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A Letter to Foundation Trustees: 5 Things You Can Do Right Now To Show Up For Racial Justice

By AFF Board on November 13, 2020

The year 2020 holds challenges for us all — a triple-layered challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the police killings and resulting uprisings calling … Read More >

The Andrus Family Fund Announces New Board Leadership

By Andrus Family Fund on October 19, 2020

The Andrus Family Fund, a program and sub fund of the Surdna Foundation,  is pleased to announce our new board chair: C’Ardiss “CC” … Read More >

Stepping Up for Racial Justice

By Andrus Family Fund on October 16, 2020

The Andrus Family Fund is a program and sub fund of the Surdna Foundation. Across the U.S., millions have stepped up in support … Read More >

We say her name: BREONNA TAYLOR

By Funders for Justice on October 5, 2020

The following is a statement co-signed by our Director, Manuela Arciniegas, who serves as the co-chair of Funders for Justice. There is no … Read More >

Surdna and the Andrus Family Fund Join Foundations and Donors in Pledging to Redouble Commitments to Puerto Rico

By Andrus Family Fund on September 30, 2020

New York, NY (September 30, 2020) – Today, 22 foundations and major donors signed a joint pledge to redouble their commitments to Puerto … Read More >

Rest in Power: Remembering the Legacy of Allison Brown

By Andrus Family Fund on August 17, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our beloved colleague and friend Allison Brown, the founder … Read More >

AFF Statement on Racial Justice

By AFF Board on June 26, 2020

The Andrus Family Fund (AFF) stands in solidarity with our grantee partners and the movement for Black lives—a movement recently pushed forward by … Read More >

Black Lives Matter, today and every day

By Funders for Justice on June 1, 2020

The following is a statement co-signed by our Director, Manuela Arciniegas, who serves as the co-chair of Funders for Justice. We say their … Read More >

The Andrus Family Fund Announces New Program Officer, Nyoka Acevedo

By Andrus Family Fund on February 20, 2020

The Andrus Family Fund (AFF) welcomed Nyoka Acevedo as its new program officer on February 4, 2020. In her role as program officer, … Read More >

The Andrus Family Fund Announces New Director, Manuela Arciniegas

By Andrus Family Fund on September 26, 2019

The Andrus Family Fund (AFF) announced today that Manuela Arciniegas has been appointed director, after serving as interim director since January 2019. In … Read More >

Succeeding Together: Meet Niara, AFF’s Summer Intern

By Andrus Family Fund on July 3, 2019

Niara Nelson joins the AFF staff as this year’s summer intern. Learn more about her below. Tell us about yourself. I am a … Read More >

Grantee Spotlight: Ruby Ruiz of Communities United/VOYCE

By Andrus Family Fund on June 25, 2019

A space to build youth power and ignite movements *This was recorded/written prior to the passage of the HB 2084 bill in the … Read More >