Bancker-Williams Foundation: Grants for Climate Change

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.

The foundation’s climate change awards broadly fund related work and does not name specific grantmaking strategies. 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.

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CONTACT:

Bancker-Williams Foundation

c/o Thomas Oastler

130 Riverwood Place

Atlanta, Georgia 30327

(678) 538-2031