September 6-8 2017, Burlington, Vermont: As members of the nation’s movement to answer climate change, we want to invite you to join us for the “Catalysts of the Climate Economy: National Innovation Summit” (cc:econ) September 6-8 at the Davis Center at UVM in Burlington VT. Join entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders who are accelerating economic development by solving the unprecedented challenges presented by climate change.
In partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, the Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) is pleased to announce the opening of Round Eleven of the Partners for Places grant program.The grant program provides partnership investments between $25,000 and $75,000 for one year projects, or $50,000 and $150,000 for two year projects, with a 1:1 match required by one or more local foundations.
June 15th, 2017, Oakland, CA - Our partners at the Croatan Institute are organizing a special Bay Area convening of the Clean Portfolio Project where participants will learn about the next phase of an on-going initiative coordinated by Croatan Institute and a growing consortium of collaborators. Dana Lanza, CEO of Confluence Philanthropy and Co-Convener of C2C will be speaking.
June 12-13 2017, New York, New York: This invitation-only event will convene a select group of capital providers, corporate leaders, and innovators and entrepreneurs who together are are building the innovative companies driving the clean economy.
July 5-8, 2017, Sun Valley, Idaho: The premier event of the Sun Valley Institute, the annual Sun Valley Forum was first convened in 2015 to accelerate the transformation to sustainable, equitable, and secure— resilient— economies and communities. In a time of great environmental, political, and economic change, resilience is vital. Each year the Forum gathers approximately 200-250 national and international leaders and innovators from investment, policy, business, nonprofits, sports and entertainment and academia, as well as local leaders, visitors, and residents, to share strategies, broaden thinking, and ignite new partnerships at this groundbreaking event with a goal of building greater resilience.
C2C members MacArthur Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation are participating in the creation of two innovative finance initiatives that seek to catalyze private, institutional and other capital sources for renewable energy projects in India — the U.S.-India Clean Energy Finance (ICEF) initiative and the U.S.-India Catalytic Solar Finance Program (CSFP).