OVERVIEW: The Bancker-Williams Foundation supports climate change projects taking place in the United States and abroad.
IP TAKE: This funder awards single and multi-year grants; however, it does not award a large number of grants per year.
PROFILE: Established in 1989, the Atlanta, Georgia based Bancker-Williams Foundation is a small nonprofit organization that does not have a website or employ a formal staff. The foundation does not state specific areas of grantmaking focus; however, upon examining its tax filings, this funder appears to fund organizations working in a wide variety of fields including reproductive health, environmental sustainability, renewable energy, climate change, environmental conservation, education and global development.
Bancker-Williams typically awards between 20 and 30 grants per year. Awards are often modest in size, generally ranging from $2,000 to $15,000. Past climate change grantees include the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, which received funding in support of its clean solar water and transportation programs; and Citizens Climate Education Corporation, which received a grant for its public education programs on climate change.
The Bancker-Williams Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding.
- Elaine Blackmon, Chairwomen and Trustee
- Katharine Johnson, Trustee
- Dorothy Robertson, Trustee
- Charlotte Versfeld, Trustee
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