The New Venture Fund’s Western Energy Project seeks to protect ecologically important public lands in the Rocky Mountain West threatened by fossil energy leasing and development. This grant would support its efforts to promote landscape-level planning on public lands to identify where energy development will, and will not, occur; to educate decision makers on the need for a public lands energy policy that balances energy development with conservation and to engage a diverse array of interests in support of balanced energy policies that value the conservation of our Western land, water, and wildlife habitat.
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Grants to this Grantee
for the Open Education program at the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition
The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), housed in the New Venture Fund, is a global coalition committed to making open the default for research and education. SPARC’s work to advance open education over the next three years will focus on empowering academic libraries, promoting competition in the marketplace, fostering structural change through policy, and facilitating inclusive community engagement with equity at the core. This grant serves the Open Education Strategy goals to develop capacity in postsecondary educational systems to leverage open education as a means to improve teaching and learning, and to build a more equitable and inclusive open education field. (Substrategy: Systems.)
for support of Trusted Elections Fund
The Trusted Elections Fund, a project of New Venture Fund, is a pooled fund that will make grants to address election-related emergencies that threaten the integrity of our election system. The fund will support organizations fighting to ensure free and fair elections, and to protect the rule of law. Throughout 2020, the Trusted Elections Fund will make grants that focus on crisis areas that are urgent, unique to 2020, and underfunded.