ClimateWorks Foundation

For Support Of Brazil's Institute For Climate And Society

  • Amount
    $1,750,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/1/2015
  • Term
    19 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
The Institute for Climate and Society evolved from the Latin America Regional Climate Initiative in Brazil, as a result of the collaboration with ClimateWorks Foundation, Oak Foundation, and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation. The Institute has established itself as in country convener, coordinator and re-granter for climate mitigation efforts around clean energy in Brazil. This grant through the ClimateWorks Foundation seeks to support the Institute’s capacity to build local philanthropic support. In particular, the grant will also strengthen strategies and grantees working to improve mobility and reduce transportation emissions.
About the Grantee
Address
235 Montgomery Street
Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94104-3006
Grants to this Grantee
for Carbon Dioxide Removal Initiative  
The Carbon Dioxide Removal Fund is a three-year collaborative project of ClimateWorks, the Climate and Land Use Alliance, the Packard Foundation, and the Spitzer Foundation. The Fund will seed policy research, convenings, thought leadership, and communications outreach around natural and technological carbon dioxide removal. It will also support other foundations with analysis and by working to align efforts in the U.S., China, and Europe.
for general operating support  
ClimateWorks Foundation works to address climate change and advance clean energy and a prosperous economy. They will pursue a global approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions aimed at energy sectors and regions with high or fast-growing levels of greenhouse gas pollution. Among their priorities will be increasing clean, renewable energy sources; energy efficiency; and clean transportation, while reducing deforestation and emissions of highly potent greenhouse gases. ClimateWorks will also continue to increase philanthropic capacity in the field.

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