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Grants Program

Since 2008, Climate Ride has granted nearly $4 million to more than 200 different organizations working on sustainability, bicycle advocacy, conservation, and climate change issues. Those organizations and their grant totals are listed below.

Beneficiary Grants, 2008 through 2016

Beneficiary Organization Total to date
350.org $211,424
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition $190,319
National Parks Conservation Association $159,381
Natural Resources Defense Council $154,173
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy $153,921
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition $129,337
Washington Area Bicyclist Association $115,128
Focus the Nation $112,616
Clean Air - Cool Planet $105,838
Bike East Bay $103,353
Citizens Climate Lobby $97,432
Glacier National Park Conservancy $93,895
Green America $76,494
Transportation Alternatives $74,708
B Lab $74,501
1% for the Planet $69,546
Greenbelt Alliance $67,156
Vote Solar $63,985
Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment $55,700
Climate Ride Growth Fund $53,185
Environmental Defense Fund $47,787
The Nature Conservancy $46,353
Alliance for the Great Lakes $46,121
Sycamore Land Trust $42,446
World Bicycle Relief $42,405
Active Transportation Alliance $39,897
Boston Cyclists Union $37,417
TransForm $37,397
GRID Alternatives $37,211
Walk San Francisco $35,538
Alliance for Climate Education $34,020
Marine Applied Research and Exploration (MARE) $33,213
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition $33,163
Chesapeake Climate Action Network $32,269
Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition $30,393
University of Washington School of Public Health $28,566
Bike Santa Cruz County $27,364
I Challenge Myself $27,117
Well House $26,417
Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition $26,051
Sierra Club California $24,772
Acterra $23,910
West Michigan Environmental Action Council $22,741
Climate Protection Campaign $20,301
Windustry $19,746
Food & Water Watch $19,668
Environmental Working Group $19,643
Climate Counts $19,579
California Straw Building Association $19,405
Better Future Project $17,499
Adventure Cycling Association $17,198
American Geophysical Union $16,051
GivePower Foundation $15,998
Bike New York $15,839
League of American Bicyclists $15,742
Solar Living Institute $15,624
Grist $14,956
Alliance for Biking and Walking $14,616
Institute for Sustainable Communities $14,455
Ceres $13,919
California Bicycle Coalition $13,765
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy $13,670
Bikes Not Bombs $13,064
Interfaith Power and Light $12,814
Carbon War Room $12,316
Green Ninja Project $12,269
Saha Global $12,117
Climate One $11,837
Earthjustice $11,795
Sivananda Yoga Ranch $11,172
National Geographic Society $11,044
National Park Foundation $10,665
Ecology Center - Ann Arbor $10,469
Climate Solutions $10,452
International Green Industry Hall of Fame $10,382
Marin County Bicycle Coalition $10,051
Spoke Folks $9,986
Clean Energy Coalition $9,894
Climate Foundation $9,400
Chicago Fair Trade $8,877
Renewable Energy Long Island $8,432
Sierra Club National $8,346
Global Awareness Local Action (G.A.L.A.) $8,242
League to Save Lake Tahoe (Keep Tahoe Blue) $8,177
US Green Building Council - Natl Capital Region $7,867
The Earth Institute at Columbia University $7,798
Bikes for the World $7,621
School for Field Studies $6,779
Young Voices on Climate Change $6,529
African Wildlife Foundation $6,195
Center for Climate Protection $6,068
New Jersey Bike and Walk Coalition $6,044
CDI - Miles of Trees $5,566
Green World Health Net $5,420
Union of Concerned Scientists $5,243
Integral Heart Foundation $5,156
Conservation Media Group $5,088
Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates $5,049
Will Steger Foundation $5,024
Greenagers $4,864
Save Our Snow Foundation $4,760
Woods Hole Research Center $4,683
Citizens' Greener Evanston $4,669
Alliance for Environmental Sustainability $4,528
Oil Change International $4,391
League of Illinois Bicyclists $4,292
Northern California Solar Energy Association $4,186
Conservation International $4,178
International Association for Human Values $4,149
San Diego County Bicycle Coalition $4,012
Green For All $3,968
Bainbridge Island Land Trust $3,855
Cascade Bicycle Club $3,756
Center for Resource Solutions $3,691
Local First $3,601
Asian Pacific Environmental Network $3,519
Mothers Out Front $3,496
Arts Earth Partnership $3,449
Environmental Advocates of New York $3,384
Delta Bike Project $3,260
WALKSacramento $3,151
Rainforest Alliance $3,143
Maine Farmland Trust $3,134
Boston Area Solar Energy Association $2,999
Sustainable Harvest International $2,959
Women in Solar Energy (WISE) $2,943
Ceres Community Project $2,932
American Solar Energy Society (ASES) $2,795
Boulder Food Rescue $2,754
Sierra Club Florida $2,722
American Bird Conservancy $2,660
Friends of UNFPA $2,644
Protect Our Winters $2,540
Sustainable Saratoga $2,536
Architecture 2030 $2,476
San Jose Parks Foundation $2,470
Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy $2,468
Sustainable Hudson Valley $2,457
Sierra Club Illinois $2,410
East Coast Greenway Alliance $2,402
Help Educate $2,343
Ice911 Research $2,240
Presidio Graduate School $2,166
Sane Energy Project $2,083
League of Michigan Bicyclists $2,072
LeedCo $2,055
Parks & Trails New York $1,861
IISD - United Nations Office $1,822
Center for Large Landscape Conservation $1,821
Bicycle Transportation Alliance $1,792
Pie Ranch $1,691
Yosemite Conservancy $1,639
Fibershed $1,622
CUCSD $1,590
Greenhouse Gas Management Institute $1,562
All Hands Volunteers $1,513
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth $1,454
Cycles of Change $1,425
Center for Biological Diversity $1,418
National Center for Appropriate Technology $1,416
Bike Maryland $1,410
Bikemore $1,405
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Appalachian Lab $1,400
Sierra Club DC Chapter $1,388
350Vermont $1,362
Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage $1,353
Bike Walk Montana $1,340
Whitefish Legacy Partners $1,280
Solar Action Alliance $1,254
San Francisco Green Film Festival $1,212
Gearin' Up Bicycles $1,210
Ride Richmond $1,200
Vermont Center for Ecostudies $1,180
Corporate Accountability International $1,160
Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility $1,129
Openlands $1,055
Local First Chicago $1,028
Sustainable Travel International $1,028
Strategic Energy Innovations $864
Bangor Land Trust $828
Bicycle Coalition of Maine $828
Bike Cleveland $775
Climate Disobedience Center $775
Bicycle Works $761
Pacific Environment $747
Berkeley Law Ctr for Law Energy & the Env $747
RETREET $738
Center for EcoTechnology $718
David Susuki Foundation $718
Community Cycles $647
Daily Acts Organization $646
Local First of West Michigan $568
SRIC $526
Climate Cycle $494
New England Grassroots Environment Fund $434
SolarFest $432
Bike San Gabriel Valley $431
Cool Davis $413
Everybody Solar $384
San Luis Obispo County Bicycle Coalition $349
Illinois Green Economy Network $337
Non-GMO Project $273
Breathe California - Golden Gate Public Health Partnership $256
Sustainable Princeton $224