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Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Issues Grant RFP for Projects Helping to Reduce Global Warming

Published 04-10-19

Submitted by Ray C. Anderson Foundation

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2020 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise.

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is a private family foundation committed to advancing the legacy of its namesake by supporting environmental sustainability initiatives. Ray’s five grandchildren, along with their spouses, comprise the NextGen Committee of the Foundation, which makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees for worthwhile grants and initiatives.
 
In 2018, the NextGen Committee decided to focus its philanthropic efforts on programs that help to reverse global warming and they awarded a $90,000 grant to Second Nature.
 
Grants are limited to 501(c)(3) charities in the United States
 
Those interested in applying for the grant should visit the grant web page to review the proposal guidelines and submit their proposal.
 
All grant inquiries should be directed to nextgengrants@raycandersonfoundation.org
 
No phone calls.
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation was created in honor of the late Ray C. Anderson (1934-2011), founder of Interface, Inc. During his time at Interface, Ray championed the notion of businesses doing well by doing good. It’s these noble qualities of advancing knowledge and innovation around environmental stewardship and sustainability that recognized Ray as a pioneer in industrial ecology.

The purpose of the Foundation is to perpetuate these shared values and continue the legacy that Ray left behind. Through research and funding, the Foundation aims to help create a better world for future generations—tomorrow’s child. Join us as the story of the Foundation continues to unfold.

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