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Release Date: January 6, 2014
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Board of Directors
David Wertheimer  
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, Washington 
Leslie Strnisha 
Joe Weisbord |Treasurer| 
New York, New York
Tom Nurmi |Secretary|
William S. Abell Foundation
Chevy Chase, Maryland 

Sonya Campion
Seattle, Washington 
Ryan Chao
Baltimore, Maryland
Janice Elliott
Boston, Massachusetts
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.
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Special Announcements
Happy New Year!
We're happy to share responses from our 
Photo courtesy of UWKC.
Tell Us.
What will you accomplish this year? What do you hope will happen so 


We'll highlight your response on our social media feeds and in our February Bulletin.
On Our Blog newsfunders

What a Year! Looking Back Over Our Work in 2013

David Wertheimer, FTEH Board Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation  

The Need for Trauma-Informed Care for Homeless Families: Shifting Our Response

Carmela J. DeCandia, Psy.D., Director of The National Center on Family Homelessness

Get a Job, Buster!

Lore Baker, Executive Director of the 

Our Members & Partners in the News

Highlighting Our Members' Work:
Funders Together Houston: 2013 Accomplishments


Impact Homelessness & triSect Consulting Release Report: Rethinking Homelessness Impact Homelessness, An Initiative of the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness & triSect Consulting

News From Our Partners:

Housing First Approach Works in Chicago: Featuring Heartland Alliance Partners 

Colleen Mastony, Chicago Tribune 


"I Believe in Human Rights" USICH Blog Series by Jessica Reed 


Homelessness in the News

Especially for Members

We are grateful to have received grants from the following foundations:


 Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation

The Simmons Foundation

Wilson Foundation

New Tools & Resourcesresource
>Announcing our New Webinar Series:
Our webinar series is launching soon!  First up is a systems change 101 webinar.  Details will be sent out once we can confirm, or you can visit our Events Calendar for up-to-date information.
The Funders Together Learning Series:
>Find more tools & resources.  
Places To Be
February 19th, 2014 | 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | New Orleans, LA

February 18th & 19th, 2014 | New Orleans, Louisiana
March 5th - 7th, 2014 | Atlanta, Georgia
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) 2014 National Conference | March 10th - 12th, 2014 | Hollywood, California
March 12th - 14th, 2014 | Chicago, Illinois
Visit our website's Events Calendar for up-to-date information, or recommend an event and we'll share it.  
Start a Movement: End Homelessness
Through Funders Together, you can connect 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?
Editor | Bevin K. ShagouryOperations Manager