Our Connecticut Partners

Together, our Connecticut partners are collaborating on geographically focused climate impact. We are exploring whether this localized focus can be scaled to other States.





Catalyzing the transition to renewable energy

Smallholder Farming

Photo: Connecticut Green Bank

People’s Action for Clean Energy (PACE)
Collaborating with other nonprofits to educate lawmakers how to transition more quickly to clean energy.

CT League of Conservation Voters
Educating voters on key climate legislation and publishing a Scorecard to rate lawmakers on their voting record.

Live Green
Catalyzing the transition from diesel to electric school buses.


Collaborating with other funders to accelerate best practices for (environmental) sustainability

Montpelier Foundation

Regional internship (Sustainable CT)
Matching funds for CT University students to accelerate climate action in Sustainable CT municipalities.

People’s Action for Clean Energy (PACE)
Promoting a Heat Pump campaign for municipalities that is now funded by electric utilities.

Sustainable CT
Supporting Climate Leaders throughout Connecticut with technical assistance and certification.


Identifying and funding impactful grassroots work

Montpelier Foundation

Community Match Fund (Sustainable CT)
Matching (crowdsourced) funds raised by communities for grassroots-led projects.  Over $2M raised to date.  HF concentrates on accelerating Composting and Climate mitigation projects.

Sierra Club
Educating civil society about climate change.

Photo: Tenure Facility

Our Roots

Who We Are

Proximity Designs

Global Climate Partners

Montpelier Foundation

Connecticut Climate Partners

Montpelier Foundation

Global Livelihood Partners