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When Women Lead

Supporting Women Environmental Leaders

At Rachel’s Network, we know that elevating women of color results in a healthier, safer, and more just world, and we are committed to investing in them. That’s why we created the Catalyst Award, new in 2019.

Fighting the Border Wall

Rachel’s Network joined the Texas Civil Rights Project and the Sierra Club to draw the public’s attention to the landscapes and communities threatened by border walls, strengthen the coalition fighting these projects, and resist further construction in the courts.

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Rachel’s Network Reserve Fund Goes Fossil Free  

Acknowledging the urgency of addressing climate change, the Rachel’s Network Finance Committee approved a plan to move the organization’s reserve fund to a 100% fossil free portfolio focused on environmental solutions. 

2018 Annual Report

In 2018, our co-funding program granted more than ever before, funding projects addressing pesticide overuse, climate change, sustainable agriculture, and borderlands conservation. This work earned us two awards: the Leadership Award from Philanthropy Women and Environmental Funder of the Year from Inside Philanthropy. Read our 2018 Annual Report to learn more.

Guardian of the Sea

Gina Barquilla, environment and natural resources officer for Del Carmen, Philippines, is using unique tools and collaboration to protect 100,000 acres abundant in coral reefs, seagrass beds, and more than 12,000 acres of mangrove forest.


june 2019

05jun2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedWebinar: The State of the Dam Removal Movement with American Rivers

july 2019

29jul(jul 29)9:00 pm30(jul 30)5:00 pmWomen's Environmental Leadership in Coastal California

september 2019

13sep(sep 13)4:30 pm14(sep 14)6:30 pmWild Rivers and Women's Leadership

october 2019

22oct(oct 22)5:00 pm25(oct 25)10:00 pmRachel's Network 2019 Fall Retreat in Durham, NC: October 22-25