The Energy Foundation

The Energy Foundation Overview

The Energy Foundation is located in San Francisco, CA. The organization was established in 1991. According to its NTEE Classification (T20) the organization is classified as: Private Grantmaking Foundations, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. As of 12/2019, Energy Foundation employed 80 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 12/2019, Energy Foundation generated $125.6m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 0.6% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $122.9m during the year ending 12/2019. While expenses have increased by 2.2% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, Energy Foundation has awarded 1,544 individual grants totaling $307,924,796. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Mission:

Part 3 - Line 1

TO SECURE A CLEAN AND EQUITABLE ENERGY FUTURE TO TACKLE THE CLIMATE CRISIS.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

Part 3 - Line 4a

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.


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The Energy Foundation Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Eric Heitz
CEO (thru 1/11/2019)
$469,977
Jason Mark
CEO (starting 1/11/2019)
$409,291
Jane Breyer
Svp, Strategic Partnerships
$369,469
Barbara Wagner
Former COO
$308,391
Ji Zou
CEO (starting 4/17/2019)
$283,978
Curtis Seymour
Vp, Programs
$261,398

The Energy Foundation Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
David Gardiner & Associates Llc
Coalition Support
$371,610
Spake Media House Inc
Communication Support
$655,987
Resource Media
Communication Support
$1,324,195
Bob T Johnson
Organization Consulting
$480,327
Angela Bonarrigo & Associates Llc
Coalition Support
$394,347
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $0
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$125,233,077
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $2,000,000
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$125,233,077
Total Program Service Revenue$0
Investment income $230,150
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $91,148
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $125,609,558

The Energy Foundation Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, The Energy Foundation has awarded $62,587,039 in support to 364 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

SUSTAINABLE MARKETS FOUNDATION

Org PageRecipient Profile

New York, NY

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT EDUCATION AND OUTREACH TO BUILD A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

$2,235,000

CONSERVATIVE ENERGY NETWORK

Org PageRecipient Profile

Lansing, MI

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT EDUCATION AND OUTREACH TO BUILD A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

$1,920,000

ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY INSTITUTE

Org PageRecipient Profile

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT EDUCATION AND OUTREACH TO BUILD A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

$1,779,000

REGULATORY ASSISTANCE PROJECT

Org PageRecipient Profile

Montpelier, VT

PURPOSE: TO PROMOTE EDUCATION AND ANALYSIS ON THE BENEFITS OF ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS AND TO ADVANCE CLEAN FUELS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY. TO PROMOTE EDUCATION AND ANALYSIS TO ADVANCE CLEAN, AFFORDABLE ENERGY THAT PROTECTS PUBLIC HEALTH. TO SUPPORT EDUCATION AND OUTREACH TO BUILD A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

$1,233,000

SOUTHWEST ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT LLC

Org PageRecipient Profile

Boulder, CO

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT EDUCATION AND OUTREACH TO BUILD A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

$1,159,500

ENERGY ACTION FUND

Org PageRecipient Profile

San Francisco, CA

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT EDUCATION AND OUTREACH TO BUILD A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

$1,000,000
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The Energy Foundation Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 2 grants that The Energy Foundation has recieved totaling $40,000.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Branson Family Foundation

Los Altos, CA

PURPOSE: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

$20,000
Branson Family Foundation

Los Altos, CA

PURPOSE: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

$20,000
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