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
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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