Greenlining Institute

For A Capital Campaign To Renovate And Occupy The New Greenlining Headquarters In Downtown Oakland

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    48 Months
  • Type of Support
    Capital Funds
About the Grantee
Grantee Website 
1918 University Avenue, 2nd Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704-3263
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Greenlining Institute is a public policy, research, and advocacy nonprofit organization based in Oakland, California. Greenlining advances economic opportunity and empowerment for people of color through advocacy, community and coalition building, research, and leadership development. The institute advances its vision of a nation where race is never a barrier to economic opportunity by working with a coalition of nonprofit organizations and allies across California. Greenlining will advance its strategic goals of (a) expanding access to capital, employment, and business opportunities for communities of color, (b) increasing access to key products and services that empower communities to thrive, (c) improving the ability of people of color to access and remain in sustainable environments, (d) cultivating and influencing leadership and governance that advance racial equity, and (e) strengthening Greenlining’s governance, communication, long-term sustainability, and overall organizational effectiveness.
for the Environment Equity Program  
The Greenlining Institute helps communities of color thrive with policy advocacy, community and coalition building, and research and leadership development. This grant will support its Environmental Equity Program. The specific goal of the program is to ensure all communities in California have access to clean and low-carbon energy and transportation.
for the Environmental Equity Program  
The Greenlining Institute is part of the Charge Ahead California campaign, a coalition of organizations supporting the implementation of the Zero Emissions Vehicle mandate in California, aiming to get 1.5 million electric vehicles on the road by 2025. Greenlining’s specific goal is to ensure that electric and clean transportation is equitable and accessible to all Californians. With this proposed grant, Greenlining would focus on building support for solutions for low income communities and communities of color, such as well-designed incentives to ensure access to electric vehicles, public transportation, and electric car share.

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