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Founded in 1988, Common Counsel Foundation advances equity and environmental health through a combination of direct grantmaking and strategic philanthropic advising for independent foundations and donors.

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Our Latest Work

Native Voices Rising Announces Latest Round of 2019 Grants for Native-Led Groups

NAP and CCF are pleased to announce the granting of $500,000 to 51 Native-led groups, and has an ambitious goal of moving $1M by 2021.

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Native Voices Rising Announces 2018 Grants Awards To Native-Led Groups

NAP and CCF are pleased to announce the granting of $335,000 to 54 Native-led groups, tripling the number of groups in the last three years.

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Common Counsel Foundation Appoints Peggy Saika As Interim CEO

The Board of Trustees of Common Counsel Foundation is thrilled to announce the appointment of Peggy Saika as Interim CEO effective November 1, 2018.

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Alex Saingchin Moving To East Bay Community Foundation

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