Big Green, Inc. is a project of the Institute for Energy Research that demonstrates money’s influence on energy policy in the United States. The map highlights a group of foundations that spend billions of dollars supporting aggressive climate litigation, the promotion of uneconomic renewable energy sources, and overburdening regulations.

Big Green, Inc. Latest Analysis

    December 2020

    WildEarthers v. the People of New Mexico

    October 2020

    Far Left Foundations Funnel $500M+ to Greens, Cities, and Media

    July 2020

    Keith Ellison and Karl Racine, attorneys general of Minnesota and the District of Columbia, respectively,...

    July 2020

    These Aren’t the Dead Industrialists You’re Looking For

    Select a State to Filter Further

    image/svg+xml
    Color Value Scale
    $500 million <
    $250 million >
    $100 million >
    $10 million >
    $1 million >

    Grant Makers

    Big Green Inc. was updated in July of 2020 to include information from the most recent tax documents of the grantmaking foundations. The database now includes grants made by these organizations in 2017.

    Select an option from the dropdown below:
    i

    SEARCH TIPS:

    Filter your search

    To generate data according to your preferences, select up to 15 filters total in the 4 dropdowns. The selected resources will be displayed as color coded icons, and the relevant data will be viewable within a table. After viewing the data, you can utilize the reset button to erase previously selected resources and/or download the data for future viewing.

    table is sorting

    Details

    Grant Maker Recipient Issue Amount Year State

    Methodology

    The data for this project was collected from publicly available federal 990 tax returns.

    The grants listed in the database are organized in the following categories based on the description provided on the entity's tax return froms:

    Coal

    Fracking

    Oil and Gas

    Climate Change

    Water

    Transportation

    Regulations

    General Operations

    Public Engagement

    Political Activism

    Renewables

    Conservation

    Miscellaneous

    Questions or corrections regarding the data should be directed to [email protected]

    Data Sources, Disclosures, and Disclaimers

    Institute for Energy Research holds its academic standards to the highest degree. In order to ensure transparency with the information collected for Big Green Inc., we have included the following disclaimer: