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 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.
for the Potential Energy Coalition Project  
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.
for the Women and Climate Fund  
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.

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