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Annual Conference Spotlight: A Former Marine Turned Sustainability Crusader

By Tere Figueras Negrete, Communications DirectorFebruary 23, 2017

As a tough-talking Marine who trained as a fighter pilot and has done a stint inside the Pentagon, Col. Mark "Puck" Mykleby might seem like an unlikely ally in the battle over environmental stewardship and sustainable living. But Mykleby is not just an ally. He’s an undaunted crusader - and the Closing Plenary speaker at our TFN Annual Conferene in Saint Paul., Minn, March 20-22.

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Remembering David Burwell, Transportation Visionary

By Diana Williams, Consultant to the Funders' NetworkFebruary 15, 2017

Remembering David Burwell, who served as policy advisor for TFN’s Transportation Reform Funders Group and spent most of his life successfully demonstrating why transportation is like air: It affects everything.

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The Doctor Is In: Bolder Advocacy Offers Tips on Advocacy Work at TFN's Annual Conference

By Tere Figueras Negrete, Communications DirectorFebruary 06, 2017

How can funders support - or even engage in - advocacy work? The Bolder Advocacy Initiative of the Alliance for Justice will be onsite at our TFN Annual Conference in Saint Paul for one-on-one guidance.   

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Saint Paul Spotlight: Philanthropy's Post-Election Gameplan

By Funders' Network January 19, 2017

As a new administration takes the helm in Washington, how will philanthropy navigate the road ahead?

Join us for the Funders' Network Annual Conference in Saint Paul, Minn., March 20-22, 2017, for analysis and discussion of our post-election climate — and how funders can become even more engaged and effective.

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How Can Philanthropy Help Disaster Relief and Recovery?

By TFN StaffJanuary 12, 2017

Learn how our Philanthropic Preparedness, Resiliency & Emergency Partnership (PPREP) program, in partnership with the Center For Disaster Philantrhopy, helps foundations to lead in the face of disasters.

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