Partnership Project

For The Climate Action Campaign

  • Amount
    $2,535,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    5/20/2014
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
The EPA issued a draft regulation to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. This regulation presents the single best policy opportunity to reduce heat-trapping gases this decade. If designed well and implemented on schedule, the rule and accompanying state plans will reduce power-sector global warming emissions 25 percent by 2020. The Partnership Project hosts a coordinated coalition of national environmental groups and others to conduct strategic, coordinated communications and organizing activities to defend EPA’s authority to issue such rules, and to ensure that the power plant rule is effective and on schedule. Since approval of this grant and other EPA rule oriented grants reported in the docket, EPA released the draft regulation described above. This is an important step in the process of securing a strong final regulation that will cut electric sector GHG emissions by 30% by 2030.
About the Grantee
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PO Box 65826, Washington, DC, 20035, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for the Green Leadership Trust  
The Partnership Project’s Green Leadership Trust works to build a more effective environmental movement by supporting and growing the impact and leadership of Black, Indigenous, and people of color serving on U.S. environmental nonprofit boards. Given the impact of boards on the direction of their organizations’ hiring and retention practices, programming, and partnerships, the Western Conservation grantmaking strategy acknowledges that such efforts are a key part of the work to ensure the environmental movement is inclusive and relevant. Green Leadership Trust is guided first and foremost by members’ responsibilities as fiduciaries of the organizations they represent. (Substrategy: Build the Conditions for Enduring Conservation)
for the Climate Action Campaign  
The Partnership Project hosts the Climate Action Campaign, a coalition of national environmental organizations and allies. The coalition executes sophisticated federal campaigns to accomplish two goals: reduce emissions by putting clean energy on the grid and electrifying the nation in equitable ways; and create the conditions necessary for federal decision makers to embrace ambitious climate action, now and in the future. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
for the Equitable and Just National Climate Forum  
The Partnership Project is the fiscal sponsor for the Equitable and Just National Climate Forum, which brings national environmental and environmental justice groups from across the country together to build trust; bridge historic divides; align around policy principles and commitments to work together; and advocate for bold and equitable climate policies that build an inclusive, just, and pollution-free economy. The forum’s priorities include: supporting educational efforts and on-the-ground partnership building in the hope of advancing equitable climate solutions; ensuring that the Biden Administration implements its Justice40 commitments; addressing legacy pollution and prioritizing pollution reductions in frontline environmental justice communities; and creating space for relationship building and healthy and transparent dialogue. The forum also provides capacity-building grants to participating groups. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)

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