Annual Report 2008

As we look back at a historic year of great achievements and great challenges, we are proud to share our 2008 accomplishments with you.

Read below to learn more about the impact we have had working in partnership with forward-thinking philanthropists, foundations, activists, and organizations across the country and around the globe. Our online annual report for 2008 covers key highlights for all Tides organizations, including Tides Foundation, Tides Center, and Tides Shared Spaces.

Letter from the CEO Tides founder and CEO Drummond Pike shares his thoughts on the past year's historic levels of activity and participation, and looks ahead to the future. Learn More >
2008 Highlights From civil rights to civic leadership to environmental defense and more, here are the highlights of our accomplishments in 2008. Learn More >
Civic Participation Our election-year efforts focused strongly on getting out the vote, mobilizing support for progressive ballot initiatives, and creating new spaces for civic engagement. Learn More >
Momentum Our annual Momentum conference mines the best new thinking in the progressive community to inspire change, and 2008's event was no exception. Learn More >
Global Focus International grantmaking at its best. In 2008 Tides proudly supported an array of forward-thinking, results-oriented projects in Africa. Learn More >
Financials Our year of record-breaking project and grantmaking activities, by the numbers. Learn More >
Clients & Grantees Tides serves forward-thinking philanthropists, foundations, activists, and organizations across the country and across the globe Learn more >

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