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Will our food break the climate or save it?
Foundation: United Nations Foundation

Ryan Hobert is the managing director for Climate and Environment at the United Nations...more

Tackling climate challenge through food and agricultural innovation
Foundation: United Nations Foundation

Ryan Hobert is the managing director for Climate and Environment at the United Nations...more

Biden Plans Big Pledge on US Emissions Cuts
Foundation: United Nations Foundation

The upcoming virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, which will open on Earth ... “The world is already experiencing the devastating impacts of climate ... climate crisis, including emissions...more

I need a philanthropist to help me
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, United Nations Foundation

Philanthropy is about people giving their time, help and care to causes they ... Philanthropic activities come in many forms, some people choose...more

Colorado Gives Day raises awareness and funds for nonprofits in Greeley, Weld County
Foundation: Weld Community Foundation, United Nations Foundation

Weld Community Foundation — The foundation partners with donors to set up funds to provide the county with support resources. The foundation...more

Sustainability, resilience master plan earns final approval
Foundation: United Nations Foundation

The Environment, Sustainability and Resilience Master Plan melds themes from the ... The master plan was generated by the Chancellor's Environment, ... Creating a Center for Sustainability and...more

Documents show Polis taking $1M in donations for top jobs
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Telluride Foundation, United Nations Foundation

One example of the lack of disclosure is a grant listed from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The state's database offers no details about...more

Jared Polis is taking big money from private donors to fund key positions in Colorado governor's ...
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Telluride Foundation, United Nations Foundation

One example of the lack of disclosure is a grant listed from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The state's database offers no details about...more

Graff Donates $1 Million To Help Combat The Coronavirus Pandemic
Foundation: United Nations Foundation

The funding is being provided by the Graff Foundation, the London-based company's charity that supports philanthropic activities around the world. ... request by the United Nations Foundation and the...more

Graff Foundation Pledges $1 Million to WHO's COVID-19 Response Fund
Foundation: United Nations Foundation

Funded by Graff, the foundation is a U.K.-registered charity that supports philanthropic activities worldwide. ... The fund was set up by the United Nations Foundation and the Swiss Philanthropy...more



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Is Corporate Philanthropy Dead?


Senay Ataselim-Yilmaz, Chief Operating Officer, Turkish Philanthropy Funds, writes that philanthropy often solves the very problems that stems from market failure. Some social issues, however,  cannot be tackled by questioning the return on investment.




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