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// OCTOBER 8, 2020

SAFSF News & Resources is a funder-only email for members and colleagues across the philanthropic community.

Staff Grows to Keep Up With Members and the World

A Message From Executive Director Virginia Clarke

SAFSF’s staff is working to keep up with our members, the news, planned and unplanned-for activities, making sure community voices are included and heard and staying abreast of what’s coming next. To that end, we will be adding two new full-time, remote positions to our team in the coming months. Read more

Support Wildfire Response & Recovery Funds: Food & Agriculture System

In response to the recent wildfires affecting California, Oregon, and Washington, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (SAFSF) is tracking wildfire philanthropic response and recovery funds that focus on the food and agriculture system. This is a dynamic resource. If you know of a fund that is not currently on this list, please contact [email protected]. Feel free to circulate the directory link widely.

SAFSF Picks of the Month

The US Agriculture System Is a Disaster for Farmworkers and the Planet Jacobin

‘Make Farmers Black Again’: African Americans Fight Discrimination To Own Farmland NPR

Shifting Practices, Sharing Power? How the US philanthropic sector is responding to the 2020 crises Council on Foundations