In this short video, Valerie Rockefeller, the chair of the board of trustees, describes how our mission-aligned investment strategy has evolved and deepened, from divesting from fossil fuel holdings to investing in clean and renewable technologies.
A June 2018 review of the Peacebuilding program examined the program’s evolution and reflected on key takeaways from its grantmaking between 2011–2018.
“Community philanthropy is based on the premise that all communities have their own assets: money, skills, knowledge, networks, etc. When these are pooled together, they build community power and voice.”
The Global Fund for Community Foundations and the Foundation Center’s report illustrates ways to provide people with a greater stake in the investment made in them, as each community member can contribute skills, knowledge, and networks required for positive social change.