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The Claneil Foundation supports effective individuals and organizations who are committed to improving the health of families and communities through advancements in health and human services, a sustainable food system, education, and the protection of our environment. As an active family foundation, sustained family engagement is a key element of our operations.
I was drawn to HEFN Leadership because I liked the spirit of active engagement with other funders. I noticed a culture of thoughtful collaboration and appreciated the willingness to challenge and be challenged. I was impressed with the consistent and smart leadership the HEFN staff and steering committee showed in educating the philanthropic community about the many critical issues related to hydrofracking.
In its commitment to invite the philanthropic community, other affinity groups, and non-profit partners to work on the many intersections of health and environment so that innovative ideas, diverse leadership, and better grantmaking can occur.
Hiking in the Wissahickon Valley Park which is part of Philadelphia's 10,500-acre park system, one of the largest urban park systems in the world.