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New Climate Justice Fund Takes Shape and Lands Another Backer
In recent years, the concept of resilience has grown as a philanthropic priority, aiming to strengthen the ability of communities to withstand impacts typically associated with climate change.
A Foundation Looks to Better Understand How Plastic Is Polluting the Seas
Marine plastic pollution has been a secondary, but growing concern in the huge field of oceans philanthropy. Perhaps part of the ... One of the biggest players in this space has been charity Ellen
A "Textbook Example of Ethnic Cleansing." Who's Helping the Rohingya of Myanmar?
Open Society Foundations
Can private philanthropy make much of a difference in the face of .... As we've reported before, the philanthropic arm of the Swedish home goods
Irvine Foundation Awards Nearly $21.4 Million in Grants
James Irvine Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation has announced twenty-nine grants totaling more than $21 million to expand opportunity for people in
How Much Money Has Been Going to Ocean Philanthropy? And Who's Giving?
But, as with all philanthropy, it can be hard to pin down exactly how much ... It's also important to put this funding in context in a feverish
With Ocean Ecosystems Facing "Total Annihilation," Where Should Funders Be Focused?
Walton Family Foundation
When tracking oceans philanthropy, it's easy to be blown away by the volume of private wealth at play coming from some of the largest foundations
De-funding homelessness prevention would hurt seniors and taxpayers alike
But the Oak Foundation funding, which is the program's primary support, sunsets this summer. Without new funding, the program—the only one of
$5M MiracleFeet grant advances mission to end crippling clubfoot
The Oak Foundation grant will provide the Carrboro nonprofit with $1 million a year for five years, enough to help at least 20,000 children with
Oak Foundation Awards MiracleFeet $5 Million Grant to Help End Disability Caused by Untreated ...
The grant provides general operating funds to make clubfoot treatment ... The full treatment of 60,000 children under the five-year period of this
Nonprofit Spotlight: Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program
As of 2016, roughly 2,000 students have taken part in the program, which has over 100 partners in the form of philanthropic
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