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The Hewlett Foundation and fossil fuels

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, one of the US’s biggest and most influential foundations, has taken a small step to distance itself from financing fossil fuels. 775 more words


Screen Guards And Pouches: The Wrong Impression

Okay, you possess several smart devices: iPhone 6, Blackberry Passport and even an iPad

Even though they weren’t bought from the sweat of your brow and the prices could go a long way to help your poor dad… 256 more words


Why won't foundations divest from fossil fuels?

In an opinion piece for the Chronicle of Philanthropy last spring headlined Foundations Must Move Fast to Fight Climate Change, Larry Kramer, the president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Carol S. 1,124 more words


Mackintosh Foundation provides $30,000 endowment to UIU

The Henry George Mackintosh Foundation has provided a $30,000 endowment for the establishment of the Martha M. Moeller Scholarship Fund at Upper Iowa University. The Houston-based Foundation includes directors Pete Mackintosh and Rob Mackintosh, sons of Henry Mackintosh and grandchildren of Martha Moeller, who attended UIU as a student in the 1890s. 659 more words


July Roundables Plus an Event from our friends at Town Hall Los Angeles

After you’ve registered (RSVP deadline is Thursday, July 9th) for one of our chapter’s local Roundtable Luncheons on Tuesday, July 14th, take a moment to look into these events: 224 more words

I Love to See the Temple

I love to see the temple.
I’m going there someday
To feel the Holy Spirit,
To listen and to pray.
For the temple is a house of God, 297 more words


Columbia becomes the first US university to divest from private prison companies

Columbia University, which manages a $9.2 billion endowment, has decided to pull its money from companies that run private prisons, citing the “larger, ongoing discussion of the issue of mass incarceration that concerns citizens from across the ideological spectrum.” 261 more words