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 independent 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.

Shifting Trillions
Shift Trillions for Climate Justice

Leading the shift of trillions of dollars from an extractive and exploitative fossil fuel economy to a restorative, renewable energy economy that better serves people and nature.

Foundation News

Capitalism Reimagined
December 4, 2023
Fiduciaries Have a Duty of Care to their Investors and to the World, authored by Sierra Club Foundation Shifting Trillions Director, Pedro Henriques da Silva, was recently published by Impact Alpha. The article makes the case that businesses and…
Sierra Club Foundation Earns Top Rating from Charity Navigator for Fourteenth Consecutive Year
November 9, 2023
By Dan Chu, Executive Director, Sierra Club Foundation
Sierra Club Foundation 2022 Annual Report: Breaking Through
August 30, 2023
2022 was a year of exciting breakthroughs in combating the climate and extinction crises we all face. In our 2022 annual report, we are pleased to share inspiring stories of the Sierra Club Foundation’s catalytic impact on creating a world where…