Environmental funders are aware of the need to diversify the movement and build support, especially in urban centers. Protecting our environment depends on having a robust and diverse grassroots base.
All Maryland Philanthropy Network members with interests in urban greening, climate change, community resiliency, conservation, environmental protection, and sustainability are invited to participate in this meeting.
Who will benefit if Maryland adopts progressive climate change policies and programs in 2016? The Maryland Climate Change Commission has committed to addressing equity, public health, and economic development as part of its work. Thus low income communities and vulnerable populations stand to benefit significantly. Commissioners Stuart Clarke, Lynn Heller, and Delegate Dana Stein will offer a briefing on the Commission's work.
Fracking Case Studies- Communities Mobilizing to Protect Health & Water: Amy Panek of the Park Foundation in New York and Phil Johnson of the Heinz Endowments in Pennsylvania will join us by Skype to share their reflections on how the shale ga
On May 19th, advocates, public health, and foundation people came together to share concerns related to the intersection of environment and health. The Maryland Philanthropy Network Green Funders hosted a meeting with Dr.
The Baltimore City Sustainability Plan which came out in early 2009 catalogues the City's manyenvironmental and urban greening initiatives.
Maryland Philanthropy Network members are invited to join the Green Funders Affinity Group welcome Ken Cook, Founder and President of the Environmental Working Group. The mission of EWG is to use the power of pub
The Green Funders will meet to review our work to date on Water and Food, and to develop future topics. Allen Hance and Rebecca Ruggles will report on a recent small group discussion about Green Jobs and the opportunity to coordinate with the Wor