Hewlett Foundation


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The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation was established in 1966 as a charitable foundation to advance ideas and to support initiatives for a better world. The Foundation mainly supports long-term programs that focus on education, environment, global development and population. Climate change and clean energy is one of the primary environmental priorities. In December 2017, the Hewlett Foundation announced a USD 600 million commitment to tackle climate change.

Eligibility to Receive Funding Institutions and NGOs that are in line with the Foundation’s vision, thematic focus and strategy. More information and a list of grantees can be found online.

Regional Focus: World-wide

Sector Focus

The main priorities under the climate change and clean energy pillar are:

  • Clean power;
  • Sustainable low emission transport;
  • Energy efficiency;
  • Non-CO2 gases;
  • Forests and land use;
  • Finance: to increase capital investments in low-carbon technologies that promote climate solutions and incorporate climate risks into financial decision making to reflect the true costs of climate change.

Funding Conditions: Grants

Application Procedure

The Hewlett Foundation usually does not accept unsolicited proposals but works with partners to identify possible funding opportunities. Information on grants can be found online.


The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation 2121

Sand Hill Road Menlo Park, CA 94025, U.S.

Tel: +1 650 234 4500

Website: https://www.hewlett.org/programs/ environment/


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