On behalf of Charly Moore, JM Kaplan Fund 2017 Innovation Prize
Dear CGBD Members:
There are so few programs offering support to innovative projects in the environment space that we wanted to be sure that one such initiative is on your radar: The J.M.K. Innovation Prize.
In 2017, the prize program will award ten $175,000 grants to early-stage organizations that are tackling environmental, social justice and cultural heritage challenges in the United States through innovative means. The J.M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based family foundation, has played an important role in supporting the environment over its 75-year history and […]
The Foundation Center and International Human Rights Funders Group has published their 2017 Edition of
and have also released their latest research:
including Environmental and Resource Rights:
and Human Rights Defenders:
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, in partnership with five other foundations, has announced the creation of a $1.5 million fund to strengthen native management of the newly designated Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah.
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The attached document, is entitled, “Toward Water Sustainability: A Blueprint for Philanthropy.” It is the WFI aim that this blueprint, assembled with input from more than 150 experts from across the West, serve as a tool for helping increase focused, impactful philanthropic investment that can accelerate the transformation needed to bring water basins into balance and strengthen the resilience of water systems across the U.S. West and beyond.This week the Water Funder Initiative (WFI) released the blueprint through its website (http://www.waterfunder.org/) and on the websites of many of the supporting foundations, but the […]
From Urgent Action Fund Latin America and also available in Spanish a new report http://bit.ly/1JFsNUS ties together many issues–the higher number of women victims among murders of environmental defenders, the trend that some are calling “the criminalization of protest,” and in some countries a closing civil space for NGOs and activists.