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

Gearing up for National Drive Electric Week
September 12, 2017 by Ting Lee
National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) from Saturday, September 9 to Sunday, September 17 will feature over 250 free events in the United States, Canada, Europe, and several other international locations. Events serve to educate the public about how...
80 Tribes Sign “Reclamation of Independence” Treaty
August 01, 2017 by Ting Lee
On July 4, 2017, 80 Tribes came together to sign a “Reclamation of Independence” treaty addressing two critical issues shared among Tribal communities: Keystone XL and grizzly bear delisting. Nellis Kennedy-Howard, Sierra Club’s Director of Equity,...
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 ...