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The Heart of Community, Pictured

An array of images compose the photo slideshow below from The Heart of Community: Reflections on Justice & Giving event, which featured readings of Giving Back. 165 more words

Black Philanthropy

Marion Nestle Challenges Funders to Be More Strategic and Political

by Jenny Rempel, Tom Ford Fellow in Philanthropy, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation

Food systems funding is hot right now. Foundations are supporting everything from food hubs to community gardening, and often without much coordination. 679 more words

Thought Leaders

Atlantic Shows Support for Grassroots Organizing in Sandy-Affected Communities

By Abigail Westbrook, Special Assistant to the Founder and CEO,
The Atlantic Philanthropies

With our U.S. offices located in New York City, Hurricane Sandy hit close to home. 323 more words

Thought Leaders

Funding the Future of Activism

By Hugh Hogan, Executive Director, North Star Fund

At a time when our city, state and nation are in great need of effective organizing for equality and justice, … 341 more words

Thought Leaders

Five Borough Farm: Supporting Urban Agriculture in New York City

By Abby Youngblood, Food and Environment Program Officer, North Star Fund and Coordinator, Community Food Funders

New York City communities face myriad challenges related to our health, economic vitality and social and ecological well-being. 881 more words

Program Recaps

Movement Building and System Change

By Mitch Nauffts, PhilanTopic

(This post originally appeared on PhilanTopic, the Philanthropy News Digest blog, on May 14, 2012 and is reprinted with permission.) 1,150 more words

Program Recaps