Funder Q&A with Philip Johnson of Heinz Endowments

Philip R. S. Johnson, Senior Program Director of Environment & Health, Heinz Endowments Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Heinz Endowments seeks to help the region thrive as a whole and just community. They concentrate on advancing a sustainable future for the community and planet, successful learning outcomes for young people and their families, and building…

A Better World for Kids: What Kids Funders Can Do About Climate Change

Wednesday, September 15 * 1:30-2:00 pm eastern Kids funders are experts in education, brain development, healthcare, trauma, mental health, and more. The environment hasn’t typically been considered a kids issue. And yet education, brain development, healthcare, trauma, and mental health are all impacted by our changing climate. It’s time for kids funders to grapple with…

Funder Q&A with NorthLight Foundation

With contributions from Kate Sinding Daly, Trevor Thompson, & Celia Bottger NorthLight Foundation envisions a world where the Earth’s environment is healthy, protected, and sustained for future generations. In practice, this looks like developing new leaders, encouraging collaborations across movements, facilitating a just transition away from resource extractive economies, and communicating the need for urgent…

Funder Q&A with Jill Fuglister of Meyer Memorial Trust

Jill Fuglister, Healthy Environment Portfolio Director, Meyer Memorial Trust Grounded in a vision of a flourishing and equitable Oregon, Meyer Memorial Trust is committed to investing in change at the systemic level to address inequities and disparities. Their Healthy Environment program seeks to nurture a resilient natural environment while supporting the well-being of Oregon’s diverse…

A Primer on Environmental Justice and Children – Q&A with Children’s Environmental Health Network

With contributions from Kristie Trousdale. What is environmental justice and how does it connect with children’s wellbeing and development? Environmental justice is achieved when all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status, are able to live, learn, work, play, and pray in places with clean air to breathe and safe water to drink and…