European Climate Foundation

For The Global Strategic Communications Council And The Philanthropy Task Force

  • Amount
    $1,025,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    8/10/2018
  • Term
    17 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
This grant will support the European Climate Foundation’s Philanthropy Task Force. This was inspired by French President Emmanuel Macron to catalyze both private donors and development agencies to support climate mitigation in Southeast Asia, clean energy innovation, global clean air campaigns, and efforts to protect land-based carbon sinks. The second part of the grant will support ECF’s Global Strategic Climate Communications program. This grant will fund the GSCC’s core program and its India program. The key focus in this grant period is to create narratives of climate ambition at key moments throughout the year, both at international and national levels, in order to help turn sectors and governments from a simple commitment to the Paris Agreement to implementing its measures in earnest.
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Grants to this Grantee
for Tara’s Climate Finance Program  
This grant will support Tara’s work in Asia to support a clean energy transition and develop a pilot education strategy. In 2022, Tara will help ensure China’s overseas coal finance commitment is clear, ambitious, and without loopholes. They will also work with local and partners to accelerate public finance into clean energy in the region and initiate a fossil-free campaign focused on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AAIB). Finally, funds will enable Tara to put a monitoring system in place to track finance for gas projects, while developing an Asia-wide pilot education strategy to help the next generation of South and Southeast Asian leaders embrace renewable energy and sustainability. (Substrategy: China National Policy)
for support of the Forum New Economy  
Housed at the European Climate Foundation, the Forum New Economy is a Berlin-based nonpartisan platform launched in October 2019 with the aim to accelerate the emergence of a new guiding principle in economic policy. As the critical German part of a growing international network, the forum generates and promotes overarching new answers to the major challenges of our time, be it climate change, inequality, or the instability of financial markets. It also creates a link between innovative international academics on the one hand, and policymakers and the wider public in Germany on the other hand.
for the Climate Finance Fund  
The Climate Finance Fund is administered by the European Climate Foundation (ECF). The fund will support the mobilization of capital to drive climate solutions in alignment with ECF’s mission to respond to the global climate crisis by creating a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions society. This grant will cover costs for ECF program staff to operationalize the Fund.

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