Program: Climate and Clean Energy

R Street

R Street Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization whose mission is to engage in policy research and outreach to promote free markets and effective government. As part of the Climate and Clean Energy strategy to transform the energy sector, this grant supports R Street’s efforts to enhance competition in wholesale electricity markets.… Continue Reading

Charge Ahead California

Greenlining Institute’s (Greenlining) mission is to advance economic opportunity and empowerment for people of color through advocacy, community and coalition building, research, and leadership development. This grant supports Charge Ahead California, a campaign to bring one million electric vehicles (EVs) to California by 2023 while ensuring equitable access for low-income communities and communities of color. Greenlining… Continue Reading

Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund

The New Venture Fund (NVF) is a public charity that launches and incubates large-scale social change projects both domestically and internationally. NVF serves as fiscal sponsor to the Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund (Equity Fund). This grant is for the Equity Fund, which awards over $5.5 million in grants to organizations in New Mexico, Minnesota,… Continue Reading

Climate Group

Founded in 2004, The Climate Group’s mission is to accelerate climate action by catalyzing innovation and bringing solutions to scale. It brings together networks of influential corporate leaders—as well as state, finance, and civil society leaders—to demonstrate the business case for a low-carbon economy. The transportation sector is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions… Continue Reading

Environmental Defense Fund

Established in 1967, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) preserves the natural systems on which all life depends by linking science, economics, law, and innovative private-sector partnerships. It evaluates environmental challenges and works to create solutions that win lasting political, economic, and social support. This grant supports four lines of EDF’s work to reduce pollution. The… Continue Reading

Climate Central

Climate Central is an independent organization that brings together leading scientists and journalists to research and report the facts about our changing climate and its impact on the public. Climate Central tackles the misperception that climate change is a distant issue—affecting other people and other places—by harnessing the power of science and communications to help… Continue Reading

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)

The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) is a public interest organization promoting greater energy efficiency in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Wyoming. SWEEP promotes energy efficiency as a means to reduce the need for costly new power plants and transmission lines, protect the environment by reducing pollution, and save consumers and businesses money.… Continue Reading

Natural Resources Defense Council

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) works to safeguard the earth— its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. This grant supports clean energy policies and programs in over half the United States, and promotes the adoption of mandatory and voluntary efficiency standards at both federal and state… Continue Reading

National Governors Association

The National Governors Association (NGA) is the bipartisan organization of the nation’s governors, which shares best practices and develops innovative solutions to improve state policy. This grant supports a state learning network on new utility business models to support policy officials with knowledge and materials that will enable them to transform the power sector. As… Continue Reading