ClimateWorks Global Programs

We drive innovation and climate solutions that scale.
Through our portfolio of global and transnational climate mitigation strategies and grantmaking, we help funders maximize their philanthropic impact.
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ClimateWorks supports climate change mitigation efforts from early explorations to scaled initiatives. We help develop innovative and high-impact solutions, fund their implementation, and scale up those that show the greatest promise.


Addressing the climate impacts of aviation globally


Systemic economic changes are essential to reach decarbonization goals

Governance & Diplomacy

The scale and urgency of the climate challenge require multilateral action


Clean power protects people and the climate


Climate-friendly cooling cuts pollution and saves lives

Food & Agriculture

Food systems are poised to be a major climate solution


Protecting the climate, reducing pollution, and strengthening economies

Road Transportation

Road Transportation

Helping communities on the journey to fossil fuel-free cars, trucks, vans, and other vehicles

Carbon Dioxide Removal

Carbon dioxide removal is a must-have to solve the climate crisis

Forests & Land Use

Forests and sustainable land use are essential climate solutions


Maritime Shipping

Working to transform maritime shipping toward a carbon-free future

Geographic expertise

In addition to our program leadership, we also provide funders with expertise to help design and implement grantmaking strategies that drive climate progress. By harnessing our global networks and philanthropic infrastructure, we also help funders and other partners in the climate philanthropy ecosystem to connect, share knowledge, and advance solutions together.

China and India

We work with partner foundations in the U.S. and Europe that are interested in China and India by providing timely and context-specific advice, analysis, and recommendations on innovative climate solutions. We help develop joint ideas and strategies, identify local partners, and also actively engage with governments, the local philanthropic community, and civil society to share international experiences and best practices in mitigating climate change.

Explore our grants

Over the past decade, ClimateWorks has built a world-class grantmaking infrastructure that has enabled us to make more than $1.3 billion in grants to over 600 grantees in more than 50 countries around the world. Our programmatic expertise enables us to make strategic investments across a wide range of sectoral and geographic climate change mitigation opportunities using a diverse set of philanthropic intervention strategies.