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Page: Request for Proposals

Grassroots Organizing for a Clean Energy, Forest Positive, Socially Just Future Grassroots organizing has frequently been able to move the needle on pressing social issues, and it is increasingly clear that organizing plays an essential role in environmental action and advocacy. Despite its importance, grassroots organizing receives only around 5% of environmental funding. The Bioenergy... Continue Reading

Resource: Organizational Assessment of U.S. Marine and Global Seafood Markets Grantees – Equity Practices and Policies

This report is the result of a six-month research effort to understand the ways in which equity, diversity, and inclusion practices manifest among the U.S.-based NGOs of the Packard Foundation’s U.S. Marine and Seafood Markets strategies. We initiated this project to both increase our shared understanding of organizational strengths around equity, as well as highlight… Continue Reading

Insight: Packard Foundation joins philanthropic institutions condemning the violence at the U.S. Capitol and calls on leaders to protect democracy

Today the Packard Foundation joined more than 55 philanthropic institutions in signing a letter condemning the violence at the U.S. Capitol this week, calling on elected leaders to protect democracy, and urging them to move forward with addressing the nation’s pressing challenges. The signers stated that “safeguarding the health, security, and rights of people and… Continue Reading

Page: Paid Family Leave

Our grantees are working toward comprehensive paid family leave policies that are equitable and accessible, so that families can be stronger, healthier, and set up for long-term success. The United States is one of the few countries in the world without a national paid family leave policy. Paid family leave (PFL) policies—which allow workers to... Continue Reading

Page: Insuring America’s Children: Getting to the Finish Line

In 2007, the Packard Foundation launched the Insuring America’s Children: Getting to the Finish Line initiative, with a goal of insuring 95 percent of all U.S. children in the coming decade. Since that time, the Foundation has funded state-based advocacy organizations that are defending and advancing policies that support comprehensive health insurance coverage and improve... Continue Reading

Page: Pediatrics Supporting Parents Initiative

With the birth of a new baby comes much change in the lives of families. While joyful, these times can be challenging as parents meander through dirty diapers, feeding challenges, sleepless nights, immunizations, and developmental milestones. Growing up healthy means supporting a child’s physical needs as well as their capacity to form secure relationships, experience... Continue Reading