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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

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? Read more

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. Read more