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David Fukuzawa of the Kresge Foundation shares what the Kresge Foundation and the Health and Housing Funders Forum are doing to encourage funding at the intersections of health and housing in this blog post
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Vanessa Daniel of the Groundswell Fund and Phil Johnson of the Heinz Endowments reflect HEFN’s 2012 Annual Meeting on how philanthropy can overpower polluter influence to win healthier conditions for people and the environment.
Beto Bedolfe
Giving thanks for the service and leadership of three funders rotating off of HEFN’s Steering Committee this year in this blog post.
Rebecca Ruggles, Coordinator for the Maryland Environmental Health Network (MEHN), and Consultant to the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers’ Green Funders shares the significant (and sometimes serendipitous) conversations and events that helped launch...
HEFN's Program Manager Ramtin Arablouei shares his perspective on and hopes for diversity in philanthropy.
An interview with our colleagues at the Environmental Grantmakers Association. Rachel Leon and Franny Canfield share insights from EGA's latest grants tracking report, Tracking the Field, and what it tells us about environmental health philanthropy.
Making the case for why friendly disagreement among funders can often lead to successful collaboration.
HEFN Director Kathy Sessions discusses the questions she hears most often about philanthropic investment in environmental health and justice work: how much is there, where is it going, where does it come from, and whether it is increasing or decreasing.
HEFN's inaugural Giving InSight blog post describes what it’s like to sit where we sit and see what we see from HEFN’s unique spot in the field of environmental health and environmental justice philanthropy.

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Consultant, Climate, Health, and Equity Project
Shalini Gupta joined HEFN as a consultant to its Climate, Health, and Equity Project in June 2019.

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