New Venture Fund

For Support Of The 2020 Climate Education Fund

  • Amount
    $1,000,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/23/2016
  • Term
    27 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
New Venture Fund is the fiscal sponsor of the 2020 Climate Education Fund, which seeks to engage young people and people of color in support of climate and clean energy policies at the state and local level. The 2020 Climate Education Fund will re-grant funds to build capacity for these groups to engage more fully, while also providing additional support in terms of strategic advice, coalition management, and fundraising support.
About the Grantee
Address
1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 300
Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
for the Fund for a Safer Future  
Housed at the New Venture Fund, the Fund for a Safer Future (FSF) is a funder collaborative that helps reduce gun violence in the United States. When FSF started its work in 2011, the field of gun violence prevention was beginning a strategic shift that accelerated after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. Before 2011, the movement was small, relatively isolated, and significantly under-resourced. With the help of FSF and other donors, the movement has become larger, better organized, more coordinated and diverse, and increasingly strategic. During the term of this grant, FSF will be able to continue its coordination efforts among states and expand its research focus.
for the Salmon State Project  
The New Venture Fund’s Salmon State project seeks to protect the most important salmon-spawning watersheds in Alaska. The project aims to support the economy, recreation, and subsistence needs of Alaskans by educating and engaging commercial and sport fishermen, Alaska Natives, and the public.

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