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Applying Our Purpose Through Our Board

By Molly Thorpe on September 21, 2017

At AFF, we’re constantly looking for innovative ways to better serve our grantee partners. Our grantmaking process and new capacity-building program are examples … Read More >

“Las Caras Lindas”: A reflection on Charlottesville and white supremacy

By Leticia Peguero on August 16, 2017

My favorite rendition of the song, “Las Caras Lindas,” is by Afro-Boricua icon and singer Ismael Rivera. Translated literally, he calls us to love … Read More >

100 Years of Philanthropy and Connection

By Jennifer Kaizer on August 5, 2017

This year, we are thrilled to celebrate the centennial of the Surdna Foundation, Andrus Family Fund’s parent foundation. AFF’s Program Associate, Jennifer Kaizer, … Read More >

Questions We Need to Ask in Philanthropy

By Leticia Peguero on July 26, 2017

A couple of months ago, while the weather was still cold, I jumped on an Amtrak train headed to an even colder Boston … Read More >

Capacity Building Through Deep Listening: Introducing SOAR

By Manuela Arciniegas on July 6, 2017

After more than three years of deep listening to our grantee partners, we are excited to launch a new capacity-building program called SOAR: … Read More >

I Choose Love To Build A Stronger Movement

By Leticia Peguero on April 7, 2017

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Over the … Read More >