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 info@philanthropycolorado.org 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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