August 2020 E-News

August 2020 E-News

Check out this month’s E-News to find out about our successful community summit, learn about grantees protecting privacy & promoting racial justice from facial recognition technology, meet A/V & Tech Support Jeremy Allen, and so much more!

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March E-News

March E-News: Grantees Reducing Plastic Pollution, Announcing the Grassroots Challenge, New Staff Roles at Rose, and so much more!

Grantees Reducing Plastic Pollution, Announcing the Grassroots Challenge, New Staff Roles at Rose, and so much more!

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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.

Posted in News & Features, Reports

It’s Groundwater Planning Time Get Help Navigating the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

Check out these helpful resources and this important notice from Rose Foundation partner Community Water Center!

Summer and fall are especially important times for groundwater planning. In preparation for this period, Community Water Center (CWC) has just released two new resources for protecting drinking water quality in the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).

Posted in Reports

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.

Posted in Reports

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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Consumer Financial Education Fund Impact Report 2012 – 2016 Rose Foundation Report

Helping Underbanked Consumers Avoid Excessive Debit Card and Overdraft Fees: A Cy Pres Success Story

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CEQA in the 21st Century: Environmental Quality, Economic Prosperity, and Sustainable Development in California Rose Foundation Report

New economic study shows CEQA protects the environment without stunting economic growth.

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Grantee Releases Study of Oil Drilling Activities in Kern County Grantee Report

The Kern Kaweah Chapter of the Sierra Club released a study indicating significant underestimation of NOx emissions associated with oil and gas well drilling activities in Kern County, California. You can read the full report here on our website.

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Final Report Released for Northern Ventura County Coastal Watershed Project Grantee Report

On behalf of Rose Foundation, Blue Tomorrow performed environmental sampling and a watershed assessment of five coastal watersheds in northern Ventura County. The Report and Executive Summary is now available!

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