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Trust and SEJ introduce Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting

This annual international award, which includes a $10,000 prize, will be the highest environmental reporting honor presented by the Society of Environmental Journalists and Society of Professional Journalists.

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Fostering Success Helps Challenged College Students

New IUPUI program helps foster and homeless youth, emancipated minors and other challenged students transition to college and unlock potential.

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Indianapolis’ pet euthanasia decreases 65 percent in past five years

Focused collaboration among Indianapolis’ leading animal welfare organizations, with funding support from the Trust, has substantially improved the plight of pets in Indianapolis.

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An evolving regional funder digs in on river health

Inside Philanthropy outlines the Trust’s focus on Arizona and Indiana waters.

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Save the Family grant will help homeless Valley families

The Trust’s $150,000 grant will assist 100 homeless families with housing and services.

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Arizona overwhelmingly supports protecting land, air, climate

A recent study by ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy showed Arizonans support preserving the state’s natural resources.

Read the Arizona Republic’s reporting on the study.

Read the Morrison Institute study.

Trust welcomes veteran grantmaker Laura McBride

Trust appoints Laura McBride as senior program officer in the Phoenix office.

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Morrison Institute-Trust poll says Hoosiers are concerned about cleaning waterways over lowering taxes

The Trust recently commissioned a poll by the ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy to discover Indianans’ attitudes and opinions about issues related to the environment.

Read the Indy Star’s reporting on the study.

Review the Morrison Institute report.

Trust invests more than $4.9 million to restore and protect the White River

The Trust has collaborated with nine Indiana nonprofit organizations and granted more than $4.9 million to create a first-of-its-kind, multi-year initiative focused on restoring, protecting and creating greater access to the White River in Indiana. Read the official Partners for the White River announcement and news articles in the IndyStar and the Indianapolis Business Journal.

Shining a light: in-depth environmental reporting

Keep up with the Arizona Republic and Indianapolis Star’s environmental reporting, which is underwritten by the Trust.

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Meet the Nina Scholars

“Nina Mason Pulliam was an inspiration to me. After I read her story and learned about the Nina Scholars program, I realized I could dream big about my life in America.”

– Yulia Streltsova

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Our Founder

Nina Mason Pulliam was a business leader, journalist, humanitarian and a lover of all creatures. At her direction, upon her death, her assets were placed into an irrevocable charitable trust to support the causes she loved in her home states of Arizona and Indiana. Read More