Archive for November, 2011

North Star Fund presents: A Special Screening, “Lost in Detention”

Sunday, November 27th, 2011

Please join North Star Fund for a special screening of the Frontline investigative report “Lost in Detention”, followed by discussion with award-winning correspondent Maria Hinojosa on Wednesday, November 30th, 6:30p-9pm at Skadden Arps located at 4 Times Square, NYC (…

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A Message of Gratitude

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Dear Friend,This week, Funding Exchange staff members are thinking a lot about the conversations we are proud to be a part of:
  • Bold dialogue that is big enough to hold everyone in our community – our partners whose ancestors were

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Social Justice Philanthropy Disproportionately Affected by Recession, Report Finds

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Social justice grantmakers have been disproportionately affected by the global financial crisis and remain vulnerable to future economic shocks, a new report from the Foundation Center finds.

According to Diminishing Dollars: The Impact of the 2008 Financial Crisis on the

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FEX Fact #69

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

DID YOU KNOW…? That the FEX Network disburses an estimated $15M in grants annually to progressive organizations nationwide? That a lot of change to go around!…

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CPEHN: Achieving equity in Health Reform

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Join Foundation for Change as they once again serve as the local co-host for this CA Pan Ethnic Health Network training event.

Seizing the Opportunity: Achieving Equity in Health Reform

Time: November 17, 2011 from 10am to 2pm
Location: Sherman …

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Celebrating the work of Santa Barbara’s progressive community

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Fund for Santa Barbara once again celebrates the work of Santa Barbara County’s progressive community organizations & (in particular) the recipients of the Fund’s Fall 2011 Grants ~

DATE: Wednesday, December 7th

TIME: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

(Reception, Music …

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Families for Freedom

Friday, November 11th, 2011

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Families for Freedom is a grassroots network of families with loved ones facing risks of deportation that works with detainees and advocates for immigration reform.

FEX Fact #68 ~ The Power of Working Together

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

DID YOU KNOW….? The Funding Exchange and several of FEX Network funds are part of nearly 100 foundations from across the country which have committed to dedicate a majority of their grants to benefit under-served communities and to provide substantial …

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Supporting OWS through the FEX-model lens

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Hugh Hogan, Executive Director of the North Star Fund (NY) spoke with the Philanthropy News Digest last week. Hugh’s goal was to get readers to see the activism of Occupy Wall Street through the lens of the North Star tradition …

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Did you know?

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

In the 80s FEX made grants to the Puerto Rican Civil Rights Institute in support of their effort to take on difficult legal cases that amplified the corrupt state of democracy in Puerto Rico. The Institute represented the families of…

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