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
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1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 300
Washington, DC 20036
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 to connect their partners with philanthropy, policy, research, and advocacy communities. (Strategy: K-12 Teaching and Learning)
for the fund for climate and energy in India  
The Fund for Climate and Energy in India, hosted at the New Venture Fund (NVF), is a multi-funder pooled fund to advance clean energy and a green economic recovery in India. In the first year of this grant, NVF, and its technical partner, the Shakti Foundation, will focus on the following three areas: (a) making the Indian power sector cleaner and more reliable, (b) supporting government ambitions to advance electric mobility, and (c) enabling India’s recovery from COVID-19 to be green and robust. (Substrategies: U.S. National Policy and Electrification)

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