Breakthrough Institute

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $500,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/19/2019
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Strategies
Overview
The Breakthrough Institute’s work is focused on three key areas: researching practical pathways to deep decarbonization, convening an ideologically diverse community of stakeholders committed to advancing technological solutions to climate change and other global environmental challenges, and building networks capable of overcoming the deep ideological polarization that has paralyzed climate and clean energy policy-making for the last several decades.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
thebreakthrough.org 
Address
436 14th StreetSuite 820
Oakland, CA 94619
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Breakthrough Institute’s work is focused on three key areas: researching practical pathways to deep decarbonization, convening an ideologically diverse community of stakeholders committed to advancing technological solutions to climate change and other global environmental challenges, and building networks capable of overcoming the deep ideological polarization that has paralyzed climate and clean energy policy-making for the last several decades.
for general operating support  
The Breakthrough Institute is a center-right think tank that promotes technologically innovative solutions to global energy, climate and agricultural problems. In the climate arena, their focus has been on advanced nuclear power and carbon capture and storage. They work to move beyond ideology to work for a future that is good for people and the environment. They use in-house research, communications, and convenings to bring together journalists, cultural influencers, academics, funders, and advocates around the wicked problems that face the world.

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