Change the narrative; change the world

Dear Partners: As 2018 draws to a close, I am filled with hope. Despite headlines that offer a daily reminder...
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Global Climate Action Summit

Dear Colleagues: This week, the Nathan Cummings Foundation is joining our partners and leaders representing states, regions, cities, companies, investors...
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Standing with our Partners, Unleashing the Power of Our Democracy

Dear Colleagues, For more than 27 years, the Nathan Cummings Foundation has supported movements, organizations and individuals working to create...
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Focused on the Future We Want

Dear Colleagues, The Nathan Cummings Foundation is focused on creating a more just, vibrant, sustainable and democratic society, and to...
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Risking Boldly

Dear Colleagues, One of our partners shared this poem by Clarissa Pinkola Estés and it inspired me to think about what...
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No Home for Hate

Dear Colleagues, Elie Wiesel wisely counseled, “We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the...
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The U.S. has withdrawn from the Paris Agreement. Now What?

Dear Colleagues: We are deeply disappointed by the President’s decision to withdraw the United States from the global climate agreement....
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Nathan Cummings Foundation Statement on Occidental Petroleum

Nathan Cummings Foundation Statement on Occidental Petroleum Today, a proposal led by the Nathan Cummings Foundation and Wespath asking Occidental Petroleum to...
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No Time for Business as Usual

Dear Colleagues, These are extraordinary times. For more than 25 years, Nathan Cummings Foundation’s mission has explicitly named a commitment...
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Two New Steps in Our Commitment to Impact Investing

Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to share two exciting updates that are contributing to the Nathan Cummings Foundation’s growing engagement...
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Getting Proximate in Philanthropy

As we enter an era of profound division in American and global politics and civic life, the Nathan Cummings Foundation’s...
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Listening and Learning

Dear Colleagues, In my first six months, I have had the great pleasure of getting to know what is at...
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Our Evolving Focus

Dear Colleagues, We are thrilled to share with you the evolution of the Foundation’s focus, the result of a period of...
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Highlights and Reflections

Dear Grantees and Colleagues, Today marks the close of my first month as the President of the Nathan Cummings Foundation....
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