June 2014

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
When Groundswell Fund entered the treacherous waters of capacity building around Integrated Voter Engagement (IVE) three years ago, they did so acutely aware of the pitfalls it would entail. But even that didn’t prevent missteps and many “teachable moments.” After an 18-month pilot, and the launching of a full 24-month program with 10 groups in early 2014, Vanessa Daniel of Groundswell Fund shares their top 10 lessons learned in this blog post.
Climate change is hot. In the news, that is. But visibility isn’t enough. So far the climate movement has struggled to build enough public support and political will for real climate solutions. Health and social justice funders and their grantees have an historic opportunity to help turn the tide. Here’s why.

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Ogonnaya Dotson Newman is a senior program officer in the Environment program at The JPB Foundation. JPB’s mission is to advance opportunity in the US through transformational initiatives that empower those living in poverty, enrich and sustain our...

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