European Climate Foundation

For The International Energy Program

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/16/2015
  • Term
    16 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
This grant will support the European Climate Foundation’s International Energy Program, which works to share lessons learned in Europe with developing countries. The program uses research, education, networking, and convening to support local efforts throughout the world to reduce dependence on coal and other high-emission sources of electricity. In addition, the program seeks to educate investors, development agencies, and NGOs globally about the risks surrounding development of high-emission sources of electricity in the developing world.
About the Grantee
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The Hague, 2513 AM Netherlands
Grants to this Grantee
for the Global Strategic Communications Council and the Philanthropy Task Force  
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.
for general operating support  
The European Climate Foundation (ECF) — a "foundation of foundations" — 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 to mitigate climate change. ECF supports the sustainable development of a low-carbon society in Europe through policy support in the areas of energy, transportation, buildings, low-carbon finance, industry, and energy efficiency. ECF also supports international efforts to mitigate carbon emissions at the United Nations and G20. They work to develop policy at the local, national, and European Union level.
for general operating support  
The European Climate Foundation — a "foundation of foundations" — 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 to mitigate climate change. ECF supports the sustainable development of a low-carbon society in Europe through policy support in the areas of energy, transportation, buildings, low-carbon finance, industry, and energy efficiency. They also support international efforts to mitigate carbon emissions through the United Nations and G20. The organization works to develop policy at the local, national, and European Union level.

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