What They Do Southface works to build a regenerative economy, responsible resource use and social equity through a healthy built environment for all. Southface programs, like Grants to Green and the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, illustrate practical ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy and water efficiency upgrades. Southface’s work in low income energy issues, … Continued
What They Do Guns Down began in 2016, after the Pulse nightclub shooting, as an effort to demand policies that move the country toward a future with fewer guns. Using bold digital and on-the-ground campaigns, unexpected partnerships, and a sophisticated media strategy, Guns Down works hard to shine a bright light on the economics and … Continued
This report celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Grants to Green, an innovative program empowering nonprofit organizations to reduce energy and water costs, and to invest the savings in fulfillment of mission.
In As the South Grows, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and its partner, Grantmakers for Southern Progress, explore the challenges and opportunities for progressive change work in the South.
What They Do Hopa Mountain’s Strengthening the Circle is a Native Nonprofit Leadership Program that aims to build the capacities of experienced and emerging nonprofit organizations that respond to the needs of American Indian families and communities. This Native Nonprofit Leadership Program consists of a four-day annual convening for executive directors and Board members with follow-up … Continued
What They Do Giffords Law Center works at the local, state, and national levels by providing technical assistance, free of charge, to lawmakers, advocates, legal professionals, law enforcement, and citizens who seek to make their communities safer from gun violence. By providing critical support for the enactment of effective and defensible legislation at the state … Continued
What They Do Community Justice Reform Coalition is a national advocacy coalition that promotes and invests in evidence-based policies and programs to prevent gun violence and uplift criminal justice reforms in urban communities of color. CJRC believes that freeing communities from trauma begins with reimagining and redefining what safety and security mean for those at … Continued
What They Do The Trace is an independent, nonprofit public interest journalism news site dedicated to shining a light on America’s gun violence crisis. Every year in our country, firearms are used in nearly 500,000 crimes and involved in the deaths and injuries of more than 110,000 people. Employing the full toolsets of modern reporting … Continued
Reflections from recent trips to Nepal, India and Bangladesh, however, have helped me to see the community-driven change we want to support in a subtler, more nuanced light.