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Advancing Equity Coalition

8 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build regional environmental justice capacity for collaboration, network building, and policy and projects related to climate, energy, health, and water justice in the Midwest
$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund, a collaborative partnership to support local action on climate change in diverse communities
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support environmental justice organizations' capacity to advance decarbonization solutions that are rooted in the communities and focused on a just energy transition, health, and water justice
$140,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund, a collaborative partnership to support local action on climate change in diverse communities
$140,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund
$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for collaboration and network building
$140,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to establish the Minneapolis Climate Action and Equity Fund
$375,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support action on Midwest climate and energy policy through the RE-AMP Network

Alliance for Climate Education

2 Grants

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Boulder, CO

$400,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$400,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Bemidji State University

1 Grant

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Bemidji, MN

$50,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to update Bemidji State University’s Climate Action Plan

Biomimicry for Social Innovation

2 Grants

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Santa Fe, NM

$30,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to nurture women leaders in climate work, especially emerging BIPOC leaders in the Midwest
$28,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the 2021 Living Systems Leadership training workshop by providing scholarships, and to support BSI to meaningfully adapt to pandemic-related contexts

Black Women Rising

1 Grant

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Dayton, OH

$150,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Black Appalachian Coalition

BlueGreen Alliance Foundation

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance innovative climate and energy transition strategies in Minnesota that achieve carbon reduction goals while building a clean, thriving, and equitable economy
$75,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance equitable climate, clean energy, and just transition policies in Minnesota
$75,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to continue engagement of stakeholders in clean, economic transition plans across Minnesota
$85,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to continue engagement of stakeholders in clean economic transition plans across Minnesota
$80,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support community stakeholders in developing economic transition plans for communities facing coal-plant closure

Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System

2 Grants

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Madison, WI

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support applied research on air quality and health benefits impacts from Midwest energy and climate policy
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support applied research on air quality and health benefits impacts from Midwest energy and climate policy

Business Council for Sustainable Energy

5 Grants

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Washington, DC

$32,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to promote BloombergNEF's annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook with a focus on Minnesota and Midwest clean energy markets
$32,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to promote the Bloomberg New Energy Finance's annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook with a focus on Minnesota and Midwest clean energy markets
$32,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to promote Bloomberg New Energy Finance's annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook with a focus on Minnesota and Midwest clean energy markets
$32,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to promote the Bloomberg New Energy Finance's annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook with a focus on Minnesota and Midwest clean energy markets
$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

Center for American Progress

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$200,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the From the State House to the White House Initiative to build upon local/state climate leadership to lay the roadmap for nationwide climate action
$20,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Climate Forum to create equitable climate policy ideas and identify pathways for inclusive national climate policy development

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$75,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to increase access to energy efficiency programs by underrepresented populations through a peer-learning network of community organizations and redesigning efficiency programs
$15,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support planning and coordination of community trainings on air permit commenting

Center for Energy and Environment

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$425,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to defend, evolve, and expand Minnesota’s energy efficiency policies, and to accelerate to a just and equitable decarbonized grid in Minnesota and the Midwest
$500,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to extend and defend Minnesota's energy efficiency framework and to accelerate the evolution to a decarbonized grid in Minnesota and the Midwest, and for general operating support

Center for Popular Democracy

1 Grant

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Brooklyn, NY

$50,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support The Forge: Organizing Strategy and Practice, an online journal focused on creating a forum for innovative conversations about organizing strategy and practice among community, labor, electoral, movement, and digital organizers

Center for Rural Affairs

3 Grants

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Lyons, NE

$150,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to bolster climate change and sustainable agriculture policy development for federal farm policies
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to bolster climate change and climate-focused agriculture policy capacity
$300,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build long-term community organizing capacity through multi-issue advocacy and engagement in rural Minnesota and Iowa

Ceres

3 Grants

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Boston, MA

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to mobilize Ceres’ company and investor partners to make the business case for state policies and regulations that spur an equitable transition to a decarbonized transportation system and a clean energy economy in the Midwest
$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to mobilize Ceres’ company and investor partners to make the business case for state policies and regulations that spur an equitable transition to a decarbonized transportation system and a clean energy economy in the Midwest
$150,000
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

Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$650,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$650,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$650,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

City of Grand Marais

2 Grants

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Grand Marais, MN

$40,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for leadership and coordination of the goals, strategies, and tactics of the Grand Marais Climate Action Plan
$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

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the continuous measurement of air quality and greenhouse gases at the block level and create a baseline for the city's Green Zones and surrounding Areas of Concentrated Poverty
$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support city clean energy engagement at the Public Utilities Commission

City of Northfield

1 Grant

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Northfield, MN

$50,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build staff capacity for implementation of the city's Climate Action Plan

City of St. Paul

3 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$150,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support implementation of the city's Climate Action Plan
$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance climate action in Saint Paul
$50,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support community-based organizations to conduct engagement around an EV charging/EV carshare hubs project

Clean Energy Economy Minnesota

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$475,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$400,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Clean Energy States Alliance

1 Grant

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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

Clean Grid Alliance

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$600,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$550,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Clean Up The River Environment

2 Grants

$365,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in Minnesota around clean energy and efficiency opportunities as well as to support a working lands strategy
$300,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in Minnesota around clean energy and efficient opportunities

