European Climate Foundation

For European Climate Change Mitigation

  • Amount
    $32,998,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    2/27/2015
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
The European Climate Foundation has been the ClimateWorks Foundation’s primary regranter for climate mitigation in the European Union and has been a center of advocacy innovation since Johannes Meier became the executive director. Over the next three years, the Foundation will focus on expanding the European Union’s climate ambitions through the development and implementation of the their 2030 framework. They will work to expand their efforts to create a continent-wide clean electricity system, institute a 70 grams-per-liter fuel efficiency standard for vehicles, and accelerate the drive to electrify the transportation system. In addition, they will work to implement these policies in key member states including Poland, France, and the U.K.
About the Grantee
Address
Riviervismarkt 5
The Hague, 2513 AM Netherlands
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was established in early 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help Europe foster the development of a low-carbon society and play an even stronger international leadership role in mitigating climate change. ECF advances policy in the areas of energy, transportation, buildings, low-carbon finance, industry, and energy efficiency. The organization works to develop policy at the local, national, and European Union level. They also support international efforts to mitigate carbon emissions through the United Nations and G20. (Substrategy: Philanthropic Capacity)
for defending the European transition beyond petroleum  
The European Climate Foundation’s transport program is a critical partner to our zero-emissions transportation strategy. Using a multifaceted approach that advances vehicle standards and charging infrastructure, highlighting the benefits to jobs and health, the foundation’s grantees will work to electrify all road transport on the continent by 2050. (Substrategy: Electrification)
for climate communications collaborations and operations  

This grant will support the European Climate Foundation’s international strategic communications work, in an effort to ensure informed and factual public discourse on the impacts of climate change and possible mitigation and solutions. Working with a wide range of partners, it plans to develop and disseminate messages to build support for clean air and clean energy. (Substrategy: Climate Communications)

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