Stories

Foundation, President's Updates, Resiliency

Resiliency: Why It Matters, How Nonprofits and Funders Can Build It

Resiliency: Why It Matters, How Nonprofits and Funders Can Build It

Lauren B. Dachs writes about the Foundation’s commitment to building organizational capacity.

Water

Toward Water Sustainability: A Blueprint for Philanthropy

Toward Water Sustainability: A Blueprint for Philanthropy

New release from the Water Funder Initiative offers a roadmap for expanded collaborative action.

Foundation, President's Updates

President’s Update, Winter 2016

President’s Update, Winter 2016

Lauren B. Dachs writes about the Foundation and its work.

Education, Character

The Power of Play (video)

The Power of Play (video)

Playworks believes in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid and creates a place for every kid on the playground – a place where they belong, have fun, and are part of the game.

Water, Environment

California Water Foundation (video)

California Water Foundation (video)

The California Water Foundation (CWF), an initiative of the Resources Legacy Fund, is committed to achieving a sustainable water supply to meet the needs of California’s farms, cities, and environment today and into the future.

Education, Education policy

Children Now (video)

Children Now (video)

Children Now leverages its in-house policy expertise and coordinates a broad, diverse network of organizations who care about kids to make children the top priority in California.

Foundation, President's Updates

President’s Update, Spring 2015

President’s Update, Spring 2015

Lauren B. Dachs writes about the Foundation and its work.

Education, Character

The New Presidio Parklands Project (video)

The New Presidio Parklands Project (video)

The New Presidio Parklands Project will create a civic space reconnecting Crissy field with the heart of the Presidio, including an expanded campus for youth development and experiential learning programs.

Education, STEM

Teacher Residencies (video)

Teacher Residencies (video)

California public school students deserve teachers who are well-prepared from their first day of work. The Fresno Teacher Residency aims to meet this need by providing an innovative pathway to teaching that is grounded in exactly what Fresno students will need.

Education, Character

Techbridge (video)

Techbridge (video)

Techbridge offers high quality afterschool programs that expose girls to science, technology and engineering. Techbridge builds their confidence and skills by engaging them in hands-on projects and connecting them with industry mentors to inspire them to go to college and pursue science, technology, and engineering careers.