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Exploring the Textile Exchange Regenerative Agriculture Landscape Analysis Report

With regenerative agriculture fast gaining momentum in the fashion and textile industry, brands don’t have the luxury of a one-size-fits-all set of practices or solutions to implement. The concept is nuanced, so how can they make concrete investments in regenerative projects? Textile Exchange’s latest report, the Regenerative Agriculture Landscape Analysis, provides a landmark framework for

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Trust-Based Philanthropy in 4D Webinar Series | Session 2: Embracing and Embedding a Trust-Based Culture

The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project, in partnership with the Environmental Grantmakers Association, Blue Sky Funders Forum, and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders, is pleased to announce a four-part webinar series on using trust-based values to guide your philanthropy’s grantmaking practices, culture, structures, and leadership. Culture is an organization’s general way of being, expressed in organizational norms, assumptions, and

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In the Kitchen Call: Nurturing Internal Culture

Discuss efforts to nurture resilient, anti-racist internal philanthropic culture during our March member peer conversation. SAFSF staff and board members will share experiences from our ongoing work to build more equitable internal and operational practices, and how these efforts translate to our external programs and statements. We will also highlight opportunities to engage in the

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Trust-Based Philanthropy in 4D Webinar Series | Session 3: Building and Reinforcing Trust-Based Structures

The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project, in partnership with the Environmental Grantmakers Association, Blue Sky Funders Forum, and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders, is pleased to announce a four-part webinar series on using trust-based values to guide your philanthropy’s grantmaking practices, culture, structures, and leadership. An organization’s structures — the hierarchies, systems, protocols, policies, standardized processes, and technologies —

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In the Kitchen: Strategic Planning

Our April In the Kitchen Call will be a forum for member feedback on SAFSF's future direction facilitated by strategic planning consultants Asha Carter and Beth Schermerhorn of Cambium Collective. This is an opportunity for members to share their thoughts and ideas candidly. Funders serving on the Strategic Planning Task Force will be participating, but

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Structurally Rooted Systemic Inequality Requires Social Justice Solutions

Hosted by SAFSF and Duke University World Food Policy Center Structural inequality establishes and maintains dominating relationships, where certain groups of people are valued more than other groups of people. This plays out in every aspect of our society. Relational, robust, structurally rooted social justice informed equity is the way to deconstruct manifestations of structural

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Trust-Based Philanthropy in 4D Webinar Series | Session #4: Cultivating Trust-Based Leadership

The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project, in partnership with the Environmental Grantmakers Association, Blue Sky Funders Forum, and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders, is pleased to announce a four-part webinar series on using trust-based values to guide your philanthropy’s grantmaking practices, culture, structures, and leadership. An organization’s leadership team plays a key role in upholding and reinforcing values and

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Funder Farm Bill Chats

During the 2022 SAFSF Policy Convening: Commit to Action, we heard from you that you want to connect more regularly with your peers specifically around the farm bill. We couldn't agree more!Please join us and your peers for the kick-off of our monthly SAFSF Funder Farm Bill Chats! These chats will be a time for

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Funders + Lawyers + Family Farmers = Success

The Farmers Lawyer story of saving 245,000 Family Farms from Illegal Foreclosures in the 1980s and Why Funding Legal Strategies is Crucial This session will tell three stories. The first story is how Sarah Vogel, then a solo practice lawyer in North Dakota, brought a lawsuit against USDA for nine broke farmers that grew into a case

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Philanthropy Listening Session on the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Together with Grantmakers in Health, we are pleased to be working with the White House to promote a philanthropy listening session regarding the upcoming White Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. The White House invites you to join a listening session for philanthropic organizations on the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health which

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