Resilience at Work: How Nonprofits Adapt to Disruption. How Funders Can Help-Members Exclusive

The S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, has released a new report, Resilience at Work: How Nonprofits Adapt to Disruption. How Funders Can Help.(Log-in required) It describes seven characteristics of resilient organizations, as well as principles that can help pave the way for funders who want to enhance nonprofit resilience. The report includes profiles of seven nonprofits that confronted and effectively responded to a range of disruptions.

2020-04-28T08:30:14-07:00April 28th, 2020|News, Resources|Comments Off on Resilience at Work: How Nonprofits Adapt to Disruption. How Funders Can Help-Members Exclusive

Climate Change, Health, and Equity Survey Findings: Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities-Members Exclusive

Results from the Climate, Health, and Equity Project survey from the Health & Environmental Funders Network (HEFN)

This report summarizes the findings of a fall 2019 survey on the landscape of climate change, health, and equityfunding and organizational work. The survey’s purpose is to add to the understanding of the resource gaps, needs, and opportunities in this critical and expanding field. Seven philanthropy serving organizations (PSOs) jointly designed and distributed the survey: Biodiversity Funders Group (BFG) / Climate and Energy Funders Group (CEFG), Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA), Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and […]

2020-04-23T08:14:49-07:00April 23rd, 2020|News, Resources|Comments Off on Climate Change, Health, and Equity Survey Findings: Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities-Members Exclusive

BFG Members Discussion on Philanthropy’s Response to COVID-19 — April 8, 2020-Members Exclusive

https://biodiversityfunders.org/resources/bfg-members-discussion-on-philanthropys-response-to-covid-19-april-8-2020/

BFG Members Discussion on Philanthropy’s Response to COVID-19 — April 8, 2020

We hope this message finds you and your families healthy and safe.  By remaining connected and learning from each other during this difficult time, our community can emerge from the COVID-19 crisis even stronger. We invite you to join us for a members-only discussion on conservation and environmental philanthropy’s response to the global pandemic and economic crisis.

You’ll have a chance to hear from fellow funders about the ways in which the pandemic is changing how we work with our grantee-partners (including pooled funds, general […]

2020-04-22T11:12:59-07:00April 22nd, 2020|News, Resources|Comments Off on BFG Members Discussion on Philanthropy’s Response to COVID-19 — April 8, 2020-Members Exclusive

Global Conservation Webinar: Convention on Biological Diversity 3/30-Members Exclusive

Most grantmakers are familiar with the UN Climate Conference, established at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio De Janeiro. Whatever their specific funding priorities and strategies are, everyone understands the importance of global alignment to combat climate change. The UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) isn’t as well-known but was initiated at the same time, bringing civil society, business, and governments together to set conservation targets and legally binding agreements to protect biodiversity.

In this webinar, three experts on global biodiversity policy explained why all environment and conservation funders should know about the Convention on Biological Diversity and share examples of how […]

2020-04-03T08:36:16-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Global Conservation, Resources|Comments Off on Global Conservation Webinar: Convention on Biological Diversity 3/30-Members Exclusive

How BFG Is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic-Members Exclusive

(Duplicate of notice sent via email last week)

In a normal year, hundreds of members and program partners of the Biodiversity Funders Group (BFG) would be gathering in different places this spring to learn, strategize, collaborate and have fun together. As the COVID-19 virus officially becomes a global pandemic, our main concern now is the health and safety of our staff and members—and everyone else we might come in contact with. Following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and the city of San Francisco, we are committed to doing all that we can to help […]

2020-03-18T11:52:14-07:00March 18th, 2020|News, Resources|Comments Off on How BFG Is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic-Members Exclusive