Funders Together Bulletin Masthead
August 2013
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Board of Directors
David Wertheimer  
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, Washington 
Leslie Strnisha |Vice-Chair|
Deborah Fung |Clerk|
Boston, Massachusetts
Joe Weisbord |Treasurer| 
New York, New York
Tom Nurmi |Secretary|
William S. Abell Foundation
Chevy Chase, Maryland 

Sonya Campion
Seattle, Washington 
Janice Elliott
Boston, Massachusetts
Nancy Frees Fountain
Houston, Texas
Katie Hong
Seattle, Washington

Barbara "Bobbie" Ibarra

Miami Coalition for the Homeless 

Miami, Florida


Bill Pitkin
Los Angeles, California
Debbie Reznick
Chicago, Illinois
Martha Toll
Washington, D.C.
Special Announcementsspecialannouncements

Welcome, Alexis.
We're delighted to welcome our new Communications & Public Affairs Manager, Alexis Perlmutter. 
Say hello, ask a question, or make a suggestion about what communications resources your foundation needs.
On Our Blog newsfunders
by Katie McKillen, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Especially for Members

Check out what's happening & what a great network can do.
We Thank Our Members for Their Support

We're getting ready to send you our annual survey.
Keep an eye out and tell us what works and what you need.

This Month in Homelessness 

(...and why this quiet trend is about to reverse itself.)
by Stephen Lurie, The Atlantic Magazine
by Lawrence G. Haines of Mercy House  
Tools & Resourcesresource


The National Alliance to End Homelessness

 spotlights resources around employment & homelessness.

Why it's crucial to overcome employment barriers to succeed.


More tools & resources.  

Places To Be

Council on Foundations Conference for Community Foundations 
September 22-25, 2013
The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness National Conference
October 28-29, 2013

Ohio Grantmakers Forum: Philanthropy Forward Conference

November 12 - 14, 2013
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO)
Supporting Movements Conference
November 18 - 19, 2013
Visit our website's Events Calendar for up-to-date information, or recommend an event and we'll share it.  
End Homelessness

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 with other funders like you, share lessons learned and promising practices, and help build the movement to end homelessness in America. 
Funding an innovative project?  Looking to leverage funding? Have exciting news about your work in homelessness?
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