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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

Appreciating A Decade of Service

Join me in recognizing the tremendous contribution of Senior Program Officer, Luke Newton, as he winds down a decade of service at Common Counsel Foundation

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Stepping up in Solidarity

Election night was hard for many of us who have dedicated our life’s energy to expanding freedom, opportunity and inclusion for all people.

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Common Counsel is on the Move

We’ve increased our partnerships by bringing in six new clients and partners, and managed or advised the disbursal of nearly $3 million in grants in 2015.

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Christensen Fund Fellowship Opportunity

CCF partner organization, the Christensen Fund is piloting a Fellowship in philanthropy. Application deadline is Monday, August 8, 2016.

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