Upcoming Events

May 22
In-Person Meeting | Chicago, Illinois
The fourth installment of InDEEP Peer Learning Exchange will take place 22-24 May 2018 at the Joyce Foundation in Chicago, IL. Consider...
May 29
In-Person Meeting | Brooklyn, New York and Newark, New Jersey
In this meeting you will learn best practices and innovative approaches to climate resilience, one water strategies, and green...
May 31
Webinar | Online
Attend this webinar to learn of the Cancer-Free Economy Network's national-level collaboration, its projects, and its approach—as well as...
Jun 19
In-Person Meeting | Sacramento, California
This conference will bring people together to ensure water access and promote water consumption in every community in California and beyond.
Jun 19
In-Person Meeting | Spokane, Washington
The SAFSF 16th Annual Forum will focus on pathways to impact: leveraging power to challenge inequity in the food system.
Jun 20
In-Person Meeting | Chicago, Illinois
This conference will discuss strategies, best practices, and new priorities for adapting to change. And join HEFN's breakout session,...
Jul 10
In-Person Meeting | Twin Cities, Minnesota
This summit will provide attendees with the best ideas and strategies to advance One Water management, as well as the skills and tools for...
Sep 28
In-Person Meeting | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This conference will discuss innovative ways for small-staffed funders to grow their impact exponentially. And join HEFN's breakout session...
Sep 30
In-Person Meeting | Asheville, North Carolina
Save the date for EGA's Fall Retreat: September 30 - October 3, 2018. Registration will open in May.
Nov 28
In-Person Meeting | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mark your calendar for HEFN's 2018 Annual Meeting to be held Nov. 28-30. Look for more information to come soon.

Featured Resource

November, 2012
The Director of the Nat'l Institute of Environmental Health Services and the Nat'l Toxicology Program discusses environmental health, toxic chemistry, and the politics of chemical regulation.

Funder Story

When several funders noticed chemical hazards affecting people and wildlife, with little public awareness, regulation, or philanthropic investment, they took action. They formed a HEFN "Catalysts Collaborative" that has worked for nearly a...

From Our Blog

This natural spring emerges from a white cedar bog in the heart of the Pine Barrens wilderness.
Blog posted on May 9, 2018
How can traditional environmental conservation work be part of a collaborative effort to ensure clean water? Nathan Boon, Program Officer, Watershed Protection, at the William Penn Foundation, tells...
Spring cherry blossom tree
Blog posted on April 18, 2018
With our democracy and climate in crisis, what if all of philanthropy channeled more of its investment gains into deeper support for grant making? Scott Fitzmorris, board chair of the Wallace Global...

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