What Can We Learn from How Two Regional Funders Are Confronting Challenges to Democracy?

Between ample mainstream media coverage and philanthrosphere-specific campaigns like the recent All By April funder initiative, the sector is hardly blind to the overt threats to voting rights and civic engagement that loom over the 2024 election. But voter suppression doesn’t have to be as overt as the outright passage of state laws that erect […]

Weaving Stories and Legacy: Navigating Identity and Philanthropy

Storytelling is part of the fabric of the James B. McClatchy Foundation. Stories are powerful tools of connection, empathy, understanding, and history. As I embark on this new journey with JBMF, I am honored to share my story and how it keeps me grounded in support of our communities. When people ask me where I’m […]

James B. Mcclatchy Foundation Awards Over $10 Million in First Set of Sunset Grants

Over $10 million of “Sunrise Grants” to build and activate inclusive leadership for the future of the Central Valley. View the full press release here. “The James B. McClatchy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit philanthropic organization and is not affiliated with the McClatchy Company or McClatchy publications. JBMF accepts grant proposals only by invitation.”