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New ‘Open Rivers Fund’ To Support River Conservation Efforts, Removal of Aging Dams 

Menlo Park, Calif.―The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Resources Legacy Fund announce the new ‘Open Rivers Fund’ to support broad-based community conservation efforts and the removals of aged dams. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation marked the organization’s 50th anniversary by granting $50 million to Resources Legacy Fund, to establish a new program, the ...
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Philanthropic Community Applauds Montreal Protocol Amendment to Phase Out Potent Greenhouse Gas, Prepares to Distribute $53 Million for Energy Efficiency in Cooling 

Kigali, Rwanda—Philanthropic fund of $53 million will help fast-start developing countries expand energy efficiency while phasing out hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used as coolants, doubling the climate benefit. A group of philanthropic donors applauds an historic amendment to the Montreal Protocol, under which the nations of the world agreed to phase out hydrofluorocarbons, a climate-harming greenhouse gas. ...
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Philanthropic Community Answers Call from Developing Nations to Create Fund to Help Expand Energy Efficiency Programs 

New York, NY — A group of philanthropic donors today announced a new fund to help expand energy efficiency efforts in developing countries. The new fund will help support government-funded work expected as the result of a Montreal Protocol amendment to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), potentially doubling climate benefits compared to only reducing HFCs. Studies ...
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Hewlett Foundation, Getty Images and WIEGO Make Women’s Informal Work Visible in New Photography Resource 

MENLO PARK, Calif.—A new collection of photographs released today by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Getty Images Reportage, and Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) provides more than 1,000 high-quality, editorial images of the ways women work, often in informal and invisible jobs, in six countries around the world. The collection shows women cleaning homes, collecting ...
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Gerbode, Hewlett Foundations Award Six $50,000 Commissions for Playwrights 

SAN FRANCISCO and MENLO PARK, Calif.—The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of six $50,000 grants to support the creation and production of new theater works by playwrights who represent the voice of California today. The works will be commissioned and premiered by Bay ...
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Joseph Asunka Joins Hewlett Foundation as Program Officer for Transparency, Participation, and Accountability 

MENLO PARK, Calif.—The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today that Joseph Asunka has joined the Foundation as a program officer in the Global Development and Population Program. From an email to grantees and Foundation staff that Global Development and Population Program Director Ruth Levine sent about the appointment: I’m happy to announce that Joseph ...
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David Sasaki to Join Hewlett Foundation as Program Officer for Transparency, Participation and Accountability 

MENLO PARK, Calif.—The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today that David Sasaki would be joining the Foundation as a program officer in the Global Development and Population Program. From an email to grantees and Foundation staff Global Development and Population Program Director Ruth Levine sent about the appointment: I’m pleased to announce that David ...

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