Greenlining Institute

For General Operating Support

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    12 Months
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    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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1918 University Avenue, 2nd Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704-3263
Grants to this Grantee
for U.S. climate financial regulation  
The Greenlining Institute seeks to enact equitable federal financial regulatory reform on climate finance in the United States. The institute’s work includes creating model climate-finance programs to mandate climate-mitigating investments by financial institutions through regulatory reform, providing racial equity perspectives in federal advocacy efforts on climate finance, broadening the availability and reach of climate capital through community-centered lenders, and building broad support for equity-centered climate finance policy. (Substrategy: Climate Finance)
for the Environmental Equity Program’s transportation electrification efforts  
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’s work on accelerating transportation electrification in several states.

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