Stories From 2019

Nov 13, 2019

Ep 43: They Need to Know

Do we have a right to clean air and water, a stable climate, and a healthy environment? It turns out that, constitutionally, we don't. Delaware Riverkeepr, Maya van Rossum, is trying to change that by fighting for environmental protections with constitutional law. Maya and community advocate, Kate Stauffer, talk about the Green Amendment movement, the importance of community, and what it means to use and tell other people's stories for the cause.

Nov 11, 2019

11.11.19 US News

East Bay Community Foundation awards civic engagement grants, Gina McCarthy joins Natural Resource Defense Council as president and CEO, Good360 launches Regional Operation Centers, and more.

Nov 11, 2019

11.11.19 NC News

The North Carolina Community Foundation provides hurricane recovery grants, the Burning Coal Theatre presents "Camelot," Raleigh Arts Commission to hold grant workshops, and more.

Nov 6, 2019

Ep 42: From the Ground Up

How do we build cities that allow nature to improve our social, economic, and physical well-being? LaTresse Snead is the Director of The Nature Conservancy's Building Healthy Cities Program and Wm. Jahmal Miller is the Vice President of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Common Spirit Health. These two childhood friends reconnect and discuss the connections between nature, health equity, and social justice.

Nov 4, 2019

Smarter Investments to Improve Oral Health

A study commissioned by DentaQuest reveals an agreement within the dental community on the importance of preventative care and framing oral health as a social issue.

Nov 4, 2019

Stretching Family Control Over Charitable Interests

When a private foundation is established alongside either a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trust, you and your family can receive all the usual benefits of these trusts while retaining charitable control—potentially forever.

Nov 4, 2019

Collaborating with Community Nonprofits to Address the Opioid Epidemic

The combination of a macro-vision with micro-community resourcing and collaboration is going to help us face our most pressing challenges. Collective impact can be achieved when active partners share their skills to reach a common goal.

Nov 4, 2019

Bridging the Gap: Healthcare Workers Visit Curamericas Global’s Newest Casa Materna

Since 1983, Curamericas Global has reached over 1.4 million people in seven countries, including the United States. Curamericas Global’s approach saves vulnerable women and children by establishing local partnerships and delivering effective, self-sustained programs that respond to clear needs and gaps in the community.

Nov 4, 2019

Implementing Trauma-Informed Care in Your Nonprofit

Nonprofits often benefit and work with individuals who have experienced trauma in their life. This means that the way we provide care and services needs to be trauma-informed. Dr. Peter Gamache and Jackie Griffin from Turnaround Life, Inc. talk about why this is important and what steps nonprofits should do to ensure trauma-informed care happens from top to bottom.

Nov 4, 2019

11.4.19 US News

Keith Haring Nurse Practitioner Postgraduate Fellowship in LGBTQ+ Health launches, the Council on Foundations hires Margaret Bandera as COO, OneCause releases "Social Fundraiser Study," and more.