Greenlining Institute

For Organizing A Statewide Conversation About California's Ballot Initiative Process

  • Amount
    $100,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    4/28/2011
  • Term
    18 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.greenlining.org/ 
Address
1918 University Avenue, 2nd Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704-3263
Grants to this Grantee
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.
for the sustainable banking and green CRA program  
Greenlining will help increase investments in clean energy and climate equity initiatives in low- and moderate-income communities. Their approach seeks to tap into approximately $300 billion in CRA-qualified activity nationwide to spur more climate investments that simultaneously address poverty and environmental equity.
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.

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