Environment

Event
Mar.22
03/22/2021 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Webinar

Join CMF’s Green & Blue Network on World Water Day for a conversation with Liesl Clark, director of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy, about the state’s most pressing environment and public health concerns. The Green & Blue Network provides a space for all CMF members to learn from each other and experts to make intentional grants, impact policy and leverage grant dollars in the environmental space.

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Event type: Webinar
Audience: All Members
Funding Area: Environment



Event
Mar.10
03/10/2021 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Webinar

As we acknowledge a full year since the outbreak of COVID-19, the Office of Foundation Liaison and the Council of Michigan Foundations invite you to hear from Governor Gretchen Whitmer and members of her cabinet on priorities, opportunities and concerns for Michigan’s recovery in 2021 and beyond.

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Event type: Webinar
Audience: All Members



Resource
Released: 12/2013

In a white paper published by the Michigan Economic Center at Prima Civitas, Foundation Director John Austin defines Michigan’s “Blue Economy” and estimates the economic impact of water-based economic activity at nearly one million jobs and $60 billion annually.

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Resource Type: Report



Resource
Released: 08/2014

Building Power through Data-Sharing: Issues and Opportunities for Environmental Health and Justice Funders, a new report from Health and Environmental Funders Network, explores ways funders can build power in their fields through investments in data-sharing.

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Resource Type: Funder Briefing
Funding Area: EnvironmentHealth



Resource
Released: 07/2014

The report, “The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations: Mainstream NGOs, Foundations & Government Agencies,” is the most comprehensive report on diversity in the environmental movement. It surveyed 191 environmental non-profits, 74 government environmental agencies, and 28 leading environmental grant making foundations to investigate their gender and racial diversity composition, the majority of which state diversification as a “value.” The study included confidential interviews of 21 environmental leaders from diverse backgrounds and experience.

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Resource Type: External LinkReport
Funding Area: Environment



Resource
Released: 06/2015

As both investors and grantmakers, philanthropic foundations have a major opportunity to support the growing market for green bonds. For foundations focused on pressing environmental issues such as climate change, water, energy, and conservation, green bonds can be natural mission-related investments that mobilize a fuller array of philanthropic assets to expand the impact of often limited grantmaking dollars.

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Resource Type: Report
Topic: Investments
Funding Area: Environment