Roosevelt Institute

For The Climate And Economic Transformation Program

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
The Climate and Economic Transformation Program at the Roosevelt Institute conducts research and policy work to leverage the power of government to decarbonize and democratize our economy, and build more equitable and sustainable industries and trade. The Roosevelt Institute provided foundational research and leadership to the economic case for large-scale investments in decarbonization and environmental justice. The scholarship of the Roosevelt Institute and the grassroots networks that Roosevelt partners with will similarly inform the implementation of federal climate investment legislation to ensure this new funding drives forward a just and democratic transition to clean energy. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
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Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Roosevelt Society project  
Grounded in the legacy of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, the Roosevelt Institute is both a leading economic and social policy think tank and home to scholars, public intellectuals, policy experts, and one of the nation’s largest student policy networks. Through research, advocacy, and communications, the institute has helped change the conversation around power and inequality, and drive increasing recognition of the need to rebalance power in the structures of our economy and democracy. This grant supports the Roosevelt Society project that will build an ideological home for the next generation of leaders in political economy. (Substrategy: Executive Branch)
for education on federal climate policy, strategy, climate program, communications, and convenings  
The Roosevelt Institute is a leading think tank that brings together macroeconomic, labor, climate, and industrial policy expertise. This grant will allow Roosevelt to expand efforts in (a) providing research and leadership; (b) engaging a network of partners across issue silos; (c) supporting staffing for effective governance; (d) engaging elite media and key thinkers to shape the narrative; and (e) educating policymakers on implementation of historic federal investments to support decarbonization and to build a more equitable economy. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
for support of “How to Save a Country” podcast  
“How to Save a Country” (formerly “What’s the Big Idea?”), a podcast sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute, highlights the most interesting, provocative, important thinkers, whose ideas can help us make sense of our world at a time of enormous political and economic paradigm change. Michael Tomasky, editor of both The New Republic and the journal Democracy, and Felicia Wong, president, and CEO of the Roosevelt Institute, are hosts. The show is designed to bring together the best of today’s policy magazine and think tank worlds.

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