Roy A. Hunt Foundation’s Environment Program to protect natural resources and ecosystems in the United States, the foundation support sustainable solutions to altering root causes of environmental damage and encourage education for consumers and decision makers.
Donor Name: Roy A. Hunt Foundation
Country: United States
States: All States
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/18/2022
The objective of the program is to promote strategic activities that create incentives for environmentally responsible decisions in the private sector.
- Climate and Energy – To reduce the consequences of climate change in the United States, primarily through:
- Increasing the affordability and use of cleaner and renewable energy sources, and
- Reducing demand for carbon-intensive energy sources and carbon-intensive goods and services
- Toxics and Waste – To reduce damage to the environment and human health caused by the manufacture, use, and disposal of consumer and industrial products. Typical strategies include green chemistry, sustainable design, sustainable manufacturing, and product stewardship.
- Clean Water – To protect and restore the quality of freshwater, coastal, and nearby oceanic areas of the United States.
Types of Foundation Support
The Environment Committee will consider grant requests of between $25,000 and $75,000 for specific projects or programs that improve the environment at a multi-state, national, and/or systems level. Typical costs funded include project management, contracted services, education and outreach programs, applied research, and innovations that could lead to public policy solutions.
The Committee will not, however, consider proposals for:
- Capital projects and easements.
- Local watersheds, conservancies, and land trusts.
- Grants that directly affect specific legislative decisions.
Preferred Proposal Attributes
The Foundation prefers strategies that:
- Promote incentives and other private sector economic levers to encourage environmentally responsible decisions.
- Encourage compatibility between environmental protection, economic development, and technical innovations.
- Create opportunities for collaborative, cross-sector problem-solving; including action plans, certifications, and assessment tools.
- Create methods for individuals and community groups to be better environmental stewards.
For more information, visit Environment.