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Young protesters march carrying signs that say "Save Our Future"
Photo by Julian Meehan.

The Most Courageous Climate Action Isn't National, It's in the Streets

It’s time to support these young people as they wake up their elders. It may be the only thing that saves us. See you in the streets. I’ll be there, marching beside my daughter.
Four wind turbines on a grassy plain

(Image by American Public Power Association on Unsplash)

The RBF Approach to Carbon Offsets

The RBF tracks its annual electric and transportation energy use and counteracts the calculated total greenhouse gas emissions through carbon offsets.
Impactful financial and ecological growth symbolized through stacks of coins, each with a small plant growing larger and larger on each stack.

Coalition of Foundations Launch the Tipping Point Fund to Scale the Impact Investing Field

With $12.5 million in initial funding, the TPF will begin making grants in 2020 to support the growth and integrity of impact investing.
Cover of the report Divest Invest Philanthropy—Five Years After Launch, which shows a series of wind turbines on a flat landscape.

The Croatan Institute surveyed all philanthropies that had signed the Divest-Invest pledge since 2014 for its report.

New Report Shows Divesting Foundations Can Build Value Without Sacrificing Values

The report surveys all philanthropies that have signed the Divest-Invest pledge since 2014.
Photo courtesy of the D.C. Public Library/Dr. Darrell C. Crain, Jr., Photograph Collection.

2018 Annual Review: President's Message

How can foundation philanthropy disentangle itself from the vast infrastructure of economic inequality that gave birth to it? How can we help correct the economic balance so that capitalism serves democracy—not the other way around?

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