Grant Information

Woka accepts grant applications through invitation only.

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African Women Rising

African Women Rising

2021, 2022

Gender Equity, Education, Regenerative Agriculture

Supporting education, regenerative agriculture, and microfinance programs for women in refugee camps and surrounding communities in northern Uganda.

Center for Land-Based Learning

Center for Land-Based Learning

2020

Regenerative Agriculture, Education

Supporting the development of the Maples Farm as a 'learning lab' to train new farmers. The 30-acre Maples farm will serve as an incubator to help new farmers start farms based on regenerative agriculture principles.

Center for Land-Based Learning

Center for Land-Based Learning

2021, 2022, 2023

Regenerative Agriculture, Education

Funding an expansion of the Beginning Farmer Incubator and Training Program which provides aspiring farmers experiential knowledge and confidence to run their own farms; and helping launch the Farm and Climate Program to help farmers optimize soil health, biodiversity, water quality, and climate stability.

Crowdsourcing Sustainability

Crowdsourcing Sustainability

2022

Education

Developing a diverse community to combine the collective energy, intelligence, and actions of people around the world to crowdsource more sustainability into the world through education, inspiration, and empowerment.

DEPLOY/US

DEPLOY/US

2022

Education

Accelerating decarbonization by strengthening climate leadership across the political spectrum, including building the capacity, amplifying the voices, and scaling the impact of the field of civic enterprises working right-of-center on climate change.

Interfaith Power & Light

Interfaith Power & Light

2021

Education

Supporting an expansion of IPL’s Cool Congregations and Faith Climate Action Week programs to provide educational resources about reducing carbon emissions in facilities and theological resources for faith leaders to preach and teach on care for Creation.

Lawrence Hall of Science

Lawrence Hall of Science

2022, 2023

Education

Funding development of ten outdoor learning experiences for use at Outdoor Education and Nature Centers. Curriculum will be imbued with traditional ecological knowledge, language, and cultural perspective through partnership with local Indigenous community organizations.

Lawrence Hall of Science

Lawrence Hall of Science

2020

Education

Funding BEETLES ' development of a Nature Videography outdoor science activity for use at Outdoor Education and Nature Centers involving children taking slow-motion phone videos to make observations impossible with the naked eye.

NRDC

NRDC

2020, 2021, 2022

Education

Supporting Rewrite the Future, NRDC’s initiative designed to broaden and diversify the environmental movement through the power of stories in our entertainment, and drive people from awareness to action on the climate crisis.

North American Association for Environmental Education

North American Association for Environmental Education

2020, 2021

Education

Supporting an analysis of current state and federal policy related to climate change education and report on recommendations for improving climate change education in formal and nonformal institutions

Nurturing Minds

Nurturing Minds

2020

Education, Gender Equity

Supporting SEGA Girls’ Secondary School, a secondary boarding school for girls which provides a quality education for vulnerable Tanzanian girls, with an emphasis on leadership, social responsibility, and environmental care

Nurturing Minds

Nurturing Minds

2021

Education, Gender Equity

Supporting SEGA Girls’ Secondary School, a secondary boarding school for girls which provides a quality education for vulnerable Tanzanian girls, with an emphasis on leadership, social responsibility, and environmental care.

White Buffalo Land Trust

White Buffalo Land Trust

2020

Regenerative Agriculture, Education

Contributing to the Jalama Ranch Capital Campaign to purchase 1,000 acres in the California central coast for development as a center for regenerative agriculture with programming in education, training, and research.

White Buffalo Land Trust

White Buffalo Land Trust

2021

Regenerative Agriculture, Education

Supporting implementation of detailed plans for land stewardship, education and training, and scientific research at the newly acquired Jalama Canyon Ranch to facilitate rapid and broad adoption of regenerative agriculture locally, regionally, and globally.

White Buffalo Land Trust

White Buffalo Land Trust

2022, 2023

Regenerative Agriculture, Education

Supporting the long-term sustainability of WBLT and Jalama Canyon Ranch through the development of research protocols, infrastructure expansion, capital equipment needs, and debt reduction.

Grant amounts range from $70,000 to $700,000.  Invited requests for multi-year grants are considered.

We use the following criteria to select organizations to invite to submit a grant application :

  1. Alignment with Woka Foundation’s mission, guiding principles and guiding priorities

  2. Clear and substantive fit within one or more Focus Areas

  3. Need for funding due to gaps in resource availability or funder attention

  4. Involves local and affected people in a meaningful way

  5. Strong and creative leadership

  6. Organizations that have a track record of success

  7. 501(c)3 public charities or the international equivalent

If you are aware of an organization or project that fulfills these criteria, you may reach out to us through the "Contact Us" page.