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Black Lives Matter, today and every day

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 names: Breonna Taylor in Louisville, KY, George Floyd … Read More >

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The Andrus Family Fund Announces New Program Officer, Nyoka Acevedo

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

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The Andrus Family Fund Announces New Director, Manuela Arciniegas

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

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Succeeding Together: Meet Niara, AFF’s Summer Intern

Niara Nelson joins the AFF staff as this year’s summer intern. Learn more about her below. Tell us about yourself. I am a 21-year-old from Brooklyn, NY and a rising … Read More >

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Grantee Spotlight: Ruby Ruiz of Communities United/VOYCE

A space to build youth power and ignite movements *This was recorded/written prior to the passage of the HB 2084 bill in the Illinois State Senate, which will increase mental … Read More >

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Grantee Spotlight: Danielle Sered of Common Justice

Danielle Sered envisioned, launched and directs grantee partner Common Justice. The organization develops and advances solutions to violence that transform the lives of those harmed and foster racial equity without … Read More >

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New Year Announcements

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

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A Bittersweet Departure

I write today with bittersweet news. After an incredible almost six years at the Andrus Family Fund, I have decided that it is time for the next leg of my journey. I … Read More >

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