Grants database

We support climate leaders around the globe.

From grassroots action to global policy, our grants support organizations and initiatives that are working to end the climate crisis. Together with our grantee and implementing partners, we work to ensure that our planet is a thriving home for all living beings for generations to come.

Our partners advance a wide range of climate solutions.

Since 2008, ClimateWorks has granted over $1.3 billion to more than 600 grantees in over 40 countries.

Supported through ClimateWorks’ partnership with Ashden, the Mahila Housing Trust helps women in India’s cities come together and tackle social challenges. This includes supporting them to take up practical, affordable, and climate-friendly home cooling solutions. Photo credit: Ashden

Through a collaboration with the Global Water Challenge, a grantee of the ClimateWorks Carbon Dioxide Removal Program, Cascadia Seaweed is seeding and sustainably harvesting seaweed, which naturally sequesters carbon dioxide and is an innovative climate solution.

Since launching in 2019, ClimateWorks’ grantee Youth4Nature has built a network of youth leaders for nature and climate through knowledge-sharing, storytelling, and capacity-building. Learn more.

2021 grantmaking by program

TOTAL FUNDING 2021
$131.6M
TOTAL FUNDING 2021
$131.6M
Carbon Dioxide Removal
Carbon dioxide removal (CDR) removes legacy emissions from the atmosphere and is increasingly seen as an essential tool to help meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. The ClimateWorks Carbon Dioxide Removal Program focuses on natural removal solutions, including soil sequestration, reforestation, and oceans, as well as technical solutions like direct air capture. Learn More
Total: $5.4 million
Cooling
The ClimateWorks Cooling Program leads the Clean Cooling Collaborative, an initiative advancing efficient, climate-friendly cooling for all. Clean Cooling Collaborative focuses on solutions that cool people and the planet, including super-efficient appliances, climate-friendly refrigerants, and passive cooling. Learn More
Total: $10.1 million
Finance
With a focus on capital markets and public finance, the ClimateWorks Finance Program aims to catalyze financial and market changes that accelerate climate action. Learn More
Total: $12.6 million
Food & Agriculture
The ClimateWorks Food & Agriculture Program empowers a diverse and growing set of changemakers demanding that food make good on its potential as a climate solution, while improving global health, environmental quality, and combating injustice. Learn More
Total: $4.2 million
Forests & Land Use
The ClimateWorks Forests and Land Use program is led by the Climate and Land Use Alliance (CLUA), which supports policies, practices, and partnerships that halt and reverse forest loss, advance sustainable land use and development, and secure the rights and livelihoods of indigenous and forest communities. Learn More
Total: $21.9 million
Governance & Diplomacy
Focused on advancing intergovernmental cooperation and just social and economic transitions, the ClimateWorks Governance & Diplomacy Program supports efforts to strengthen global climate governance at all levels, while ensuring an equitable zero-carbon transition. Learn More
Total: $2.3 million
Industry
To catalyze deep transformations in the industrial sector, the ClimateWorks Industry program focuses on demand-side strategies, such as the application of circular economy principles and using public procurement to create demand for clean materials, as well as supply-side approaches, to advance innovative industrial technologies and processes. Learn More
Total: $7 million
Power
The ClimateWorks Power Program focuses on key areas that, together, can accelerate the transformation of the global power sector. Through the Clean Energy, Clean Air initiative, ClimateWorks supports efforts to rapidly transform the power sector away from coal power toward clean energy in over 10 countries across Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Learn More
Total: $15.9 million
Super Pollutants
The ClimateWorks Super Pollutants Program seeks rapid and steep reductions of black carbon, F-gases, and methane emissions in China, India, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Reducing emissions of these pollutants supports a healthy climate while also providing significant public health, social, and economic benefits. Learn More
Total: $510,000
Transportation
The ClimateWorks Transportation Program advances sustainable, affordable, and low-carbon mobility systems for people and goods movement. The program includes aviation, road transportation, and maritime shipping initiatives. Learn More
Aviation: $2.3 million
Road Transportation: $21.1 million
Marine Shipping: $13.3 million
Total: $36.7 million
Other
Total: $15 million

Committed grants

1,361 - 1,380 of 1,471
Last updated: 01/26/2022
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Recipient

Seas at Risk VzW

Program
Super Pollutants
Award date

08/23/2016

Term

12 months

Amount

$160,000

Recipient

World Resources Institute

Program
Governance & Diplomacy
Award date

08/23/2016

Term

10 months

Amount

$150,000

Recipient

The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford

Program
Other
Award date

08/22/2016

Term

12 months

Amount

$90,000

Recipient

New Venture Fund

Program
Governance & Diplomacy
Award date

08/22/2016

Term

6 months

Amount

$250,000

Recipient

Trustees of Boston University

Program
Finance
Award date

08/22/2016

Term

12 months

Amount

$100,000

Recipient

Climate and Health Research Network

Program
Super Pollutants
Award date

08/11/2016

Term

8 months

Amount

$198,000

Recipient

The Climate Change Organisation

Program
Governance & Diplomacy
Award date

08/11/2016

Term

12 months

Amount

$200,000

Recipient

Green Tech Action Fund

Program
Power
Award date

08/10/2016

Term

12 months

Amount

$825,000

Recipient

National Environmental Education and Training Foundation, Inc.

Program
Other
Award date

08/09/2016

Term

12 months

Amount

$85,000

Recipient

Climate Analytics gGmbH

Program
Governance & Diplomacy
Award date

08/01/2016

Term

9 months

Amount

$600,000

Recipient

Instituto Clima e Sociedade

Program
Other
Award date

07/26/2016

Term

9 months

Amount

$120,000

Recipient

Alliance to Save Energy

Program
Other
Award date

07/12/2016

Term

6 months

Amount

$50,000

Recipient

Stichting European Climate Foundation

Program
Other
Award date

07/12/2016

Term

14 months

Amount

$323,000

Recipient

The Climate Change Organisation

Program
Other
Award date

07/11/2016

Term

18 months

Amount

$450,000

Recipient

UNEP DTU Partnership

Program
Other
Award date

07/11/2016

Term

9 months

Amount

$100,000

Recipient

The Climate Change Organisation

Program
Transportation
Award date

07/11/2016

Term

3 months

Amount

$30,000

Recipient

Sierra Club

Program
Industry
Award date

07/07/2016

Term

27 months

Amount

$125,000

Recipient

Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development, Inc.

Program
Power
Award date

07/07/2016

Term

11 months

Amount

$250,000

Recipient

Climate Policy Initiative

Program
Finance
Award date

07/07/2016

Term

7 months

Amount

$159,500

Recipient

Bipartisan Policy Center, Inc.

Program
Other
Award date

07/06/2016

Term

12 months

Amount

$380,000