New Venture Fund

For Addressing The Land Use Impacts Of Fossil Fuel Development

  • Amount
    $250,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    4/2/2012
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
New Venture Fund would regrant funds to Canadian NGOs for efforts to oppose construction of the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline. Gateway proposes to carry tar sands oil from Alberta across private, provincial, and First Nations land to the pristine inlet port of Kitimat, BC, to create access to Asian and Western U.S. markets. Preventing development of the pipeline would protect valuable ecosystems and water resources.
About the Grantee
Address
1828 L Street NW, Suite 300 – A, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Communities for Just Schools Fund to fund education organizing  
The Communities for Just Schools Fund is a national donor collaborative that brings together the resources of philanthropy with the power of grassroots organizing to ensure that all schools welcome students and nurture their full potential. This grant will be used to fund education organizing; build the capacity of the fund’s grantee partners; and connect their partners with philanthropy, policy, research, and advocacy communities. (Substrategy: Student & Community Voice)
for Powering a New Economy Fund  

This grant for the Powering a New Economy Fund supports its work to drive the turn toward a new, more inclusive and sustainable economic paradigm. The fund supports state and locally based coalitions and grassroots organizations working to transform the political economy in cities and states.

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