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The Christensen Fund Announces First Cohort of Indigenous Leaders Program

As part of The Christensen Fund’s commitment to Indigenous communities, leaders and organizations, we are excited to announce our inaugural cohort of our Indigenous Leaders Program. The program celebrates four Indigenous leaders from Mexico, Kenya, the United States, and the Philippines who are advancing the inherent rights, dignity and self-determination of their communities, Nations and […]

The Christensen Fund joins governments and private funders to announce historic $1.7 billion pledge at COP26 in support of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

UK, Norway, Germany, US, and the Netherlands, and 17 funders pledged to support Indigenous Peoples, local communities at COP26, citing their proven role in preventing deforestation that fuels climate change  
In raising the visibility of Indigenous Peoples at the World Leaders Summit, donors also committed to delivering funding directly to communities and promised them a role […]

The Christensen Fund to Welcome Two New Directors for Global and U.S. Strategies

Casey Box and Shawn Watts to join Christensen as it implements its Indigenous Rights strategy
The Christensen Fund is pleased to announce Casey Box and Shawn Watts as its newest team members to lead its global and U.S. grantmaking portfolios. “I am thrilled to welcome Casey and Shawn to The Christensen Fund team,” said Carla Fredericks, […]

Terri Henry and Vincent Logan Join The Christensen Fund’s Board of Trustees

The Christensen Fund is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Trustees. These new members have considerable experience leading philanthropic and social-service organizations as they navigate periods of growth and strategic advancement, and bring deep, diverse expertise in the business and nonprofit sectors. They join the Board’s existing nine […]