May 2021: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

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Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their work. This month features updates from the Castellano Family Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, McKnight Foundation, and Walton Foundation. 

Are you a current Friend or Leadership Circle member of NCFP with an update or good news about your foundation that you would like to share with Family Giving News readers? Please email us. Interested in learning more about the families involved in NCFP’s Friends of the Family network? Go here.

The Walton Family Foundation Is Explicitly Confronting Climate Change

The Walton Foundation’s new strategic plan puts new emphasis on the emergency of our time, framing climate change as a driving force behind its long-running work on water and tying it explicitly to several of the environmental program’s core goals.

Congratulations to NCFP Friends and Partners Being Recognized by Philanthropy 100

Philanthropy 100 is a list of people, organizations, and companies making a positive difference in our world. Congratulations to the Nathan Cummings Foundation, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, and East Bay Community Foundation for being recognized.