environmental justice.
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September 23, 2013 by Alexandra Russell
A Win for the Environment, A Win for Democracy: the Case for Collaboration is a new report from the Money in Politics Working Group of the Funders Committee for Civic Participation. Alex Russell, Director of the working group, shares highlights from the paper on existing partnerships and opportunities for collaboration between funder interests in money in politics and the environment.
HEFN's blog, Giving InSight, turns one this month! In this blog post, HEFN staffers take a look back on some notable posts and on our goals for blogging.
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September 9, 2013 by Shorey Myers
The Jenifer Altman Foundation's Shorey Myers has 5 good, bad, and ugly reasons why US environmental health funders should be interested in the European Union.
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September 3, 2013 by Phillip Dodge
This guest post from the Health and Housing Funders' Forum discusses their work with the federal government to map public and private grants data on health and housing investments.
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Andrea Bretting joined the Claneil Foundation in 2008, bringing with her many years of experience with local, national and international nonprofits. She began her career in Philadelphia as a community social worker. 

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