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Achieving Outsized Impact on the Environment

Achieving Outsized Impact on the Environment

This week, in conjunction with the Environmental Grantmakers Association annual retreat, the Windward FundThe JPB Foundation, and Arabella Advisors shared a new memo: “How Donors Can Achieve Outsized Impact on the Environment with Non-Endowed Funds.” The memo explores how non-endowed funds are building bridges and enabling connections that are helping to advance the environmental movement. 

The memo itself represents a collaborative effort: In partnership with The JPB Foundation, the Windward Fund commissioned Arabella Advisors to convene a group of six non-endowed funds, gather their collective insights, and build a narrative together around the work they all do. Through the memo, the groups exemplify the power of using these grant-making vehicles to build a stronger environmental movement and to help funders better understand how they might use such vehicles to complement their existing grant-making tools. Among the findings in the memo:

The six funds that contributed to the memo are:

Interested in learning more about how non-endowed funds can benefit climate and environmental justice groups? Download the full memo here.

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