When weak government leaves a mess, how should philanthropy help clean it up? We dig into that question—which will be coming up more often—as ten foundations band together to help Flint.Read More
Protecting the country’s freshwater supply is a huge environmental issue with increasing urgency, but it’s just getting started as a philanthropic cause. Here’s a crash course in the major players.
As the world’s largest freshwater lake by surface area, protection of Lake Superior’s ecosystems is a high priority for environmentalists, particularly in bordering states like Michigan and Minnesota. And those environmentalists have a big friend in the Mott Foundation.Read More
Asian carp sound innocuous enough, but they’ve got the environmental community worried. Due to their large size and fast reproductive rate, many environmentalists are worried that this invasive will out compete native species within the Great Lakes. The Mott Foundation does not want this to happen and has donated over $500,000 in the past few years to ensuring the future of the Great Lakes.Read More