On-the-ground projects are place-based initiatives led by grassroots organizations, local communities, and NGOs working directly in the field to implement solutions to the climate crisis -- from renewable energy access to nature conservation to regenerative agriculture. Explore our grantees below.
Mní Wičóni | Health Circle
Mní Wičóni Health Circle strives to promote community health and holistic wellness for the Lakota/Dakota Nation by reclaiming, revitalizing, and reactivating ancestral knowledge of traditional ceremonial practices, medicines, foods, and all other aspects of Lakota/Dakota lifeways to improve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health.ActiveOn the Ground Portfolio
Amazon Frontlines | Securing Indigenous Land Rights
One Earth, in partnership with Wid Elements, supports Amazon Frontlines in helping the Siekopai nation gain legal title to 190k hectares of their ancestral lands in the biodiverse rainforests along the border of Ecuador and Peru.ActiveOn the Ground Portfolio
Blue Ventures | Protecting Mangroves With Coastal Communities
This grant supports developing integrated mangrove forestry and fisheries conservation projects at three sites in Madagascar (Ambanja, Mahajamba, and Velondriake) and two sites in Indonesia (Sembilang National Park and Kuba Raya).ActiveOn the Ground Portfolio
Oceana | Save the Oceans, Feed the World
Oceana is the world’s largest ocean advocacy organization focused solely on restoring the resilience, diversity, and abundance of marine ecosystems to ensure that our oceans are a significant source of wild-caught fish that can help feed the world.
Compton Kids Club | After-school Program
This grant will help fund an after-school program that helps students gain self-confidence, self-esteem, self-respect and learn positive life skills to enable them to become social and academic superstars.
LA Compost | Compost Access and Soil Education
This grant will support capacity building efforts that will increase LA Composts' ability to heal the soils and communities of Los Angeles County through participation, empowerment and education in the benefits of compost.ActiveOn the Ground Portfolio
TomKat Ranch Educational Foundation | Growing The Table
Growing The Table's mission is to help select farmers and ranchers achieve economic viability and sustainability through profitable market alternatives, and to increase access to food aid for the food-insecure by creating distribution sites for all people in need.
People Food & Land Foundation | The Carbon Project
This grant supports the advancement of compost as a climate change solution and as a central piece of regenerative agriculture.
Earthways Foundation | Green World Campaign
The Green World Campaign works to reforest our planet, raise the living standards of the rural poor, and combat global climate change.