Type of Support
New Venture Fund (NVF) is a public, charitable organization dedicated to supporting innovative and effective public interest projects. With this grant NVF will continue working to address western land, water, and energy issues. Their strategic niche is to move quickly as capacity or strategic gaps are identified in western land, water and clean energy initiatives and mitigate them through contracts and grants to key players. Subject areas of recent work include off road vehicles, Bureau of Land Management conservation lands, energy development on Indian lands, and state level public education campaigns in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado.
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.