News & Insights

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

July 26, 2022

Threewalls Announces 2022 RaD Lab+Outside the Walls Fellows

THREEWALLS ANNOUNCES 2022 RAD LAB+OUTSIDE THE WALLS FELLOWS Five ALAANA-Identified Artists Receive Research Support for Racial Justice Work Artists Will Receive $400,000 to Support Five Year-Long Neighborhood-Based Projects in Chicago…

Andrus Family Fund
June 23, 2022

Meet Andrus Family Fund’s New Interim Director

A letter from Andrus Family Fund's Nyoka Acevedo: Dearest AFF Community, After two incredible years at the Andrus Family Fund (AFF), I am nervous and excited to share that my family is moving abroad, and my last day as interim director will…

Reports & Publications
June 15, 2022

Toward climate justice—A 10+ year evolution

What is climate justice? How are foundations incorporating it into their work and making a positive impact? Author Seema Shah, Ph.D. explores these questions in "Centering equity and justice in climate philanthropy." Commissioned by Ariadne and…

Thriving Cultures
June 15, 2022

Introducing the 2022 Just Tech Fellows

"The Just Tech fellows are acting on the urgent need to create technology that serves the public interest, and not just the interests of powerful elites. We need to do a better job supporting the people who care for humanity. So, all fellows will…

May 11, 2022

Sophy Yem Promoted to Senior Program Officer, Philanthropy

We are thrilled to announce Sophy Yem’s promotion to Senior Program Officer, Philanthropy at the Surdna Foundation.   In this role, Sophy will continue to lead the Foundation’s grantmaking, engagement, and relationships to support the…