Funding trends 2022: Climate change mitigation philanthropy

There was significant momentum for climate giving last year — but there’s much more that philanthropy can do to step up.

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Foundation funding for climate change mitigation has more than tripled since 2015

Driven in part by the arrival of major new donors, pledges, and commitments, foundation funding for climate change mitigation has accelerated since the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015.

Foundation giving to climate change mitigation

The number of grantees working to mitigate climate change has nearly doubled since 2015

Backed by philanthropic support, the total number of grantees in climate change mitigation has grown over the past seven years. In this critical moment for action, funders can further expand their support for climate leaders around the world and the enabling environments needed to achieve Paris Agreement goals.

Grantees working on climate change mitigation

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