Search results for ‘Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)’


  • Non-profit

    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

    The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is a nonprofit environmental group known for its advocacy for public policies concerning global warming and a left-wing political agenda. Since the EDF was founded in 1966, it has grown into a behemoth $150 million per year environmental action organization with twelve offices across the
  • Non-profit

    Bezos Earth Fund

    The Bezos Earth Fund is a left-of-center charitable project launched by billionaire Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in February 2020. Bezos endowed the Fund with $10 billion to be disbursed by 2030 to environmentalist projects aimed at combatting climate change. [105] The Bezos Earth Fund announced
  • Non-profit

    20/20 Vision Education Fund

    The 20/20 Vision Education Fund was the 501(c)(3) affiliate of 20/20 Vision National Project. The left-of-center 20/20 Vision Education Fund tracked proposed federal legislation and supported environmentalist, anti-military, and nuclear disarmament causes. According to the Internal Revenue Service, 20/20 Vision’s tax-exempt status was automatically revoked in 2013 for not
  • Non-profit

    Christopher Reynolds Foundation

    Christopher Reynolds Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation that has focused for many years on supporting normalizing U.S. relations with Communist-ruled Vietnam and Cuba. According to its website, the Foundation is going through a “period of transition in its grantmaking profile” following the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United
  • Non-profit

    Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust

    The Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust is the private grantmaking foundation of the late real estate developer and philanthropist Bernard Spitzer and his wife, Anne, whose children include former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D). The foundation is a major contributor to left-of-center nonprofits. Background Formed in 2001
  • Non-profit

    Kohlberg Foundation

    The Kohlberg Foundation is a private family foundation founded by private equity billionaire Jerome Kohlberg and his wife Nancy in 1989, based in Mt. Kisco, New York. The foundation provides grants to numerous left-of-center organizations, focused on legal policy related to health programs, the environment, and education. [192]
  • Person

    Kathryn Murdoch

    Kathryn Murdoch is a left-leaning political activist and donor to liberal causes. Kathryn is the wife of James Murdoch, the liberal-leaning son of News Corporation co-founder Rupert. With her husband she is co-founder and president of the Quadrivium Foundation; she sits on the boards of a number of left-of-center advocacy
  • Person

    Scott Faber

    Scott Faber is the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit environmental advocacy group. Previously, he lobbied for left-wing environmental groups American Rivers and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).
  • Non-profit

    20/20 Vision National Project

    Founded in 1986, 20/20 Vision National Project is a now-defunct left-of-center 501(c)(4) nonprofit that engaged in advocacy work to promote an environmentalist, anti-war, and anti-nuclear agenda. Tax records show the nonprofit ran a deficit of over $70,000 in its last fiscal year. According to the IRS, 20/20 Vision’s status was
  • Other Group

    Defend Our Future

    Defend Our Future is a left-wing environmental organization and a project of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).
  • Non-profit

    S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

    The S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation was a private grant maker started in 1957 by Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr, grandson of the founder of the engineering firm Bechtel Corporation, and CEO for 30 years. The Foundation concluded operations on December 31, 2020. [239] Bechtel passed away on March 15,
  • Other Group

    Global Partnerships for Oceans

    The Global Partnership for the Oceans (GPO) was a public-private partnership announced in 2012 that brought together a wide coalition of different organizations with the aim of addressing pollution, habitat loss and issues related to seafood harvesting.[266] Planning for the GPO started in 2011.[267] The GPO
  • Person

    Michael S. Regan

    Michael S. Regan is a left-of-center environmental activist who is serving as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Biden administration. Previously, Regan was Secretary of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality under Governor Roy Cooper (D-NC). [282] Early Life Michael S. Regan
  • Non-profit

    Left Action

    Left Action is a network of political supporters focused on advancing left-progressive issues. [302] It is the flagship site for the Left Action Network, a series of online organizations and sites that support left-of-center activism. [303] Left Action uses online petitions to gather email addresses of
  • Political Party/527

    Fix Congress Now

    Fix Congress Now (stylized Fix Congress Now!) is a super PAC founded in Denver, Colorado in 2019. The PAC is affiliated with Unite America, a national ostensibly bipartisan but functionally liberal-aligned organization pushing for left-of-center voter reform and “compromise” candidates in primary elections. As of 2020, Fix Congress Now
  • Person

    Mark Heising

    Mark W. Heising and his wife Liz Simons are eight-figure annual contributors to Democratic and left-leaning advocacy organizations. [358] [359]  As of March 2021, Heising was the chair of the board for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). [360] [361] Heising
  • Non-profit

    Houston Endowment

    The Houston Endowment was founded in 1937 by Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones as an extension of their personal philanthropy. The organization gives grants to organization throughout the greater Houston area. [399] Today, the endowment gives approximately $80,000,000 each year to organizations including some left-wing immigration
  • Non-profit

    RepublicEn

    RepublicEn is a nominally right-leaning environmentalist advocacy organization. The group is a project of the Center for Climate Change Communication (4C) at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.[422] Background RepublicEn was created in 2012 by executive director Bob Inglis, a former U.S. Representative from South Carolina
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    Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

    The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is an American philanthropic family foundation founded in 1934 by Alfred P. Sloan, former president and CEO of General Motors. The Sloan Foundation today serves as a grantmaking organization which funds projects in science, economics, and technology. A number of the Sloan Foundation’s grants support
  • Person

    Ann Doerr

    Ann Doerr is a left-of-center philanthropist and the wife of billionaire venture capitalist John Doerr. Doerr is the secretary and vice president of the Benificus Foundation, which serves as a tool for Doerr family giving. Ann Doerr is a longtime Democratic megadonor, contributing to organizations including the