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Category: Philanthropy

New Year Announcements

By Manuela Arciniegas on January 18, 2019

“When you learn, teach. When you get, give.” – Maya Angelou Happy New Year! It is with great pleasure that we usher in yet … Read More >

Education Anew: Shifting Justice 2018 Convenes Education and Youth Justice Organizers, Advocates and Funders in San Juan, Puerto Rico One Year After Hurricane Maria

By Jennifer Kaizer on October 5, 2018

Education Anew: Shifting Justice 2018 (EASJ2018) is a unique education and youth justice convening co-hosted by Andrus Family Fund (AFF) and the Communities … Read More >

The Surdna Foundation and Andrus Family Fund Pledge $800,000 to Next-Generation Social Justice Philanthropy

By Leticia Peguero on February 7, 2018

21 national organizations awarded grants, advancing the Foundation’s commitment to social justice values as part of its Centennial grantmaking The Surdna Foundation, in … Read More >

“El Negro Bembón:” Puerto Rico’s Invisibility Crisis Before and After Hurricane Maria

By Leticia Peguero on October 27, 2017

I am yet again drawn to the musical wisdom of Afro-Boriqua singer Ismael Rivera and composer Cortijo as I reflect on a national … Read More >

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 >

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 >