Resource Library

The Resource Library contains publications, links, recordings, and other material on environmental health and environmental justice topics from HEFN and external sources.

Tracking the Field
Environmental Grantmakers Association
This is the taxonomy of terms used by the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) for its Tracking the Field grants database, including an appendix of an additional...
Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition
This resource provides background information about the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition's Lead Safe Home Fund, a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership that supports...
Sacramento River Bend Outstanding Natural Area, Bob Wick / Bureau of Land Management.
Juliet Christian-Smith
The Water Foundation, in partnership with the US Water Alliance, water leaders across the...
Four hands of businessmen collect gear from the gears of the details of puzzles.
This report summarizes the findings of a fall 2019 survey on the landscape of climate change, health, and equity funding and organizational work. The survey’s purpose is to add to the understanding of the...
Pixabay image by Olga Lionart
This list of COVID-19 resources includes quick links to philanthropic and nonprofit guidance on dealing with the coronavirus crisis, plus updates on what HEFN members are doing to help during this time of...
The Lead Funders Action Network is a collaborative of funders interested in prevention and mitigation of lead poisoning by partnering on action-oriented philanthropic projects. In addition to funding legal...
Michael Lerner, Karen O'Brien, Pete Myers, Rachel Pohl, Marni Rosen
This is an October 1999 letter from several grantmakers inviting colleagues to join in forming a new Health and Environmental Funders...
Next Street
Lead risk endangers a large number of properties and families nationwide: Over 24 million homes have significant paint hazards—3.6M of which house young children—and an estimated 10 million have...
Next Street
The JPB Foundation engaged Next Street to carry out a research program in late 2018 with a goal of accelerating the scale and pace of investment in lead remediation, leading to a meaningful...
IoT network of devices
HEFN created this one-page resource sheet as part of its July 24, 2018, webinar, "Coming to a Neighborhood Near You: How the 5G Revolution Could Increase Everyone’s Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields."...

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Picture of Ogonnaya Dotson-Newman
Blog posted on April 1, 2021
I met Jalonne White-Newsome over a decade ago when I was an Environmental Health Associate at WE ACT for Environmental Justice. From the moment I received an email from her (which contained her bio)...
Picture of Cynthia Renfro
Blog posted on March 3, 2021
We are in a new moment in philanthropy, you, me, here today in 2021. If you had asked me even five years ago if I would use polite, southern and reparations in the same sentence I would have laughed...

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