Center for American Progress

For An Effort To Reform U.S. Foreign Aid To Ensure The Foreign Policy Goal Of Sustainable Security

This renewal grant would support CAP’s Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative, which emphasizes the need for smart, forward-looking investments in global prosperity and stability to secure U.S. national security over the long term. Under a previous grant from the Hewlett Foundation, CAP played a lead role in creating and advancing the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network. It will continue to work closely with the Network members as they seek to shape the policy debate on critical reforms to the U.S. aid system, including a long overdue push for reform, as well as the creation of a U.S. National Strategy for Global Development. The Center for American Progress (CAP) (Washington, DC) – Project; Renewal; $300,000 over 1 year, 3 months; 100% of project budget
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for the Public Lands Program  
The Center for American Progress is an independent, nonpartisan policy institute dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through advancing bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. This grant supports its efforts to ensure that America’s public lands, waters, and wildlife are protected for everyone to experience and explore; that America’s natural resources are developed wisely, safely, and with a fair return to taxpayers; and that public lands are being managed for sustainable economic growth — from creating jobs in recreation and clean energy industries to delivering the quality of life that attracts employees and businesses to Western communities. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections)
for the China climate and competitiveness programs  
The grant is to support Center for American Progress in promoting increased pace and scale of Chinese climate actions. It will leverage climate diplomacy to enable domestic mitigation, use policy analysis and advocacy to enhance productive competition for climate action, and convene analysis to support high-ambition norms and standard setting. (Substrategy: China National Policy)
for the Energy and Environment Program  
The Center for American Progress’ Energy and Environment Program is charting an equitable and just path to a 100% clean economy. Over the next two years, the center will support swift implementation of federal legislation to ensure effective deployment of federal climate investments and ambitious fulfillment of the regulatory requirements of the Clean Air Act. It will also continue to demonstrate to Americans that bold climate action will produce tangible benefits, in addition to decarbonization. The center plays an important role in building consensus around priorities for decarbonization among environmental, environmental justice, and labor organizations. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)

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