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More information on the Sustainability Funders' activities
can be found in our most recent publication:


Membership Information

The Sustainability Funders organizes a variety of activities to enhance the overall effectiveness of grantmaking in the field of sustainable production and consumption. Membership in the workgroup includes access to the following types of activities:

Funder briefings on timely and relevant issues. Past briefings have focused on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR); impacts of the high tech industry; bottled water; paper production and consumption; sustainability curricula in higher education and more.                                                

Workgroup calls
on timely issues, such as:

  • sustainability and the economy
  • life cycle assessment
  • choice editing
  • nanotechnology
  • electronics
  • bottled water
  • paper industries

Ongoing member support
to provide information via listserv and e-newsletter, networking opportunities, briefings and conference calls that emphasize experiential learning, result-based actions and collaborative funding to help strengthen the strategic and effectiveness of grantmaking.

Currently there are no membership dues to join the Sustainability Funders (the workgroup is presently supported through voluntary grants).

To apply to become a member of the the Sustainability Funders, the first step is to fill out the following form. We will contact you shortly after we have received it.


Become a Member