Knowledge to Share

We believe knowledge is a power that can ignite progress. Browse our collection of media and publications to spark change.

Blog Posts

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 >


Making Philanthropy Work for Everyone

AFF board member C’Ardiss “CC” Gardner Gleser reflects on how white supremacy shows up in philanthropy and the resiliency of communities of color during our Education Anew: Shifting Justice convening.


Out of the Margins: Disrupting Disruptive Systems

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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 >


Andrea Vazquez Jimenez on Removing Cops from Schools in Toronto

We believe removing law enforcement from schools is a step in the right direction to fostering a safe learning environment for young people of color. While the movement grows in … Read More >

Tools & Reports

An Unprecedented Opportunity

An Unprecedented Opportunity: Organizing Next Generation Donors and Trustees to Practice Effective Change Philanthropy The Surdna Foundation and Andrus Family Fund recently commissioned a report to better understand the ecosystem … Read More >


Monique Morris of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute: PUSHOUT

Listen as President and founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute, Dr. Monique Morris, discusses her groundbreaking new book ‘PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools’ and what … Read More >

Blog Posts

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 >