Philanthropy Colorado Climate Action Network

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Join interested member colleagues for a peer network focused on opportunities for sharing and potential collaboration on ways to address climate issues through philanthropic grants, investments, advocacy and policy change. Co-Chairs: Erika Church (Buck Foundation), Dace West (The Denver Foundation) and Mary Seawell (Gates Family Foundation). Please contact to be added to this peer network listserv and receive information ahead of the quarterly meetings. 

Agenda for November 30, 2022: 

Join us to hear from experts on state climate resilience interagency work and climate federal funds and opportunities for philanthropy. We will also hear about some exciting K12 - Higher Ed climate education initiatives. 

  • State climate resilience interagency work

  • Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) - climate federal funds, local capacity building and philanthropic opportunities

    • Meridith Marshall, State Infrastructure Coordinator

  • Climate Action Education

    • Laura Schifter, Senior Fellow with the Energy and Environment program leading the K12 Climate Action initiative, Aspen Institute

    • Climatarium rural initiatives (Hayden, CO. hub) - climate action career pathways and educational program

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