Statement on the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act

Statement of Jonathan Pershing, Environment Program Director, in response to the historic signing of the Inflation Reduction Act: The Inflation Reduction Act is one of the most significant steps the U.S. has taken on climate in its history and will help the nation meet its emissions reduction commitments. It does this even as it increases the number of good 

Statement in response to the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

MENLO PARK, Calif.—Statement of Larry Kramer, President of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and former Dean of Stanford Law School, in response to the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is an unheard of stripping away of fundamental freedoms that have been guaranteed to the American people. This decision by our 

A letter to President Biden on the America the Beautiful Initiative

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Biden: On behalf of many of the country’s leading philanthropic institutions, we thank the Biden-Harris Administration for its leadership in setting an ambitious and inclusive conservation vision through the America the Beautiful initiative. We applaud the launch of 

Hewlett Names Ali Noorani as Program Director for U.S. Democracy

Ali Noorani, a veteran nonprofit leader and coalition builder in fields ranging from public health to immigration, has been named as the new Program Director of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s U.S. Democracy program. Noorani will join Hewlett in July 2022. Hewlett’s U.S. Democracy program supports essential pillars of democracy — trustworthy elections and 

Hewlett Foundation welcomes Christopher Chibwana as a Program Officer in the Gender Equity and Governance Program

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced that Christopher Chibwana has joined the foundation as a Program Officer in its Gender Equity and Governance Program. Chris will support the Evidence-Informed Policymaking portfolio of grants that aim to strengthen the effectiveness of governments in Africa, improving outcomes for people. Chris is excited to contribute to enabling 

Hewlett Names Marcus McGrew as Director of Grantmaking, Learning and Operations

Marcus McGrew, a veteran philanthropy and nonprofit leader, has been named the new Director of Grantmaking, Learning, and Operations, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today. McGrew joins Hewlett on Feb. 1. “I’m excited that Marcus is joining us,” said Hewlett Foundation President Larry Kramer. “He is a proven team builder and leader, with 

Marselle Alexander-Ozinskas and Kathleen Badejo join the Hewlett Foundation’s Effective Philanthropy Group

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today two new staffers in its Effective Philanthropy Group, which provides grants to strengthen the philanthropic and nonprofit sector. Marselle Alexander-Ozinskas will be joining the foundation on March 1 as a Program Officer to manage our philanthropy sector grantmaking, succeeding Lindsay Louie who completed an eight-year term in 

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