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Our December letter

Our December letter

Posted on Jan 5, 2018 in Blog, Models | 0 comments

Dear wonderful Foundation Family, I can turn to Ben & Jerry’s vegan ice cream only so many times. The current political upheavals and gridlocks, both here and abroad, are exasperating – and troubling. But in these frustrating times, I can assure you of this: our work at the Foundation does something that Congress has yet to do – cross the political...

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Alix takes a Scotland Untour!

Alix takes a Scotland Untour!

Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Blog, Untours Travel | 0 comments

Photo above: Broome Farm, our next door neighbor   My Scottish Untour by Untours Foundation Board member Alix Rabin I was drawn to Scotland by the desire to stand in the midst of breathtakingly beautiful moors and crags and mountains and lakes. My Scottish Untour did not disappoint.  Arriving at the Wallace View 2 apartment, situated on a farm just outside...

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Getting Past Inertia: Ten Simple, Valiant Steps To Align Your Foundation’s Endowment With Your Mission – Or Not

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 in Blog, Huff Post, Models | 0 comments

Huff Post blog by Untours Foundation Director Elizabeth Killough There’s a lot of judgment these days about your endowment. You use it only to grow more money when it could be doing that and much more. I admit to my own judgment and perhaps you can face up to yours. You inherited a 100-year old practice of handing your endowment over to someone else while...

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New Day Chester ignites growth through the arts

New Day Chester ignites growth through the arts

Posted on May 10, 2017 in Blog, Investees | 0 comments

The Untours Foundation hasn’t ever made a loan to a museum, but it is invested in an exciting new arts project in the struggling city of Chester, Pa. New Day Chester is inspiring artistic expression and using it as fuel for social renewal and much-needed economic development. With multi-talented artist and entrepreneur, Devon Walls, at the helm, this...

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Videos from the UnGala!

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 in Blog, Investees, Models, Special Event | 0 comments

Enjoy short videos of two presentations at our recent UnGala event celebrating the Foundation’s 25th Anniversary:  Rachel Faller, founder of the Fair Trade clothing business, tonlé, who won our UnDreamed of Award for social vision, economic justice, and environmental transformation in business; and Devon Walls of New Day Chester, a Foundation...

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