On June 10, 2014, the EEFC held a convening at the Packard Foundation, Los Altos. California.
On April 30, 2013, the EEFC convened over 150 funders and nonprofit organizations at the Presidio in San Francisco. The topic was Environmental Education, with an emphasis on Collaboratives and Projects in the Bay Area. View Program.
Working Better Together
In October 2012, the Morgan Family Foundation and Frieda C. Fox Foundation hosted an EEFC event at the ASF Conference in San Francisco. Panelists included Ash McNeely, Carol Olson, Dana Marcus, and Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng.
Funder Forum at the NAAEE National Conference
In October 2012, the EEFC was proud to host a day long event at the 41st North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) Annual Conference in Oakland, California. Over 100 funders of environmental education from across the country met for an educational program and panel discussions at this first ever funder forum. Speakers included Attorney General, Kamala Harris, and Superintendent of Instruction, Tom Torlakson.
Resources for Improving School District Outcomes Through Nature-Based Science Education in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties
On May 4, 2012, the Environmental Education Funders Collaborative (EEFC) hosted a convening held at Microsoft’s campus in Silicon Valley. A large group of Silicon Valley school board members, district administrators, funders, and non-profit education providers reviewed current research on the impact of environmental and outdoor education on student outcomes, effective programs in our community, and the practical approaches for district-wide programming.