New Venture Fund

For The Western Energy Project

  • Amount
    $150,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    6/10/2014
  • Term
    13 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
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 Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) project  
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for the Climate Equity Communications Accelerator Program  
The New Venture Fund is the fiscal sponsor for the Climate Equity Communications Accelerator Program. The Climate Equity Communications Accelerator will strengthen the communications capacity of nonprofit climate justice organizations and the broader climate justice field by integrating robust communications and narrative strategies into organizations, coalitions, and policy campaigns in target states.
for the Moving Beyond Oil Fund project  
The grant will help New Venture Fund launch transformational campaigns to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission vehicles in the U.S. The Moving Beyond Oil Fund is meant to rapidly incubate and launch campaigns that complement the long-term efforts of grantees focused on transportation electrification in the U.S.

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