Partners

Supporting Organizations

350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. 350.org's online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries.

ACORE is dedicated to building a more secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. ACORE provides a common educational platform for a wide range of interests in the renewable energy community, focusing on technology, finance and policy. ACORE convenes thought leadership forums and creates energy industry partnerships to communicate the economic, security and environmental benefits of renewable energy.

Bay Localize's mission is to inspire and support Bay Area residents in building equitable, resilient communities. They confront the challenges of climate instability, rising energy costs, and recession by boosting our region's capacity to provide for everyone's needs, sustainably and equitably. They achieve this by equipping local leaders with flexible tools, models, and policies that strengthen their communities.


Black Rock Solar promotes environmental stewardship, economic development and energy independence by providing not-for-profit entities, tribes and underserved communities with access to clean energy, education, and job training.
blueEnergy

blueEnergy is a non-profit organization building sustainable energy and water systems on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. The organization began in October 2002 with an award-winning class project by co-founder Mathias Craig while he was a graduate student at MIT. Since then blueEnergy has installed eight small power stations in remote Rama and Miskito communities that otherwise have no access to electricity, save for the occasional diesel generator. In order to make its systems truly sustainable, blueEnergy builds with the help of locals who are then able to maintain them.

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California Interfaith Power & Light is a group of religious groups that seek to respond to global warming through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.

The Community Power Network (CPN) is a network of grass roots, local, state, and national organizations working to build, and promote locally based renewable energy projects & policies. CPN is a resource and strategic partner to its diverse, nonpartisan membership that includes: private citizens, nonprofits, developers, contractors, consultants, financiers, and manufacturers of renewable energy. CPN is a collection of unique and independent organizations focused on implementing real projects on the ground, connected by a shared vision.

Center for Resource Solutions is a national nonproft working to mitigate climate change by building policies and consumer protection mechanisms in renewable energy, greenhouse gas reductions, and energy efficiency.

 

GRID Alternatives is a non-profit organization that brings the benefits of solar technology to low-income communities. Using a barn-raising model, GRID Alternatives leads teams of volunteers and job trainees to install solar power on qualifying homes, providing needed savings for families struggling to make ends meet while preparing workers for jobs in the fast-growing solar industry and cleaning our air. GRID Alternatives has eight offices throughout California and Colorado.

The Local Clean Energy Alliance

The Local Clean Energy Alliance is the Bay Area's largest clean energy coalition, with 90 affiliated member organizations, including environmental, business, social equity, and community groups, working for a clean energy future in the Bay Area. The Alliance sees the development of local energy resources as key to growing sustainable business, advancing social equity, and promoting community resilience.

Sierra Club is America's largest and most influential grassroots organization.  Sierra Club seeks to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth; to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; and to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.

Solar  Citizen is building the renewable energy movement from the ground up. Solar Citizen's bi-weekly emails provide tools, information on how to make a renewable energy project happen, and resources on how to connect with others to fight for renewable energy in your community.

Solar Gardens' mission is to educate and learn from the public about community solar energy, promote good community energy policy at the federal, state, and local levels, assist local organizations in organizing, developing, and managing community-owned solar energy projects everywhere, and provide a way for everyone to own solar panels, making clean energy affordable and available for all humanity.

SunWork

SunWork Renewable Energy Projects is a nonprofit in California's San Francisco Bay Area that installs solar electricity systems on small-energy-footprint homes with the help of trained volunteers. SunWork's innovative model lets it deliver solar power to homeowners with already modest electricity use (and correspondingly low electricity bills) at a third less than the conventional cost, allowing more people to make the switch to solar and enabling broader adoption of this clean, safe, and renewable alternative to the sources of energy that contribute to climate change.

SustainUS is a youth-led non-profit organization that empowers young people to advance sustainable development. Through sending youth delegations to international UN negotiations, developing youth leadership in communities, and promoting the research of young scientists we are building a future in which all people recognize the inherent equality and interdependence of social, economic, and environmental sustainability.
The Wigg Party is a community organization working to facilitate the transformation to sustainability and resilience in the Lower Haight and Panhandle neighborhoods of San Francisco.

Granting Organizations

 

The San Francisco Foundation awarded RE-volv a $25,000 grant in 2013.

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RE-volv Executive Director, Andreas Karelas, was selected as a 2013 Toyota Together Green Fellow. RE-volv was awarded $10,000.

Rose Foundation

The Rose Foundation awarded RE-volv a $5,000 grant in 2013.

 

The Yahoo! Employee Foundation (YEF), a donor advised fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, awarded RE-volv a $5,000 grant in 2012.

Zaitlin-Nienberg Family Fund The Zaitlin-Nienberg Family Fund awarded RE-volv a $2,500 grant in 2013.