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

March 17, 2021

Rising Up for Racial Justice

In the spirit of sharing knowledge at The Funders Network's "Rise Together" conference, we curated a list of four ways funders can support BIPOC communities. Each of these resources has helped shape how Surdna thinks about and funds racial justice.…

February 5, 2021

Surdna Joins the Climate Funders Justice Pledge

“Surdna was proud to support Building Equity and Alignment for Impact’s (BEA) report, which found that 12 national environmental funders gave just 1.3% of their annual giving to environmental justice groups. There is an abundance of BIPOC-led…

From the President
January 18, 2021

Answering Dr. King’s Question: Where Do We Go from Here?

On this day of remembrance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I'm acutely in need of solace and inspiration. In recent days, I've found myself reaching for his 1968 book, Where Do We Go from Here? Chaos or Community? because the question of…

From the President
January 7, 2021

The Attack on the Capitol: A Call for Accountability and Action

Yesterday's lawless attack on Congress at the Capitol building was an unbelievable and yet completely predictable attempt to overturn the results of America's electoral process and subvert our democracy. It is a direct result of dangerous…