New Venture Fund

For The Moving Beyond Oil Project

  • Amount
    $1,000,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/31/2015
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Strategies
Overview
The New Venture Fund’s Moving Beyond Oil project aims to contribute to the reduction of oil use and to the transition to clean energy alternatives in the transportation sector in the United States. To keep climate mitigation goals on track, a reduction of about 50 percent in oil use by 2030 is necessary. The project will develop and implement synergistic and integrated strategies to reach this target in key regions on the country. One of its near-term priorities is to support the Pacific Northwest region to establish low-carbon fuel standards that reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
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for the Climate Advocacy Defense Fund  
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for the CyberPeace Institute  
A grant to New Venture Fund (NVF) will support the CyberPeace Institute (CPI), a fiscally sponsored project of NVF. The CPI will become an independent nonprofit based in Geneva, Switzerland, with the mission of enhancing stability in cyberspace. Its three core functions are (a) helping and defending civilian victims of cyberattacks; (b) analyzing and investigating cyberattacks; and (c) promoting cybersecurity norms, prevention of attacks, and responsible behavior. The core founding funders are the Hewlett Foundation, Mastercard, and Microsoft. Other contributors include the Ford Foundation and Facebook.
for the Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East  
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