Giving InSight

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
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Still not sure what the big deal is about fracking? HEFN Program Manager Ramtin Arablouei has 7 reasons why your foundation should be paying attention to this controversial method for extracting natural gas.
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March 11, 2013 by Niki Jagpal
Could fusing strategy and justice for strategic philanthropy increase effectiveness? Niki Jagpal from the National Center for Responsive Philanthropy advocates for that approach in this Giving InSight blog post.
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March 4, 2013 by Jon Cracknell
A blog post on summarizing the key findings on NGO and philanthropic activity surrounding fracking from HEFN's Fracking Survey 2012.
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February 25, 2013 by Alison Carlson
HEFN member Ruth Hennig shares her thoughts on why philanthropy struggles to attract and retain funders to environmental health issues, and what it can do to change that in this Giving InSight blog post.
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February 18, 2013 by Ruth Hennig
An interview with Grantmakers In Health's new President and CEO Faith Mitchell. Faith shares her plans for GIH, visions for health philanthropy, and opportunities for collaboration on health determinants and disparities.
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Amy Panek serves as Senior Program Officer for the Park Foundation’s Environment Program, with its grant-making focused on ensuring drinking water in the United States is clean, affordable and accessible, and is protected and managed as a public good.  T

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