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

SCF Signs onto Letter from Investors to Global Leaders
July 05, 2017 by Ting Lee
The Sierra Club Foundation joined over 380 other global investors in signing a letter to governments of G20 nations conveying strong support for the Paris Agreement ahead of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8, 2017. This group of long-...
2016 Annual Report now available!
May 25, 2017 by Ting Lee
We had a momentous year in 2016.  Our supporters went “All In” to protect our environment and advance social justice in equitable and inclusive ways.We are excited to present the 2016 Sierra Club Foundation Annual Report, now available on our ...
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...