The New Venture Fund’s Western Energy Project seeks to protect ecologically important public lands in the Rocky Mountain West that are threatened by fossil energy leasing and development. This renewal grant will support the project’s efforts to secure oil and gas leasing plans in four Western states, finalize a rule that captures at least 50 percent of fugitive methane emissions from existing and future sources, and ensure implementation of a West-wide plan to protect 36 million acres of critical sage grouse habitat from the impacts of energy development.
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Grants to this Grantee
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.
for the Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund
The New Venture Fund’s Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund will support groups in select states and cities working to transition to a clean energy future in ways that promote economic, social, and environmental justice — minimizing risks and maximizing benefits to low-income communities. The Fund’s climate equity framework addresses the need to broaden the base of support for climate action in order to accelerate the pace of change. The Fund will help organizations grow their memberships, strengthen their organizing skills, and build their capacity to advocate for strong clean-energy and climate policies.