A part of the East Africa Leadership Program Series This year, TPP entered a new stage of its East Africa programming. Focusing specifically on grantmaking to burgeoning community leaders in Kenya and Uganda who have the potential to make real, lasting change, TPP and its East African Leadership team—all [...]
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News Update: Jo-Anne McArthur’s New “We Animals Media” Website Takes a Journalistic Approach to Telling the Stories of Animals
Today, after years of documenting the plight of animals on all seven continents and authoring two books, McArthur continues to ask the tough questions about how we, as humans, relate to animals through her new venture, We Animals Media.
Elizabeth Agnello couldn’t help but get emotional. She had just received an unexpected check for $2,500 from a local who, despite not having an ill child of his own, believed in the mission of her Buffalo, NY-based non-profit, Brave Little Fighters (BLF).
Ada Acobta and Linus Ayangwoh Embe both had the goal to clean the ocean of plastic waste. Both of them developed stunningly inventive projects to achieve that goal. Both of them submitted an application for a TPP grant. Both of them live in Cameroon—Ada a mere 26 miles upstream from Linus. Yet, neither of them knew the other existed.
I want to know what everyone’s favorite movie is,” James West, our Director of Programs, said during lunch on the first day of our recent three-day retreat to Banyan Grove, a Service Space-managed center dedicated to cultivating inner transformation and compassion in Forest Knolls, CA.
Lauren K. Terry joined TPP in 2019 to fulfill her dream of using her communications skills to support and uplift powerful changemakers around the world. With more than 15 years of communications experience, Lauren specializes in developing compelling marcomm strategies for non-profit organizations. A fierce animal welfare advocate, art- and [...]
TPP Impact Grants help proven ideas grow. Drawn to Help shows the way. Contribute this month to Seeds to Trees and double your impact as we help next generation change-makers blossom.
TPP is proud to launch its campaign for Impact Grants, Seeds to Trees, a Month of Cultivating Change. Contribute this month and double your impact as we help exceptional leaders grow from Seeds...to Trees!
Eric Miller, born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, now calls Detroit, Michigan home after a myriad of bi-coastal career moves with his current employer, Chrysler. Eric’s educational background is in Mechanical Engineering and Human Resource Management. Eric’s decision to start his nonprofit, the Lawn Academy was inspired by his [...]
Sophia Hanson is the Co-Founder of the National Youth Foundation, a group mobilized to promote gender equality and kindness. In partnership with players from the NBA and NFL, they host a national anti-bullying student book competition. Following the successful launch of the anti-bullying contest, she turned her attention to closing [...]