Grants to Energy Foundation
2012 (Inactive Grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — The Energy Foundation promotes a sustainable energy future by advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy. Many foundations now have programs focusing on building retrofits to improve their energy efficiency; several, including the MacArthur Foundation, have formed a coalition to leverage their respective resources and identify potential cooperative action. The Energy Foundation will use this grant for research and dissemination of key information about the challenges and opportunities of bringing energy efficiency to scale across the built environment, and identify ways for the coalition to pursue the growth of the U.S. retrofit market collaboratively and achieve significant energy savings in existing buildings.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Energy Foundation $125,000 between 2003 and 2013.