EIN 94-3126848

The Energy Foundation

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The Energy Foundation's mission is to promote The transition to a sustainable Energy future by advancing Energy efficiency and renewable Energy. Promoting transition to a sustainable future by advancing Energy efficiency and renewability. The Energy F...
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Program areas at The Energy Foundation

In 2019, The Energy Foundation granted to organizations and institutions that, through education and analysis, made gains in The transition to a clean Energy economy. Achievements included (but were not limited to) The adoption of stronger building codes and appliance efficiency standards, clean vehicle growth, The advancement of renewable Energy technologies, progress in low-carbon growth planning, The development of sustainable cities, and an increase in The efficiency of energy-intensive enterprises.
In order to support its grant making in china, The Energy Foundation's expenditures in 2019 included The salary and benefits of 45 staff members, office rental, equipment charges and other expenses related to maintaining The Foundation's beijing program office. The Foundation administers The Energy Foundation china, which in 2019 advanced china's policy efforts in seven sectors: transportation, industry, low-carbon economic growth, environmental management, low carbon cities, clean power, and communications.

Grants made by The Energy Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Sustainable Markets FoundationTo Support Education and Outreach To Build A Clean Energy Future$2,235,000
Conservative Energy NetworkTo Support Education and Outreach To Build A Clean Energy Future$1,920,000
Advanced Energy Economy InstituteTo Support Education and Outreach To Build A Clean Energy Future$1,779,000
...and 355 more grants made totalling $62,026,380

Who funds The Energy Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationFor Energy Foundation Us Program Support$17,000,000
David and Lucile Packard FoundationConservation and Science$9,780,000
Schwab Charitable FundEnvironmental and Animals$8,261,000
...and 23 more grants received totalling $72,884,915

Personnel at The Energy Foundation

Eric HeitzChief Executive Officer and Co - Founder$469,977
Jason MarkChief Executive Officer$409,291
Brian StanleySenior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$11,042
Curtis SeymourVice President , Policy / Vice President , Programs$261,398
Amy FuerstenauVice President , Campaigns / Vice President , Programs$237,729
...and 42 more key personnel

Financials for The Energy Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$125,233,077
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$230,150
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$91,148
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$55,183
Total revenues$125,609,558

Form 990s for The Energy Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-02990View PDF
2018-122020-02-13990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-12-22990View PDF
2015-122017-10-23990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 22, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from Lakeshore Foundation dated April 5 2011
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 21 new grant, including a grant for $17,000,000 from William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
September 21, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 19 new personnel
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
May 1, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsSocial advocacy organizationsEnvironmental organizationsCharities
Energy conservationEnvironment
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsConducts researchLobbyingOperates internationallyTax deductible donations
General information
301 Battery St 5TH Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
San Francisco County, CA
Website URL
(415) 561-6700
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
C12: Environment Fund Raising and Fund Distribution
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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