We love new and unconventional ways of tackling environmental and social problems. We love ideas that can be shared to create viral interest and impact large-scale change. We look for solutions that scale and the people that make them happen.
Grantees & Investments
Activate is a nonprofit organization that empowers scientists to reinvent the world by bringing their research to market to address climate change and other global challenges. Activate works between government and the private sector, transforming scientists into high-impact entrepreneurs through a fellowship that guides them along every step of the journey.
AEE is an organization of businesses using policy advocacy, analysis, and education to bring about a prosperous economy based on secure, clean, affordable energy. Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies.
(carbon)plan analyzes carbon removal opportunities based on the best available science and data. We help organizations make specific decisions towards their carbon removal goals. And we work collaboratively to build open tools and resources for the evaluation and deployment of carbon removal and other climate solutions.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are private, nonprofit institutions that provide expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and world. Our work helps shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine.
Public Rights Project empowers state, local, and tribal governments to fight for civil rights and for economic and environmental justice by providing them with talent and resources to proactively enforce their residents’ legal rights.
Upsolve is a movement to fight for a legal & financial system we can all access. Millions of families use Upsolve’s education, tools, and online community to overcome their debt, access their rights, and rebuild their financial situation.