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    News & Resources from July, 2011

    Remembering a Remarkable Environmentalist

    Jul 28, 2011

    Te Tika Mataiapo Dorice Reid, Global Greengrants Fund advisor, was a prominent environmental leader in the Cook Islands, where she was widely respected, admired and loved. Although she passed away last month, her legacy and memory will live on.

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    Global Greengrants Fund Earns 4-Star Rating

    Jul 28, 2011

    Global Greengrants Fund just received a 4-star rating for the fourth year in a row for sound fiscal management and efficiency from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.
    From the award letter:
    “Only 8% of the charities we rate… Read more

    Nayarit, Mexico: Anti-Dam Leader Recieved Death Threats

    Jul 28, 2011

    A Global Greengrants advisor and prominent activist is challenging a potentially destructive dam project in western Mexico. His work is dangerous, but he continues to fight.

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    Mining Company Sued for Torture: Historic Victory in Peru

    Jul 28, 2011

    Peruvian protesters come out victorious in a torture case against an English mining company with the help of a Global Greengrants grantee.

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    Turning Philanthropy on its Head on Alliance Blog

    Jul 25, 2011

    Check out our blog post on the transitions in two grantmaker membership organizations. What will the future hold? How can we encourage more global social change philanthropy?

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    Bulletins from Bolivia: A Community Rallies to Protect Their Land

    Jul 13, 2011

    A gold mine threatens a farming town in western Bolivia. Grassroots groups are pulling out all the stops to keep it from happening. Public opinion is shifting…and there is hope.

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