Didn't have a chance to catch all of our Inside Policy funder briefings? No worries. Here are five themes that emerged during our series that identified ways funders can play a proactive role in policy change as conveners, communicators, and financial supporters.Read More | 0 comment(s)
By Alicia Kitsuse, Program Director for Older Industrial CitiesJuly 19, 2017
By TFN StaffJuly 17, 2017
PLACES fellows embark on a year-long process focused on creating more equitable neighborhoods and communities — and learning how to turn ideals into outcomes. Deadline to apply is Oct. 31, 2017!Read More | 0 comment(s)
By TFN StaffJuly 10, 2017
Mark your calendars!
TFN is proud to co-sponsor Charting a Climate, Health, and Equity Agenda: Charting a Climate, Health, and Equity Agenda, along with the Climate and Energy Funders Group/CGBD, Environmental Grantmakers Association, Grantmakers In Health, Health and Environmental Funders Network, Nov. 14, 2017, in Detroit.Read More | 0 comment(s)
By Nancy Stoner and Gail Bingham via Grantmakers in HealthJuly 07, 2017
The Flint water crisis starkly illustrates the public health risks associated with unsafe drinking water. But how can funders help communities reduce the risk of lead exposure? Check out this helpful read via Grantmakers In Health, co-written by TFN's Stormwater Funders' Group Co-Chair Nancy Stoner of the Pisces Foundation.Read More | 0 comment(s)
By Elisa Levi, The Circle June 27, 2017
This post is cross-posted from The Circle.
PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF…
I am a mother, sister, and aunty. I share the adventures of life with my partner Jr Olson and my 17-year-old son, Shadowhawk. I am blessed to be surrounded by lots of good people, both biological and chosen family that keep my heart filled with laughter, good meals, and celebration.
I grew up in a small community in BC’s Interior and looking back I understand how fortunate I was to feel connection and belonging. I learned at a young age to know one’s neighbors and to help others. Moving to the bigger cities of British Columbia, the small town upbringing has stayed with me. I love that my family and I have cultivated a feeling of comfort in our home that extends to our friends and visitors.
In my downtime, I enjoy being in communion with nature. I am incredibly humbled by how small we are in comparison with the magnitude of nature. Spending time in nature is a reminder to take care of and be responsible in the way that we interact with our surroundings.
I am an avid reader of all genres and hope to motorbike around Turtle Island in the coming years. One of my biggest goals right now is to continue learning more of my language so we can use it more and more in our home and daily life.Read More | 0 comment(s)
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