Funding History

Since its establishment in 1991, VKRF has made approximately 140 million dollars in grants to 200 organizations. We believe our joint efforts have resulted in positive contributions to the environment—and will continue to impact the planet in salutary ways.

Fiscal Year 2016 & Fiscal Year 2017 Grantees
Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration
American University
Arizona State University
As You Sow
Bard College
Better Future Project
Capital Institute
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
CDP North America
Clean Water Fund
Climate Action Network International
Climate Central
Climate Interactive
Confluence Philanthropy’s Climate Solutions Collaborative
Consultative Group on Biological Diversity
Corporate Accountability International
Divestment Student Network
Dogwood Alliance
Energy Action Coalition
Environmental Integrity Project
Environmental Law Alliance
European Climate Foundation
The Fan
Friends of the Earth
Global Alliance for the Future of Food
Green Corps
Greenpeace USA
Harvard Center for the Study of World Religions
Heinrich Böll Foundation
International Dark-Sky Association
The Leap
Meridian Institute
Movement Generation
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
National Audubon Society 
Natural Capitalism Solutions
The Nature Conservancy
New Economy Coalition
New Energy Economy
Oberlin College
Ohio State University Carbon Management and Sequestration Center
Oil Change International
Online Progressive Engagement Network
Oregon Environmental Council
The Other 98 Percent Lab
Oxford Atmosphere Restoration Centre
Permaculture Association
Post Carbon Institute
Post-Landfill Action Network
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
Responsible Endowments Coalition
Sand County Foundation
The Sierra Club Foundation
The Sierra Student Coalition
Solano Land Trust
Sustainable Endowments Institute
The Tudor Trust
US Climate Action Network
U.S. Climate Plan
Union of Concerned Scientists
United Way of Greenwood
University of Calgary
Vermont Public Interest Research and Education Fund
Washington Environmental Council
WildEarth Guardians
The Wildfire Project