2020 Environmental Program Grants

Grants Paid During 2020
Including Grants Approved in Prior Years

Energy Action Network $25,000
Montpelier, VT
One-time grant to make the 2.0 version of the Energy Action Network’s comprehensive energy dashboard (a tool for measuring sources of local greenhouse gas emissions) compatible for use across the country and to provide training and technical assistance to states and communities adopting the platform.
(Second payment of a $70.0 grant)

FuelEd $15,000
Houston, TX
One-time grant to support the organization during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rising Tides $20,000
(Fiscal Sponsor: The Arctic Institute)
Washington, DC
Seed funding to take Rising Tides from a successful limited demonstration project to a national nonprofit connecting communities facing climate change challenges with volunteers providing them the professional services they need.
(Second payment of a $60.0 grant)

Upstream $20,000
Damariscota, ME
One-time grant to support the initiative “Throw-Away-Free: Re-norming from Single-Use to Reuse,” a campaign aimed at changing behavior around the packaging and serving of food and drink.
(Second payment of a $65.0 grant)

Waterkeeper Alliance $25,000
New York, NY
One-time grant to launch the Waterkeeper Alliance’s Drone Monitoring Program to improve water protection by empowering local waterkeeper organizations around the country to use drone technology.
(Second payment of a $75.0 grant)

Wild Heritage $20,000
(Fiscal sponsor: Earth Island Institute)
Berkeley, CA
Seed funding to launch and build the capacity of Wild Heritage to advance the protection of old growth forests.
(Second payment of a $75.0) grant)