The Stevens and Nichols families share a commitment to education and the arts, together with an enduring appreciation of the inter-relatedness of local community to the international community and to the global environment. It is to this shared vision that the work of the Foundation is dedicated.
The Edward W. Hazen Foundation, a private foundation established in 1925, is committed to supporting organizing and leadership of young people and communities of color in dismantling structural inequity based on race and class.
The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation supports grassroots organizations and movements in the United States working to change environmental, social, economic and political conditions to bring about a more just, equitable and sustainable world.
PRIME Coalition is a 501(c)(3) public charity that enables philanthropists to invest charitable capital in extraordinary companies that combat climate change, have a high likelihood of achieving commercial success, and would otherwise have a difficult time raising sufficient financial support.
PRIME has mobilized over $16 million on a deal-by-deal basis to back 7 start-ups since mid-2015, each of which could mitigate 1 gigaton/year of CO2 equivalent emissions when deployed at scale.
PRIME is raising a $20-40MM impact fund to scale this investment activity, with support from an operational grant by the U.S. Department of Energy.
The PRIME Impact Fund will conduct its first close during Summer 2018.
SCF’s mission is to alleviate poverty and achieve environmentally sustainable solutions by investing in organizations that are providing innovative high-impact financing and technical assistance initiatives to communities and individuals suffering from deep poverty.