Hewlett and Partners Pledge $30 Million for African Think Tanks

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have announced $30 million in grants to twenty-four independent policy think tanks in East and West Africa.


What’s Next in the Battle Against Climate Change

In Copenhagen this December, Hewlett Foundation grantees will join with representatives of approximately 170 countries and numerous other nongovernmental organizations to draft what participants hope will be a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, the international agreement to reduce greenhouse gases.


“Foundations” – A Q&A with Ana Marshall, Director of Public Investments and Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Ana Marshall talks about what’s involved in managing the investment portfolio of a large foundation.


The Foundation Welcomes New Employees

The Foundation welcomes new employees Eleanor Hsu, Anne Park, Christine Todi, and Denis Udall.



Featured Web Site: The Population & Poverty Research Network

Clarifying the relationship among a country’s population size, demographic trends, and economic well-being is a crucial first step toward public policies that can help lift a country’s people from poverty. And it is to that end that The Population & Poverty (PopPov) Research Network works, studying how these factors interact on both the micro and macro levels.