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Advanced Energy Economy Institute

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$35,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support AEEI's Midwest Advanced Energy PUC Staff Forum
$20,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Midwest Advanced Energy Public Utility Commission Forum

Bipartisan Policy Center

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$150,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Midcontinent States Environmental and Energy Regulators (MSEER) project
$150,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Midcontinent States Environmental and Energy Regulators (MSEER) project
$150,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to foster successful Midwest implementation of the federal Clean Power Plan

BlueGreen Alliance Foundation

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support community stakeholders in developing economic transition plans for communities facing coal-plant closure
$80,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support community stakeholders in developing economic transition plans for communities facing coal-plant closures
$175,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to grow clean energy manufacturing jobs in southwestern Minnesota
$150,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Business Council for Sustainable Energy

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$32,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to promote clean energy market trends in Minnesota and the Midwest through an event featuring Bloomberg New Energy Finance's annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook
$26,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to promote clean energy market trends in Minnesota and the Midwest through an event featuring Bloomberg New Energy Finance's annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook

Center for Climate Strategies

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$77,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support updates and enhancements to the Minnesota Climate Action Plan

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$15,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support planning and coordination of community trainings on air permit commenting
$150,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to develop energy poverty indicators and mapping for Minnesota and associated technical assistance outreach plans for underserved communities

Center for Energy and Environment

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$350,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support cooperative and municipal utility business model work, utility regulator technical assistance, and a clean energy geotargeting pilot project
$55,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to develop and evaluate energy efficiency and other carbon reducing options for the Destination Medical Center Committee
$75,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support work on utility business models
$10,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a policy forum on utility business models
$40,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to plan for and begin to implement an ordinance in Minneapolis and St. Paul for providing energy-efficiency disclosure at time-of-sale

Center for Rural Affairs

2 Grants

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Lyons, NE

$160,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build, activate, and mobilize a rural voice supportive of clean energy transmission, renewable energy development, and action to address climate change throughout Iowa and the Upper Midwest
$150,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage local communities in establishing environmentally responsible siting for clean energy transmission in Wisconsin and Iowa, and to co-support the RE-AMP Rural Communities Caucus leader and staff coordinator

Ceres

4 Grants

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Boston, MA

$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to mobilize Ceres’ company and investor partners to make the business case for state policies that spur the transition to clean transportation and a clean energy economy in the Midwest
$100,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to mobilize Ceres’ company and investor partners to make the business case for state and federal policies that spur the transition to a clean energy economy in the Midwest
$124,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage and mobilize Minnesota and other Midwestern companies and investors on state and federal climate and clean energy policies
$65,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage Minnesota companies on the importance and relevance of state and federal climate and energy policies to their business operations and economic success

Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$650,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

City of Duluth

1 Grant

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Duluth, MN

$50,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to plan and design energy infrastructure for the Duluth business district that is highly-efficient and that facilitates utilization of renewable energy resources

City of Grand Marais

1 Grant

Grand Marais, MN

$20,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development and implementation of a Grand Marais Climate Action Plan

City of Minneapolis

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support city clean energy engagement at the Public Utilities Commission
$150,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the implementation of the Minneapolis commercial building energy rating and disclosure ordinance

City of St. Paul

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$150,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support robust community engagement in the development of a climate action and adaptation plan and to match funds secured for the City Energy Project for the City of Saint Paul

Clean Energy Economy Minnesota

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Clean Energy States Alliance

2 Grants

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Montpelier, VT

$25,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support CESA membership opportunities and peer-to-peer networking activities for public energy agencies in Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin
$50,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand membership opportunities in the Midwest and provide states with peer-to-peer networking opportunities and technical assistance

Clean Energy Trust

3 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$175,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development and amplification of the Midwest clean energy jobs report
$75,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to update the clean energy jobs annual report Clean Jobs Midwest and to amplify the report's results
$200,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to conduct a Midwest clean energy jobs survey and to communicate the story of the clean energy economy in the region

Clean Up The River Environment

2 Grants

$300,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in clean energy and efficiency opportunities
$80,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in clean energy and efficiency opportunities

Clean Wisconsin

5 Grants

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Madison, WI

$250,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$150,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Wisconsin Climate Table
$185,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Wisconsin Climate Table to build a stronger, equitable climate movement in Wisconsin
$350,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support of Clean Wisconsin's Energy and Climate Program
$50,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to pilot innovative utility projects and rate designs with Wisconsin utilities to increase the adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency programs

Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy

3 Grants

$315,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support actions that reduce climate pollution and foster local solutions and sustainability throughout the state of Minnesota
$75,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support implementation of Climate Minnesota Convenings across the state, engaging greater Minnesota communities in dialogue about climate change impacts and local climate solutions
$80,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to implement forums across Minnesota and follow-up support for scalable community-level actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and foster sustainability

ClimateWorks Foundation

1 Grant

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San Francisco, CA

$1,000,000
2013
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Community Power Network

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$310,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to start a Minnesota solar purchasing co-op and member engagement program

Congregations Caring for Creation

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$250,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$175,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for Just Community Solar teams to operate in four regions of MN
$75,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build the capacity to create a Just Community Solar Program for Minnesota faith communities

