Greenlining Institute

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
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.
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360 14th Street, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA, 94612, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Greenlining Institute works toward a future when communities of color can build wealth, live in healthy places filled with economic opportunity, and are ready to meet the challenges posed by climate change. Greenlining brings its research and policy expertise to community-based organizations in California and across the U.S. to foster consensus-building that produces long-term policy and economic change. Greenlining spearheads innovative strategies at the intersections of racial, economic, and climate equity to build an abundant future that brings investments and opportunities into communities. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
for Greenlining the Block  
The Greenlining Institute works to support low- and middle-income communities in California, Michigan, Illinois, Virginia, Colorado, and North Carolina in pursuing community-driven climate action projects across the country and unlocking resources available as a result of federal climate investment legislation. This grant for their Greenlining the Block initiative will strengthen local coalitions to effectively pursue and access public and private climate resources. Greenlining will support local organizations to cultivate productive multisectoral partnerships grounded in community needs; support organizations to connect the dots across multiple financing streams; and directly support community capacity with tailored planning, project management, and technical expertise to realize community projects. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)

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