Diane Ives

Diane Ives has worked with The Kendeda Fund since 2003, and currently serves as the fund advisor for the People, Place, and Planet program. Diane has also worked with the Tides Foundation, Beldon Fund, Putnam Foundation, and the Enlyst Fund. Her experiences include national programs that advance environmental and economic sustainability; locally based community development … Continued

Dena Kimball

Dena Kimball is the executive director of The Kendeda Fund. She also oversees the Girls’ Rights program. Before joining The Kendeda Fund in 2014, Dena served as the Vice President of Network Support for Teach For All; the Vice President of Alumni Affairs and the Deputy Vice President of Admissions for Teach for America; and … Continued

Reimagining the Financial System to Meet Social and Ecological Needs

What They Do The Capital Institute seeks to explore and effect the economic transition to a more just, regenerative, and thus sustainable way of living on this earth through the transformation of finance. Since its founding, Capital Institute has emerged as a provocative new voice grounded in a deep understanding of mainstream finance. The organization … Continued

Gun Violence Prevention

Vision Overview Goals Grants VISION We want all Americans to be safe from gun violence. The first step is to create the conditions for productive discussions around this issue, one where common sense prevails and those with divergent viewpoints can find new ways to collaborate and move forward around common goals. OVERVIEW Gun violence is … Continued

Veterans

Vision Overview Goals Grants VISION We believe that time in nature and outdoor activities can be powerful forces for healing, rehabilitation, and restoration for Americans returning from military service. We want to support veterans and their loved ones on their path toward reconnection, the building of resilience, and mental and physical health. Overview Our Veterans … Continued

Uniting a Global Climate Movement

What They Do 350.org is building a global climate movement through online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions that are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries. The number 350 means climate safety: to preserve a livable planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere … Continued

Montana

Vision Overview Goals Grants VISION We envision a day when Montana’s vibrant communities, wildlife and wildlands, and clean air and water are treasured by and protected for all. Overview We support grassroots programs and organizations that empower local people in their work to improve wellbeing for all and protect Montana’s beauty. The state is a … Continued

Atlanta Equity

Vision Overview Goals Grants VISION The Kendeda Fund envisions equitable access to high quality education and economic opportunity for historically marginalized populations and communities of color in metro Atlanta. Overview There is tremendous need and urgency to address the growing racial and economic disparities in Atlanta. Since its inception, the Kendeda Fund’s Atlanta program has … Continued

Our Programs

The Kendeda Fund supports the dignity of individuals and the sustainability of communities through investments in transformative leaders and ideas. Atlanta Equity The Kendeda Fund envisions equitable access to high quality education and economic opportunity for historically marginalized populations and communities of color in metro Atlanta. Learn More Girls’ Rights We empower girls worldwide by … Continued