Upcoming Events

Sep 22
In-Person Meeting | Napa, California
The Retreat will provide an opportunity to connect with colleagues where a unique natural environment connects with the history of the...
Sep 25
In-Person Meeting | Oakland, California(Livestreaming option available)
Funders are invited to an important briefing on protecting the right to protest.
Oct 8
In-Person Meeting | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Join Blue Sky's 5th anniversary celebration, where they will be unveiling a shared narrative for the field—the culmination of a multi-year...
Oct 10
In-Person Meeting | The Joyce Foundation, Chicago, Illinois
The Lead Funders Action Network invites funders interested in addressing, reducing and preventing lead exposures to learn, network and find...
Nov 7
In-Person Meeting | Washington, D.C.
Mark your calendar to attend the GIH Fall Forum from November 7-8, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Each fall, GIH offers programming designed for...
Nov 18
In-Person Meeting | Fresno, California
Registration is now open for "The Transformative 2020s: Two Decades of Groundwork for a New Decade of Change," HEFN 2019 Annual Meeting and...
Dec 3
In-Person Meeting | Chaska, Minnesota
This event will provide new mindsets and tools for funding and evaluating collaborative approaches to systems change.

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

Dolores Huerta (front row, 3rd from right) and community activists from the San Joaquin Valley.
Blog posted on September 4, 2019
HEFN's 2019 Annual Meeting will take place in Fresno in the thick of California’s San Joaquin Valley, which holds a number of valuable lessons for the rest of the country, as the United States...
Kathy Sessions
Blog posted on July 27, 2019
In 1999, Michael Lerner at the Jenifer Altman Foundation and his colleagues were concerned that the health of people, wildlife, and ecosystems all were being harmed by toxic pollution, but they saw...

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