Conservation Minnesota

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$583,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support, regional organizing capacity on clean energy, and outreach and education around nitrate pollution and its impacts on drinking water
$75,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
for grassroots outreach on clean energy

Conservative Energy Network

1 Grant

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Lansing, MI

$200,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

1 Grant

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San Francisco, CA

$150,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support grassroots campaign research and technical assistance in the Midwest to advance clean energy

Cub Consumer Education and Research Fund

1 Grant

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Chicago, IL

$450,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide operational and program support for a Minnesota Citizens Utility Board office

Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency

1 Grant

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Rochester, MN

$150,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to assist the Destination Medical Center project in implementing clean energy goals

Ecolibrium3

1 Grant

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Duluth, MN

$150,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for the Minnesota Climate Table to build an equitable and inclusive climate and energy movement across Minnesota

Ecology Center

1 Grant

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Ann Arbor, MI

$450,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to launch a five-state, coordinated Midwest campaign to increase electric vehicle deployment through utility engagement, regulator engagement, stakeholder engagement, and new policies and programs

Elevate Energy

2 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to pursue improvements to the low-income energy efficiency programs in Minnesota
$100,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to research and document inequities in the funding of energy efficiency in Midwestern states

Energy CENTS (Commit Energy Now To Survive)

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$10,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to educate coop members about clean energy

Environmental and Energy Study Institute

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$150,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide technical assistance to rural utilities in the Midwest to adopt energy efficiency and emissions reduction programs
$150,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support cooperative and municipal utilities in offering on-bill financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy to their customers in Minnesota and Iowa

Environmental Defense Fund, Incorporated

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$225,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to place Climate Corps fellows in Rochester, Minnesota to demonstrate that large energy users can cut costs and carbon pollution by managing energy strategically
$75,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to place fellows with companies in Rochester, Minnesota, to demonstrate that large energy users can cut costs and carbon pollution by managing energy strategically

Environmental Initiative

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to drive the development of the region’s clean energy economy through collaborative projects, aggregated purchasing power, and influence of the members of the Minnesota Sustainable Growth Coalition
$80,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to drive the development of the region's clean energy economy through collaborative projects, aggregated purchasing power, and influence of the members of the Minnesota Sustainable Growth Coalition
$80,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to foster private-sector leadership in Minnesota to implement projects that advance climate/energy objectives and develop the region’s sustainability story
$26,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage stakeholders in the development of a climate action plan for the State of Minnesota

Environmental Law & Policy Center of the Midwest

2 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$350,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support multi-state solar and regional battery storage solutions
$200,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance and accelerate key solar reforms in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin

Fresh Energy

3 Grants

$1,300,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to speed the transition to a clean energy economy in Minnesota through programs that drive change in the power sector and Minnesota-based reporting for Midwest Energy News
$1,107,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$75,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand Midwest Energy News' reporting on Minnesota's transition to a clean energy economy

Global Philanthropy Partnership

1 Grant

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Chicago, IL

$350,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Midwest participation in the Urban Sustainability Directors Network and the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance

Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development

5 Grants

$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support modeling the impacts of a Midwest Low-Carbon Fuel Standard
$400,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$1,147,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the next phase of the e21 Initiative aimed at reforming utility incentives
$305,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the GreenStep Cities program to encourage, support, and assist Minnesota cities to take action to improve resilience, mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, and increase clean energy adoption
$1,315,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to better align the ways utilities earn revenue with achieving a sustainable, low-carbon energy system

Hennepin County

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Hennepin County's Building Energy Benchmarking Collaborative

Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund

2 Grants

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Springfield, IL

$100,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Illinois Climate Action Table
$200,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build the grassroots, research, and coalition building capacity of the Illinois Climate Action Table to transition Illinois to a clean energy future

iMatter

3 Grants

$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for enhanced communication capacity of the iMatter program in the upper Midwest
$175,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for the expansion of the iMatter program in the upper Midwest
$50,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the expansion of the iMatterNow campaign in the Upper Midwest

Initiative Foundation

1 Grant

$200,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance economic diversification and development in central Minnesota

Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy

2 Grants

$175,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities and rural electric utilities in clean energy and climate dialogues to identify shared priorities
$170,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build rural support for climate change polices

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$225,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance the goals of the Minneapolis Clean Energy Partnership
$75,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance engagement on community solar and financing for energy services in Minnesota
$50,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to mobilize community input and expert intervention in the city's clean energy partnership with utilities to localize energy decisionmaking for equitable community economic benefit

Institute for Strategic and Equitable Development

1 Grant

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New York, NY

$125,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a professional development series focused on racial equity and social justice in environmental philanthropy

International Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$10,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to convene high-ambition Minnesota cities to explore ways they can work together to achieve their energy goals

Interstate Renewable Energy Council

1 Grant

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Albany, NY

$225,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Minnesota’s clean energy policy and carbon reduction goals through expertise on interconnection, grid modernization, and community solar

Iowa Environmental Council

2 Grants

$200,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$200,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the RE-AMP Iowa Clean Energy State Table solar campaign

Iowa Interfaith Power & Light

2 Grants

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Des Moines, IA

$100,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide support for the climate and energy program in Iowa
$150,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
for education and outreach on climate and clean energy in Iowa