David Rockefeller Fund

Environment

“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.”

—Wendell Berry

 

Priority

Supporting new ideas, initiatives, and policy breakthroughs in support of bipartisan U.S. climate leadership

Geographic Focus

National

2017 Grantees

Sustainable Markets Foundation (for Center for Climate & Security) Washington, DC $4,500
Consultative Group on Biological Diversity (for Climate & Energy Funders Group)  San Francisco, CA  $3,000
Sierra Club Foundation (for Climate Parents) Oakland, CA $40,000
Environmental Grantmakers Association  New York, NY $4,000
Issue One  Washington, DC $12,500
The Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs Jackson, WY $30,000
GreenFaith (for People's Climate Movement)  Highland Park, NJ  $40,000
Protect Our Winters  Boulder, CO $50,000
Sixteen Thirty Fund (for the Climate Education Fund)  Washington, DC $30,000

2016 Grantees

Citizens' Climate Education  Coronado, CA $25,000
Climate Parents  Oakland, CA $40,000
Environmental and Energy Study Institute  Washington, DC $25,000
Environmental Grantmakers Association  New York, NY $4,000
Fund for Constitutional Government (for Peace & Security Funders Group) Washington, DC $3,350
Institute on Science for Global Policy  Tucson, AZ $40,000
International Documentary Association (for PF Pictures) Los Angeles, CA $17,650
Protect Our Winters  Boulder, CO $30,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation (for Center for Climate & Security) New York, NY $150,000 over 3 years
Truman Center for National Policy Washington, DC $50,000

2015 Grantees

Appalachian Voices Charlottesville, Va $35,000
Catholic Climate Covenant Washington, DC $35,000
Center for Climate & Security Washington, DC $25,300
Climate & Energy Funders Group San Francisco, CA $45,000
Environmental Grantmakers Association New York, NY $3,700
Green Guerrillas New York, NY $13,000
Kentucky Coalition London, KY $35,000
MACED Berea, KY $35,000
NYCEEC New York, NY $50,000
Transition US Sebastopol, CA $13,000
Truman Center for National Policy Washington, DC $25,000
West Virginia Free Charleston, WV $35,000

2014 Grantees

Appalachian Voices Charlottesville, Va $30,000
Canary Project New York, NY $25,000
Green Guerillas New York, NY $25,000
Groundswell Washington, DC $50,000
MACED Berea, KY $40,000
National People's Action Chicago, Il $25,000
NYCEEC New York, NY $40,000
Pratt Center for Community Development Brooklyn, NY $40,000
Transition US-MATH Sebastopol, CA $25,000
West Virgina Free Charleston, WV $35,000

2013 Grantees

Added Value Brooklyn, NY $25,000
The Canary Project
Modern Primitive Exchange
Syracuse, NY $25,000
Environmental Integrity Project Washington, DC $30,000
Food Corps $30,000
Green Guerillas
Harvest for Neighborhoods Campaign
Brooklyn, NY $25,000
Groundswell Washington, DC $50,000
Kentucky Coalition London, KY $25,000
Mountain Association for Community Development (MACED) Berea, KY $35,000
Pratt Center for Community Development Brooklyn, NY $30,000
ReAMP $25,000
Sustainable Endowments Institute
Billion Dollar Green Challenge
Cambrdige, MA $25,000

2012 Grantees

Added Value Brooklyn, NY $20,000
Center for Working Families 
Green Jobs/Green New York
New York, NY $25,000
Community Labor United Boston, MA $25,000
Environmental Integrity Project Washington, DC $25,000
Green Guerillas New York, NY $15,000
Groundswell Washington, DC $50,000
Kentucky Coalition London, Kentucky $50,000
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development – MACED Berea, KY $25,000
Sustainable Endowments Institute 
Billion Dollar Green Challenge
Cambridge, MA $25,000

2011 Grantees

Added Value Brooklyn, NY $25,000
Center for Working Families 
Green Jobs/Green New York
New York, NY $25,000
Community Labor United 
Green Justice Coalition & Campaign
Boston, MA $50,000
Design Trust for Public Space 
Five Borough Farm
New York, NY $5,000
Groundswell Washington, DC $40,000
El Puente 
Greenlight District
Brooklyn, NY $15,000
Food Corps National $60,000 over 2 years
Kentucky Coalition Kentucky $25,000
Rockefeller Family Fund National Coal Program National $25,000
Sustainable Endowments Institute 
Billion Dollar Green Challenge
Cambridge, MA $25,000

2010 Grantees

Added Value and Herban Solutions Inc. Brooklyn, NY $25,000
Center for Working Families 
Green Jobs/Green New York
New York State $25,000
Community Labor United 
Green Justice Coalition & Campaign
Boston, MA $40,000
Design Trust for Public Space 
Five Borough Farm
New York, NY $50,000
El Puente 
Greenlight District
Brooklyn, NY $25,000
Kentucky Coalition Kentucky $50,000
Rockefeller Family Fund 
National Coal Program
National $50,000
Solar One New York, NY $15,000
Youth Ministries for Peace & Justice Bronx, NY $20,000