Karabi Acharya of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation discusses the importance of maintaining a global view for problem-solving as a grantmaker.
Lance Chrisman from the Anthem Foundation outlines the work Anthem and the American Lung Association are doing to decrease smoking in public housing residences.
Debbie Reznick of Polk Bros. Foundation describes the work they've done with Michael Reese and the Chicago Community Trust to improve the health of those experiencing homelessness.
Noah Atencio discusses what winning the Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking meant to him and the Community First Foundation, detailing the work done by the Innovators Society.
Nearly 9,000 wildfires tore through the State of California in December 2017, burning 1.2 million acres of land, destroying more than 10,800 structures and killing at least 46 people.
Mexico experienced two major earthquakes in the September 2017. The first, hitting the southern coast of Mexico on September 8th, was one of the biggest recorded in the area at a magnitude of 8.1. Only eleven days after this first major disastor, on September 19th, Mexico was hit with another earthquake, at a magnitude of 7.1. Many deaths have been reported from both earthquakes and several major cities including Mexico City, Puebla, and San Juan Raboso have large amounts of rubble, with many people trapped under collapsed buildings.
Healing Across the Divides (HATD) is a new member of the Council on Foundations.
The Council on Foundation's Public-Philanthropic Partnership Office hosted a webinar with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Children and Families (ACF) to help foundations understand the regular programs and goals of the agency.
My great aunt, Georgeanna Gibbs Browne, born in 1876 in Philadelphia, was a victim of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C).