The Foundation for a Healthy Planet

The Sierra Club Foundation promotes climate solutions, conservation, and movement building through a powerful combination of strategic philanthropy and grassroots advocacy. The Foundation is the fiscal sponsor of Sierra Club’s charitable environmental programs.

Goals & Impact

Solve the Climate Crisis
Solve the Climate Crisis

Primarily through a successful transition to a resource-efficient, clean energy economy that better serves people and nature.

Secure Lands Protections
Secure Lands Protections

For public lands and waters, promote healthy ecosystems and communities, and fight for clean air and water.

Get People Outdoors
Get People Outdoors

For more people to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet by supporting programs and policies that reach across economic, cultural, and community lines to get people outdoors.

Build a Movement
Build a Movement

Build a diverse, inclusive environmental movement that reflects and represents today’s American public, and prioritizes important connections between environmental health and social justice.

Foundation News

Welcome to our new website!
April 06, 2017 by Ting Lee
By Dan Chu, Executive Director  I am excited to welcome you to the newly updated Sierra Club Foundation website!  Over the year, a team of dedicated staff has worked hard to give our website a new updated look, simplifying ways for supporters to...
SCF Board Discusses Priorities, Movement Building, and More in Atlanta
March 21, 2017 by Ting Lee
By Steven Berkenfeld, Chair, Board of Directors, Sierra Club Foundation In February, the Sierra Club Foundation Board of Directors convened in Atlanta, Georgia for our quarterly Board meeting. At this first meeting of 2017, we kicked off the day...
Pueblo, Colorado and Moab, Utah Commit to 100% Renewable Energy
March 13, 2017 by Ting Lee
In February, Pueblo, Colorado, and Moab, Utah became the 22nd and 23rd cities in the United States to commit to transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. The Pueblo City Council approved a resolution committing to power the community...
Two New National Monuments to Ring in the New Year
January 05, 2017 by Ting Lee
On December 28, the Obama administration announced the designation of two new national monuments, Gold Butte in Nevada and Bears Ears in Utah, totaling 1.6 million acres of permanently protected public lands. The new monuments safeguard cultural and...