The foundation
for a thriving planet

ClimateWorks is a global platform for philanthropy to innovate and accelerate climate solutions that scale.

New support for a thriving planet

With a $50 million grant from the Bezos Earth Fund, ClimateWorks will scale up three global initiatives

The power of possibilities

What the U.S. election means for climate action

Funding trends: Climate change mitigation philanthropy

Less than 2% of global philanthropic giving is dedicated to climate change mitigation — not nearly enough to meet the scale of the global challenge.

Ocean CDR knowledge hub launched

Ocean CDR is the leading knowledge hub on ocean-based carbon dioxide removal (CDR) — bringing together a community of scientists, entrepreneurs, policymakers, NGOs, and foundations.

Achieving global climate goals by 2050: Actionable opportunities

This brief highlights where the world and philanthropy can target large-scale emissions reduction opportunities to meet global climate goals.

Fostering racial and social justice in pursuit of our mission

Commitments the ClimateWorks Foundation is making to deepen our efforts on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.

Covid-19 and climate action: Understanding key trends

An assessment of how climate action priorities may evolve in light of trends unfolding as a result of Covid-19.

Featured work

We live and breathe climate philanthropy. To end the climate crisis, we have to move faster, think bigger, and work together. Our collaborative global programs and services scale solutions and produce results that are bending the emissions curve.

K-CEP: Cooling the World

Greening the Financial System

Transforming Transportation

ClimateWorks Global Intelligence

2050 Today

Independent Global Stocktake

We help funders invest in effective climate strategies around the world.

Since our founding in 2008, we’ve collaborated with foundations, NGOs, and climate leaders around the world to tackle climate change on a global scale.

ClimateWorks Global Grantmaking

$1+ Billion

Our world-class grantmaking infrastructure enables us to invest effectively in a wide range of global philanthropic opportunities. We’ve granted over $1 billion since 2008.

500+ Grantees

We listen and work closely with frontline organizations around the world. Our grantee network includes more than 500 organizations that advance climate solutions in over 50 countries.

1,500+ Grants

Our grantmaking capabilities have established us as a leading global grantmaker. We’ve made over 1,500 grants since 2008.