Windward Fund

For The Potential Energy Coalition Project

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The Windward Fund is the fiscal sponsor for the Potential Energy Coalition, which comprises leading talent in the marketing industry and the climate movement. The Coalition will work to build and deploy creative communications campaigns that help deepen and focus the existing public demand for climate action, and blunt the power of those calling for climate denial and delay.
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for the Water Funder Initiative  
The Windward Fund’s Water Funder Initiative seeks to advance sustainable water management in the American West by catalyzing philanthropy to confront the toughest problems at hand, with an eye toward building a field capable of delivering systemic change. This grant supports the initiative’s annual convening and philanthropic education activities. (Substrategy: Funder Collaboratives)
for Phase II to develop a natural and working lands strategy to reach carbon neutrality goals  
This project builds on findings that using forest slash to create biofuels with carbon capture is economical — and would expand California’s ability to mitigate wildfire risk. Specifically, this project will examine the institutional and regulatory barriers to using forest thinning to create lumber products and biofuel with carbon capture. In addition, the project will identify revenue streams that could speed up and expand wildfire mitigation efforts, and work with stakeholders to achieve social buy-in for sound forest management and carbon capture.

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