BlueGreen Alliance Foundation

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $600,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/6/2015
  • Term
    13 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Strategies
Overview
This general support grant will allow the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation to continue helping labor and environmental organizations speak with a united voice on climate and energy policy issues. In 2016, the Alliance will work with its members and allies in select states to promote clean energy policies that can be used to comply with the Clean Power Plan while simultaneously creating good, green jobs.
About the Grantee
Address
1300 Godward St. NE #2625
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Grants to this Grantee
for the Coalition of the Willing project  
With the support of the Hewlett Foundation over the next two years, the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation will spearhead a multi-pronged effort to convene, collaborate with, and define consensus principles and a platform for climate action among groups representing labor, environmental protection, and people of color — with the aim of building the public will necessary to achieve ambitious climate solutions in the future.
for general operating support  
This grant will allow the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation to continue helping labor and environmental organizations speak with a united voice on climate and energy policy issues. In 2018, the organization will focus on campaigns to ensure that America leads the world in manufacturing and deploying the next generation of clean energy and vehicle technologies while improving jobs and community well-being in order to build a broader, stronger movement for climate solutions. The Alliance Foundation will promote state-based "Buy Clean" policies that establish carbon emissions standards for procurement of industrial infrastructure materials like glass, steel, and insulation, and will support and defend state and federal policies that enhance continued job growth in the U.S. related to existing and emerging electric vehicle technology, manufacturing, and supply chain.
for clean economy and community transition program  
This program grant will allow the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation to continue helping labor and environmental organizations speak with a united voice on climate and energy policy issues. In 2017, the Alliance will help coordinate a just transition campaign to help workers and communities transition to a healthy and prosperous clean energy future.

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