Clean Wisconsin

6 Grants

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Madison, WI

$400,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$350,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$75,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Wisconsin Clean Energy Table
$75,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Wisconsin Climate Table
$295,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$150,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Wisconsin Climate Table

Climate Generation

2 Grants

$400,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$335,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support and to create a Youth Action Fund to provide micro-grant assistance and mentorship across youth climate coalitions in Minnesota

Climate Jobs National Resource Center

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$150,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to create state-based and state-led Climate Jobs coalitions in Wisconsin
$150,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development of new Climate Jobs coalitions in Wisconsin and Michigan

Community Action Network

2 Grants

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Ann Arbor, MI

$75,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for continued program support to design a pathway to equitably decarbonizing a frontline neighborhood
$75,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to work with the Bryant community in Ann Arbor to develop a whole home assessment aimed at improving indoor comfort, health, and safety, all while decarbonizing the neighborhood

Community Foundation of Greater Johnstown

2 Grants

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Johnstown, PA

$150,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to develop local a Community Economic Development Capacity Building Program to support Ohio communities' transition from fossil fuels
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to seize a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform Ohio and the Appalachian region through federal investment and state and local action

Community Power

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to sustain a Twin Cities energy justice cohort
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support and grow a Twin Cities energy justice network

Comunidades Organizando El Poder Y La Accion Latina COPAL Education

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$250,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Congregations Caring for Creation

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$400,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$500,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Conservation Districts of Iowa

1 Grant

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Des Moines, IA

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a farmer mentoring program to implement regenerative farming practices

Conservation Minnesota

6 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a campaign to create a shared common value of “Care for Place” among Minnesotans of all races, ideologies, and geographies that transcends differences and inspires ever greater actions to be even better stewards of our state
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to amplify the ways Minnesotans of all backgrounds care for our shared place and inspire more people to take more action
$600,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$150,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide core support to educate health professionals, the public, and policymakers about the impacts of climate on health
$100,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Upstream project aimed at amplifying Minnesotans of all backgrounds care for place
$800,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Conservative Energy Network

3 Grants

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Lansing, MI

$200,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$200,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

3 Grants

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San Francisco, CA

$100,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to strengthen Midwest field and organizational capacity on climate and energy
$125,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build grassroots campaign capacity in the Midwest
$150,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support grassroots campaign research and technical assistance in the Midwest to advance clean energy

Dane County

1 Grant

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Madison, WI

$25,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to fund modeling and analysis to develop a climate action plan for Dane County

Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency

2 Grants

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Rochester, MN

$335,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$185,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Ecolibrium3

2 Grants

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Duluth, MN

$100,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to convene organizations working on climate change to share information with an emphasis on racial and social equity
$200,000
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

$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to continue coordination of the Charge Up Midwest campaign working to increase electric vehicle deployment in the Midwest

Electrification Coalition Foundation

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$200,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to educate and engage with state and local policymakers to drive for more ambitious EV policies in Midwestern states

Elevate Energy

3 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide comprehensive technical assistance to Justice40 Accelerator cohort organizations
$200,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support equitable building electrification in the Midwest
$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to pursue improvements to the low-income energy efficiency programs in Minnesota

Environmental and Energy Study Institute

4 Grants

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Washington, DC

$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage and assist Midwestern rural electric cooperatives and other utilities to develop and deploy electrification programs
$50,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage and assist Midwestern rural electric cooperatives to develop beneficial electrification programs
$50,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage and assist Midwestern rural electric cooperatives to develop equitable beneficial electrification programs
$150,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide technical assistance to rural utilities in the Midwest to adopt energy efficiency and emissions reduction programs

Environmental Initiative

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$400,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to continue building Minnesota’s clean energy future through the business-led Minnesota’s Sustainable Growth Coalition, using their impact and influence to reach their ambitious and actionable goals
$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

Environmental Law & Policy Center of the Midwest

2 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to promote electric grid transformation through enhanced equity, access, and inclusion
$75,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to work in the Midwest to promote electric grid transformation that enhances equity, access, and inclusion

Evergreen Climate Innovations

4 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$75,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the preparation, release, and promotion of the annual Clean Jobs Midwest report
$75,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the preparation, release, and promotion of the Clean Jobs Midwest report
$75,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development and amplification of the Midwest clean energy jobs report
$175,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development and amplification of the Midwest clean energy jobs report

Evergreen Collaborative

1 Grant

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Seattle, WA

$400,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

EVHybridNoire

1 Grant

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Atlanta, GA

$350,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support, and to connect state and federal decisionmakers and lift up stories from the Midwest

Food & Water Watch

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for base-building, organizing, and bolstering narrative-shifting strategies to address methane from agriculture and factory farm biogas, and to increase support for a more just, sustainable, and climate-smart agriculture policy in Iowa and nationally

Food and Environment Reporting Network

1 Grant

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New York, NY

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support FERN’s reporting in the Midwest on climate change and agriculture, equity issues in agriculture, and worker issues in the food system

Forth Mobility Fund

3 Grants

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Portland, OR

$400,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity, deepen relationships between equity focused and traditional organizations, and advance equitable electric mobility
$200,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity, create stronger relationships between equity focused and mainstream organizations, and advance equitable electric mobility
$200,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build the capacity of equity organizations and environmental advocates to work together towards equitable transportation electrification
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