Posts Tagged ‘region’

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Fighting Global Climate Change Requires Foundations to Give Local

  The following op-ed originally appeared at The Chronicle of Philanthropy. With permission, it is reprinted here in its entirety. By James E. Canales and Kate Wolford Climate change is one of the most urgent challenges of our time — so pressing it brought nearly 170 nations together this spring to sign a landmark agreement. While […]


Aimee Witteman: Foundations rally around regional strategies with global implications

Last week, representatives from 14 foundations with interests in energy policy and climate change gathered at The McKnight Foundation for a daylong meeting to explore how we might better collaborate around efforts in the Midwest. Convened by McKnight in conjunction with our key regional partners Energy Foundation and RE-AMP, the meeting was designed for the […]


Eric Muschler: Moving the Market

Routines have their good points. They sustain ongoing work, and provide reliability and consistency for people and grantee relationships. But routines aren’t often hotbeds for bold and innovative ideas. So in March, McKnight’s Region & Communities program jumped outside our normal routine, and announced the “Moving the Market” competitive request for proposals. The Region & […]