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Consumer Financial Education Fund: 2018 Impact Report Serving America's Vulnerable and Underbanked People

Our latest report is available now! 

Serving America’s Vulnerable and Underbanked People: A Cy Pres Impact Report details the impacts of the Consumer Financial Education Fund’s most recent round of grantmaking in 2018. The report describes lessons learned from the fund’s grantmaking process, anticipated impacts of the grants awarded, and provides an overview of the communities served by grantees.

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Congratulations to Chief Caleen Sisk and Denny Larson! 2019 Anthony Grassroots Prize Winners

Congratulations to our two Anthony Grassroots Prize Winners, Winnemem Wintu Tribal Chief Caleen Sisk, and environmental justice advocate Denny Larson.

Posted in Grassroots Funds, News & Features

In Memoriam – Denny Larson

On March 6, 2019, we lost Denny Larson – a friend, a teacher, a Rose Foundation grantee and funder, and a tireless partner in helping fenceline communities across our shrinking planet to demand environmental justice.

Posted in News & Features

Anthony Grassroots Past Winner Spotlight Celebrating 2017 Winner Regina Chichizola

It takes a village to build a strong movement, but there is always one leader who goes above and beyond for their cause. One such person is our 2017 Anthony Grassroots Prize winner Regina Chichizola for her dedication to protecting the California watersheds.

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Nominate Your Grassroots Hero to Win an Award on Earth Day! Anthony Grassroots Prize 2019

Who inspires you to fight for a just, sustainable future? If somebody you know comes to mind, now is the perfect opportunity to nominate a champion of grassroots environmental activism for the 2019 Anthony Grassroots Prize!

Posted in Grassroots Funds, News & Features

Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund: 2018 Impact Report Grantees, Accomplishments, and Impact Statistics

The Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund is now in its 16th year, and 2018 was one of our best years yet!

Last year, we awarded 46 grants totaling $175,900, hosted our annual free Grassroots Convening for 78 attendees, and awarded supplemental training scholarships to 12 grantees.

Click here for the full report.

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Donate Now to Defend the Forests, Plant the Seeds, and Build our Communities for the Next 25 Years

When you think about what it takes to demand clean water and air, to preserve our children’s future, and to protect wild places that nourish us and our planet – do you open your hand or clench your fist?

Posted in News & Features

Strategies for Health Justice: Lessons from the Field Report By Poverty & Race Research Action Council

This report is a comprehensive compilation of case studies, reflections, and strategic advice for working to advance environmental justice structural change and make genuine differences for front line communities.

The report mentions two members of the Rose Foundation community, Martha Matsuoka and Robert García. Martha is a Funding Board member of our new LA Water Justice Grants Program and is the Executive Director of the Urban Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. Robert is the Founding Director of California Watershed grantee The City Project.

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25th Birthday Bash and Film Fest Gallery

Take a look at some our our most memorable moments of the night!

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Reflecting on a Successful Summer Academy

Thanks to your support, we graduated 16 high school students through our 11th annual Summer Climate Justice Youth Leadership Academy this August. Watch the video above and get a glimpse of their educational journey.

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