Stories

Education, STEM, Character

Education Program: Investing in Knowledge, Skills, and Character

Education Program: Investing in Knowledge, Skills, and Character

Susan Harvey describes how the Foundation is building on early STEM funding, and supporting youth character development.

Foundation, President's Updates

President’s Update, Summer 2016

President’s Update, Summer 2016

Lauren B. Dachs and colleagues describe the Foundation’s core lines of work which provide focus for the remaining years of the spend down, through 2020.

Effectiveness, Resiliency

Preparing for the Future at Sustainable Conservation

Preparing for the Future at Sustainable Conservation

This nonprofit explored and pursued opportunities to strengthen resiliency as a part of an overall commitment to capacity building.

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.