Windward Fund

For The Women And Climate Fund

  • Amount
    $12,050,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/15/2019
  • Term
    30 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Windward Fund is the fiscal sponsor for a new regranting intermediary focused on elevating investment in diverse climate justice leadership to move equitable climate solutions at the speed and scale needed to attain a just and habitable world. Inaugural seed funding from the Hewlett Foundation’s Climate Initiative, Performing Arts Program, and U.S. Reproductive Health Program will support the launch of the fund in 2019.
About the Grantee
Address
1201 Connecticut Ave Nw Ste 300
Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
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.
for Conservation 2.0 to advance California's carbon neutrality goals  
This project will build 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 would examine the institutional and regulatory barriers to using forest thinning to create lumber products and biofuel with carbon capture. In addition, the project would 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.
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 activities of the Water Funder Initiative.

Search Our Grantmaking


By Keyword