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A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
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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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December 3, 2012 by Kathy Sessions
Several ideas for funders to help organizations find more resources beyond their known philanthropic networks.
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Vanessa Daniel
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.
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Beto Bedolfe
November 19, 2012 by Kathy Sessions
Giving thanks for the service and leadership of three funders rotating off of HEFN’s Steering Committee this year in this blog post.
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November 12, 2012 by Rebecca Ruggles
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 MEHN, a cross-sector forum dedicated to protecting human health and the environment in Maryland.
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Kathy Sessions is HEFN's Executive Director. In 1999 Kathy helped funders create HEFN, and she has worked to build HEFN and environmental health and justice philanthropy ever since.  She oversees HEFN’s programs and services, working closely with staff,...

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