Author: Summit Foundation
Given all of the recent federal activity around transportation, we thought it would be useful to our friends and colleagues to summarize what we are hearing week to week. All of the recordings are available on YouTube with new updates posted every few weeks…. Read More »
Mobility Fund Catalyzes More than $700,000 in Grants to Support Transit, Biking and Walking Advocates
Eight mobility advocacy groups will receive a total of more than $700,000 supporting their work for sustainable and equitable transportation amid the mounting crises of systemic inequities and the coronavirus pandemic… Read More »
The Summit Foundation is playing a leadership role in convening funders for climate, health, equity and community around the banner of sustainable transportation…. Read More »
Summit’s Equality for Women and Girls Program is pleased to share its November 2019 report Unlocking Possibilities for Girls. The report describes much of our partners’ work from 2012 to the present, primarily in Mesoamerica.
The Youth Investment, Engagement, and Leadership Development (YIELD) Project report, Young People Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health: Toward a New Normal, finds that making this happen will require young people’s participation and leadership at every level in youth sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) initiatives—from ideation to implementation…. Read More »
The Summit Foundation has appointed Cheri Recchia as Director for its Mesoamerican Reef (MAR) Program, a role in which she will lead the foundation’s grantmaking for all ocean conservation activities.
“We are very excited for Cheri to lead our MAR program,” said Summit Foundation President Alexis Sant…. Read More »
The Summit Foundation Appoints Alexis Sant as President And Announces Election of Vicki Sant to Co-Chair and President Emeritus Marking Transition to Second-Generation Leadership
WASHINGTON DC, July 23, 2018—The Summit Charitable Foundation, Inc. today announced the election of Alexis Sant as President, succeeding co-founder Vicki Sant, who will take on the title of Co-Chair and President Emeritus… Read More »
Summit thought partners and Innovation Network for Communities founders Pete Plastrik and John Cleveland are summarizing their ten years of work within the sustainability space in their new book Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities. The book’s accompanying website was created in order to highlight some of the ideas, innovations, points of… Read More »
Created by Amsterdam Rainproof, a project of the City of Amsterdam, this translated toolkit (originally in Dutch) provides 56 different tools to engage the community on water management and ways to effectively live with water.
The lionfish has transformed into one of the biggest threats to marine life in the Atlantic Ocean, where it was accidentally introduced in the late 1980s…. Read More »
Essential Capacities for Urban Climate Adaptation, produced by the Innovation Network for Communities (INC) with support from the Summit Foundation, is based on an extensive review of climate adaptation literature, city adaptation plans, and in-depth consultation with practitioners. The report identifies seven essential capacities that leading cities have begun to develop to effectively implement climate… Read More »