Search results for ‘Trust for Public Lands ’


  • Non-profit

    NEO Philanthropy

    NEO Philanthropy (formerly Public Interest Projects) is a New York-based nonprofit that serves as a fiscal clearinghouse for left-of-center causes. The group serves as a vehicle for center-left foundations to pool resources, hosts donor-advised funds, and sponsors various liberal projects.
  • Non-profit

    Joyce Foundation

    The Joyce Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Chicago that finances advocacy for gun control, environmental causes, and liberal education policy; opposition to right-of-center election reforms; and left-of-center nonprofit media outlets. Beatrice Joyce Kean established the organization in 1948. Before he was elected President of the United States, then-Illinois
  • Non-profit

    Energy Foundation

    The Energy Foundation, also known as the United States Energy Foundation, is a left-of-center “pass through” charitable foundation founded by and supported by a network of left-wing organizations. The Foundation began in January 1991 as a $20 million collaborative between the Pew Charitable Trusts, Rockefeller family foundations, and
  • Non-profit

    Earthjustice

    Earthjustice (formerly the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund) is a public interest law firm that litigates cases related to left-leaning climate and energy policy, often on behalf of left-leaning climate policy organizations such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, the Center for Biological Diversity, the
  • Person

    Tom Steyer

    Thomas Fahr “Tom” Steyer is an American hedge-fund billionaire turned climate-change activist, and major political donor to environmental causes and Democrats advocating an environmentalist agenda to fight global warming. Steyer made his fortune as the co-founder and senior managing partner of Farallon Capital Management, a hedge fund worth $30 billion.
  • Non-profit

    Tides Foundation

    Also see Tides Nexus The Tides Foundation is a major center-left grantmaking organization and a major pass-through funder to numerous left-leaning nonprofits. The San Francisco, California-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit was founded in 1976 by Drummond Pike, a professional political activist who has since retired from the organization, to funnel
  • Non-profit

    Sixteen Thirty Fund (1630 Fund)

    The Sixteen Thirty Fund (sometimes styled “1630 Fund”) is a left-of-center lobbying and advocacy organization founded in 2008. 1 Sixteen Thirty Fund often operates alongside its charitable “sister” nonprofit New Venture Fund, which
  • Non-profit

    Sierra Club

    The Sierra Club is one of the nation’s oldest and largest environmentalist organizations. The group has recently risen in prominence as a political force, backing efforts to curtail the use of all fossil fuel energy sources and proven zero-emissions technologies. Despite having taken money from the natural gas industry to
  • Labor Union

    Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is one of America’s largest, most controversial, and most politically involved labor unions. The SEIU, which represents building services employees, nurses, other healthcare workers, and public employees, is noted for its close ties to the broader left-of-center movement, perhaps most notably the controversial now-defunct
  • Non-profit

    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    Also see Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund (nonprofit) Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is one of the nation’s largest environmentalist groups. The group has more than $180 million in assets to fund its programs and has been accused of “using baseless scare campaigns to drum up press and
  • Non-profit

    Media Matters for America

    Media Matters for America (MMfA) was established in 2004 by conservative-turned-liberal activist David Brock. MMfA was created as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. MMfA positions itself as a fact-checker, focusing on conservative media bias and inaccuracies. In practice, the organization frequently criticizes opinions of conservative commentators. In November 2023, MMfA was
  • Non-profit

    League of Conservation Voters (LCV)

    The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is a 501(c)(4) organization that promotes candidates supporting the environmentalist agenda. The group has been accused of being a “dark money heavyweight” by the left-leaning Center for Public Integrity.
  • Non-profit

    Center for American Progress (CAP)

    The Center for American Progress (CAP) is a liberal Washington, D.C.-based think tank with strong ties to the Democratic Party establishment created in 2003 as the left-of-center alternative to the right-leaning Heritage Foundation. Since its founding, the organization has exerted significant influence within the American political left. The organization