Grantee Profile

Climate Policy Initiative

Grants to Climate Policy Initiative

  • $4,500,000

    2017 (Duration 3 years)

    Climate Solutions

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Climate Policy Initiative – an international climate policy organization launched in 2009 based on the concept that nations building low-carbon economies need support in developing and implementing effective climate and energy policies – works to improve, with a particular focus on finance, critical energy policies around the world. The organization, building on its leadership in policy analysis, advisory services and financial innovation and through a partnership with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, serves as project sponsor for an India Clean Energy Finance initiative that increases clean energy deployment in India. The program focuses on the distributed generation of solar, which represents approximately 40 percent of India’s Nationally Determined Contribution from the 2015 United Nations conference on climate change in Paris. Funding activates and leverages public and private capital flows through grants that address financing hurdles, including, but not limited to, early-stage project development and demonstration-stage projects.

  • $500,000

    2016 (Inactive Grant)

    Climate Solutions

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Climate Policy Initiative – an international climate policy organization launched in 2009 on the concept that nations building low-carbon economies need support in developing and implementing effective climate and energy policies – works to improve, with a particular focus on finance, critical energy policies around the world. The organization, through an initial partnership with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, is building on its leadership in policy analysis and advisory services to establish an India Clean Energy Finance initiative that increases clean energy deployment in India, with a specific focus on distributed generation of solar which represents approximately 40 percent of India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution from the 2015 United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris. Funding activates and leverages public and private capital flows through grants that address financing hurdles, including, but not limited to, early-stage project development and demonstration-stage projects.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Climate Policy Initiative $5,000,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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