What We're Reading - October 9, 2015

The Beauty of Ugly Food: You won't believe how much edible food we're wasting - Jill Richardson / AlterNet

This article shares fascinating examples of social enterprise in the US that are making big headway in solving a mega-challenge in the domestic food market: too much waste.

Families Funding Change: How Social Justice Giving Honors Our Roots and Strengthens Our Communities - Niki Jagpal & Ryan Schlegel, National Committee fir Responsive Philanthropy NCRP

NCRP helped to craft the Foundation Center’s definition of social justice philanthropy as “the granting of philanthropic contributions to nonprofit organizations based in the United States and other countries that work for structural change in order to increase the opportunity of those who are the least well off politically, economically and socially.” 
Family Foundations aren't funding social justice as much as their peers in philanthropy. At 3CF we are proud to fund organizations and programs that are actively increasing the opportunity for those who are the least well off.