News & Insights

The latest perspectives, news, reports, and resources from around the Foundation.

Staff Spotlight
October 18, 2021

Javier Torres-Campos Q&A with Inside Philanthropy

Surdna's Thriving Cultures Program Director, Javier Torres-Campos recently spoke with Mike Scutari of Inside Philanthropy about the past, present, and future of the philanthropic sector. The excerpt below was first published by Inside…

Staff Spotlight
October 15, 2021

Mekaelia Davis Q&A with Economic Opportunity Funders

The following excerpt is from an interview between Economic Opportunity Funders Network and Mekaelia Davis, Program Director, Inclusive Economies, Surdna Foundation: What is the mission of your foundation, and how does addressing economic equity…

Careers
July 29, 2021

JOB: Director of Impact Investing

The Surdna Foundation, a New York City-based family foundation, seeks a Director of Impact Investing to lead internal and external impact investing activities of the Foundation. The Director of Impact Investing will manage, refine, and enhance…

From the President
June 18, 2021

Juneteenth: Promise and Progress

At long last, Juneteenth is recognized as a national holiday. It marks the day Black enslaved people in Galveston, Texas learned that they were legally free on June 19, 1865--a full two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation…