Giving InSight

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
Sarah Christensen and Roger Kim FCCP 2013
May 20, 2013 by Kathy Sessions
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.
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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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Sandy volunteers Rockaway Waterfront Alliance
April 29, 2013 marks six months since Hurricane Sandy devastated the New York and New Jersey shorelines. HEFN Communications Associate Lauren Linville outlines opportunities, challenges, and advice HEFN has heard from the field for philanthropy in this blog post.
Tags: Sandy
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Ramtin and Kim Wasserman Goldman reception
April 22, 2013 by Kathy Sessions
This blog post applauds this year's Goldman Environmental Prize winners, the world's biggest award for grassroots environmental heros, including North America winner Kim Wasserman Nieto who shared her community organizing work for cleaner air, climate justice, and neighborhood open space at HEFN's 2012 Annual Meeting.
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