Environmental Conservation

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Banding Together for the Trees

“I believe that you just cannot do work on environmental issues at the local level without the community [being] involved,” says Elaine Chiosso, Executive Director of the Haw River Assembly (HRA). Her organization has spent six years advocating for better… Continued “Banding Together for the Trees”

Conserving Land and Legacy

With your help, we have granted $767,111 to environmental organizations through Fund for the Triangle since FY 2013-2014 While strolling through Good Hope Farm on a sunny afternoon, one gets the curious feeling that the farm is a living, breathing… Continued “Conserving Land and Legacy”

A Family Commitment to Change

How much is enough? That question stuck in Dave’s mind after participating in a JustFaith group at his church, where they met once a week to learn about major issues like hunger, poverty, racism, immigration, and more. He started adding… Continued “A Family Commitment to Change”

An Interview with Jerry VanSant

What fuels your passion (for the environment)? I have no professional background in the environment, rather, my experience lies in the evaluation of nonprofits and the nonprofit sector. I have always cared about the outdoors, even as a young child,… Continued “An Interview with Jerry VanSant”

Environmental Groups Take a Closer Look at the Diverse Populations they Serve

This summer, donors gathered at the Triangle Donors Forum centered around Environmental Advocacy. The event, held at the NC Botanical Garden, led to a discussion with Conservation and Diversity Coordinator at the Conservation Trust for NC, Melanie Allen, about a… Continued “Environmental Groups Take a Closer Look at the Diverse Populations they Serve”