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Resources Legacy Fund

Sacramento, California


2017 (3 years)

Collective Action Fund for Accountability, Resilience, and Adaptation

Resources Legacy Fund (RLF) designs and builds initiatives that fulfill philanthropic partners’ aims through strategies and lasting results that draw on world-class policy, law, and scientific expertise. RLF has distinguished itself as a trusted partner, capable of working effectively with public agencies, legislators, the non-profit sector, grassroots groups, and the business community. The Collaborative Action Fund for Accountability, Resilience, and Adaptation (CAF) at RLF supports precedent-setting lawsuits to hold major corporations accountable for costs associated with the effects on climate of their pollutants. The award enables support for the legal process associated with a variety of lawsuits filed in support of counties and cities affected by sea-level rise.