Search results for ‘Department of the Interior’

  • Government Agency

    Department of the Interior

    The United States Department of the Interior is a Cabinet-level federal agency responsible for managing the lands and resources of the United States Government and managing relations with the American Indian tribal governments and federal programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  • Government Agency

    Biden Administration

    The administration of President Joe Biden, a Democrat, began on January 20, 2021. It succeeded the Trump administration after Biden defeated Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 Presidential Election. President and Vice President Joe Biden is the President of the United States. Kamala Harris is the Vice
  • Government Agency

    Biden-Harris Transition

    The Biden-Harris Transition refers to the process of transitioning the Presidency and Vice Presidency of the United States from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris in the aftermath of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. As part of that
  • Non-profit

    Los Padres ForestWatch

    Los Padres ForestWatch (LPFW) is an environmentalist organization located in Santa Barbara, California. LPFW’s area of focus is the central California coastline including the Los Padres National Forest, the Carrizo Plain National Monument, Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge, and Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge. [524] Legal Advocacy Drilling
  • Non-profit

    Equality Virginia

    Equality Virginia (EV), formerly Virginians for Justice (VJ), is a left-of-center organization that promotes LGBT-interest policies and legislation. EV advocates for same-sex marriage, adoption by gay and lesbian parents, and legislation to stop bullying and discrimination against LGBT people. Equality Virginia is organized as a charitable non-profit and provides “the
  • Non-profit

    Colorado Sustainability Campaign

    The Colorado River Sustainability Campaign (CRSC) is an environmentalist group focused on supporting the Colorado River and its wildlife. [548] It is a project of the New Venture Fund (NVF), a funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit managed by left-leaning consulting firm Arabella Advisors. The Colorado River Sustainability Campaign
  • Non-profit

    Climate Resilience Fund (CRF)

    The Climate Resilience Fund is a project of the Windward Fund under the umbrella of the left-leaning dark-money network run by philanthropic consultancy Arabella Advisors. The group makes grants and works with partners to support environmentalist advocacy. Windward “provides full project hosting services,” such as financial, administrative, compliance,
  • Non-profit

    Campaign for Accountability

    The Campaign for Accountability (CfA) is an ostensibly nonpartisan left-wing advocacy organization founded to expose supposed misconduct and corruption in the government and private sector. CfA typically targets conservative government officials or organizations in its investigations and has two Democratic operatives serving on its board of directors. CfA was formed
  • Non-profit

    National Congress of American Indians

    The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is an advocacy group representing the interests of tribal governments. It was founded in 1944 to connect individual American Indian and Native Alaskan tribes, in order to oppose federal legislation that would limit tribal sovereignty or terminate tribal governments. NCAI began with 80
  • Non-profit

    Roddenberry Foundation

    The left-of-center Roddenberry Foundation was created by Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, son of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, to honor his father’s politically progressive world view. [659] The organization sponsors the Roddenberry Prizes, awards that support environmentalist-friendly technology development and other left-of-center goals. [660] Awards include a
  • Non-profit

    Bipartisan Policy Center

    The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a center-left think tank headquartered in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2002 by Jason Grumet, BCP was originally known as the National Commission on Energy Policy and focused on promoting left-leaning energy policy. [701] In 2007, the organization expanded to include other policy
  • Non-profit

    Colombe Peace Foundation

    The Colombe Peace Foundation (or Colombe Foundation) is a private foundation that was established in 1997 by the Proteus Fund and was administered by Proteus staff. [733] Colombe primarily makes grants to groups that seek to eliminate nuclear weapons, push arms control treaties, and support cuts in
  • Labor Union

    National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU)

    The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) is the second-largest federal-government worker union in the United States[755] with 150,000 employees from 33 government departments and agencies. [756] The NTEU is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has field offices in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Denver, Hoboken, and Oakland.
  • Non-profit

    GRID Alternatives

    GRID Alternatives is an environmentalist organization that specializes in installing solar power systems in the U.S., Mexico, Nicaragua, and Nepal. Headquartered in Oakland, California, GRID has multiple offices in California, in Colorado, and in the Mid-Atlantic region. [787] Founded during the 2001 energy crisis in California, GRID intends
  • Government Agency

    Fish and Wildlife Service

    The United States Fish and Wildlife Service is an agency of the federal government within the U.S. Department of the Interior dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, and natural habitats.
  • Non-profit

    Environmental Grantmakers Association

    The Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) is an organization that coordinates the distribution of grants to advance the left-of-center environmentalist movement. [818]  Formed in 1987, EGA began as a project of the Rockefeller Family Fund. [819] EGA has since become a powerful consortium of agenda-setting foundations that
  • Non-profit

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is the world’s largest nongovernmental conservation organization and ranked 20th on the 2018 Forbes list of the 100 largest U.S.-based charities. [862] [863] It reports holding 3.1 million acres of U.S. land under conservation easements, TNC’s primary tool for preserving land and
  • Non-profit

    National Wildlife Federation

    The National Wildlife Federation is one of the nation’s largest and highest-profile environmentalist organizations. In recent years, along with its associated NWF Action Fund advocacy organization, it has transitioned from being a conservation organization representing the interests of hunters and outdoor recreation enthusiasts into a left-leaning pressure group focused on
  • Non-profit

    Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

    The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based activist group that uses science policy and climate change to advocate for left-of-center policies. As an activist organization, UCS began in the late 1960s with opposition to the Vietnam War and U.S. nuclear weapons testing, later coming to oppose peaceful
  • Person

    Rhea Sun Suh

    Rhea Sun Suh is an environmentalist and President of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a center-left environmentalist group that seeks to “safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.” Suh became president of the NRDC in January 2015.