Environmental Grantmaking

National Environmental Education and Training Foundation (NEETF)

http://www.neefusa.org/
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) provides knowledge to trusted professionals who, with their credibility, amplify messages to national audiences to solve everyday environmental problems. Chartered by Congress in 1990 to advance environmental knowledge and action, its ultimate goal is to activate environmentally responsible behavior in the general public.

PAST GRANTEES:
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) awarded grants to programs such as The Land Conservancy of McHenry County, Montana Conservation Corps, Foundation for Minneapolis Parks, American Forests, Rock Terrace School, and Friends of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

http://www.dep.state.pa.us/grantscenter/GrantAndLoanPrograms.asp
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the state agency largely responsible for administering Pennsylvania's environmental laws and regulations. Its responsibilities include: reducing air pollution; making sure the drinking water is safe; protecting water quality in its rivers and streams; making sure waste is handled properly; supporting community renewal and revitalization; promoting advanced energy technology; and helping citizens prevent pollution and comply with the Commonwealth's environmental regulations. DEP is committed to general environmental education and encouraging effective public involvement in setting environmental policy.

Pisces Foundation

http://www.piscesfoundation.org/
The Pisces Foundation seeks to build a conservation ethic, improve environmental conditions and empower a new generation of environmental leaders, scientists and engaged citizens. It funds initiatives that: catalyze and advance stewardship of the earth’s resources; create environmental awareness for the public and emerging leaders; enable society to transition to a more sustainable future; and demonstrate replicable best practices and foster strategic partnerships. 

PAST GRANTEES:
The Pisces foundation funded organizations such as the California Academy of Science, California League of Conservation Voter Education Fund, Conservation International, Golden State National Park Conservancy, and many others

Profits for the Planet

http://www.stonyfield.com/AboutUs/ProfitsForThePlanetProgram.cfm
Profits for the Planet (PFP) puts Stony field's guiding principle of corporate social responsibility into action. Each year, 10% of the company's profits are given to efforts that help protect and restore the environment. By directing financial support to those programs that affect positive and meaningful change, PFP embodies the spirit of the company's environmental and educational missions.

PAST GRANTEES:
Profits for the Planet funded organizations such as Beyond Pesticides, Chefs Collaborative, Clean Air-Cool Planet , Conservation Law Foundation, and many more.

Progress Energy Foundation

http://www.progress-energy.com/community/foundation/grantguidelines.asp
The Progress Energy Foundation partners with nonprofits in Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina to improve the lives of its customers. Programs funded by foundation grants are typically larger in scope and impact than corporate grants, serving multiple regions or the entire state. During 2008, the Progress Energy Foundation invested over $6.5 million in the communities it serves.

PAST GRANTEES:
Progress Energy Foundation awarded grants to Alachua County Public School Foundation, Asheville City Schools Foundation, Inc., Cape Fear Community College, Education Foundation of Gulf County among many others.

Prospect Hill Foundation

http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/prospecthill/grants_program/
"The mission of the Prospect Hill Foundation is to advance the human experience while ensuring the well-being of the earth. The Foundation pursues this mission by making grants in four program areas, each of which has stated goals: Environmental Conservation, Nuclear Nonproliferation, Reproductive Health and Rights, and Criminal Justice"

PAST GRANTEES:
The Prospect Hill Foundation awarded grants to programs such as Adirondack Land Trust , American Lung Association of New York State , Apeiron Institute for Sustainable Living, Association for the Preservation of Cape Cod, and Bronx River Alliance among many others.

PSEG

http://www.pseg.com/community/funding.jsp
Good corporate citizenship is one of PSEG’s core values and an integral part of the Company’s way of doing business. One way in which the Company demonstrates its community engagement is by providing funding to nonprofit organizations.

Radio Shack

http://www.radioshackcorporation.com/cc/index.html
RadioShack believes in helping people get more out of technology, and it believes in improving the lives of the people who live in the communities it serve. That’s why it focuses its efforts on improving education, environmental sustainability, and on protecting its children.

REAP/RES/EEI Grants Program

http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rbs/busp/9006grant.htm
The REAP/RES/EEI Grants Program will provide grants for energy audits and renewable energy development assistance. It also provides funds to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to purchase and install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements.

Recovery Act: Wisconsin State Energy Program (SEP) Funding

http://commerce.wi.gov/BD/BD-SEP-ARRA.html
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides significant funding for clean energy initiatives. Among them is the State Energy Program, which provides funding to states to address energy priorities and to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies. This initiative is a key part of the Obama Administration's national strategy to support job growth, while making a historic down payment on clean energy and conservation.
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