Foundation News

Organizational Effectiveness Assessment 2018-2020
June 17, 2021
The Sierra Club Foundation completes biennial organizational effectiveness assessments to make sure the organization is evaluating its policies, processes, work, and progress on a regular basis. The assessment identifies measurable goals and…
Sierra Club Foundation Earns Top Rating from Charity Navigator for Twelfth Consecutive Year
May 10, 2021
This month, Charity Navigator - the world’s largest and most trusted nonprofit evaluator - again awarded the Sierra Club Foundation four stars in its annual assessment, the highest rating a charity can achieve. This marks the twelfth straight four-…
Invest in Justice to Solve the Climate Crisis
April 8, 2021
By Dan Chu, Executive Director, Sierra Club Foundation and Board Chair, Confluence PhilanthropyWe are facing the greatest challenges to humanity in our lifetimes from the combined pandemic and climate crises. These two existential threats are…
A New Board Director Joins the Sierra Club Foundation
April 1, 2021
At our February 2021 board meeting, we welcomed a new board member, Mark Walters! Mark Walters is a Research Associate at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where he conducts translational research on brain cancer. He is a long-time…
Foundation Staff Leadership with Confluence Philanthropy and EarthShare
November 11, 2020
Sierra Club Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of two staff members to leadership positions with Confluence Philanthropy and EarthShare, organizations with which the Foundation has had enduring and rewarding relationships over many…
New Directors Join the Sierra Club Foundation
October 6, 2020
In early September, we welcomed three new board members: Claire Broido Johnson, Rebekah Saul Butler, and Steph Speirs! All three directors bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in clean energy, impact investing, philanthropy, public policy, and…
Sierra Club Foundation releases 2019 Annual Report – Powering Our Future
August 3, 2020
By Henry Holmes, Senior Director, Programs and Compliance