February 2014

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
HEFN has two new issue briefs designed explicitly for funders just getting acquainted with environmental health philanthropy. Read more about what they offer in this blog post.
Charleston Gazette headlines:  Pregnant?  Bottled H2O recommended
In this guest post, Vanessa Daniel of the Groundswell Fund challenges funders to see the crisis in West Virginia as an opportunity to strengthen philanthropy and the state's grassroots power.
February 10, 2014 by Robet McClure and Amy Solomon
By teaming up with journalists, the Bullitt Foundation helped Seattle schools take steps to protect children from toxic air pollution. Get the scoop in this blog post from Amy Solomon at the Bullitt Foundation and Robert McClure from InvestigateWest.
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On January 29, 2014, funders toured the latest frontier in the U.S. fracking boom: Los Angeles. Ramtin Arablouei shares descriptions and reflections from the LA Fracking Funder Tour in this blog post.
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Kathryn Gilje
Steering Committee Member
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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