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Grant Information

Woka accepts grant applications through invitation only.

350.org

350.org

2023

Education

Building widespread demand for, and implementation of, renewable energy solutions that are localized and create shared prosperity. Providing support for grassroots organizations in this effort through capacity building re-grants.

African Women Rising

African Women Rising

2021, 2022

Gender Equity, Education, Regenerative Practices

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

2021, 2022, 2023

Education, Regenerative Practices

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

Center for Land-Based Learning

Center for Land-Based Learning

2020

Education, Regenerative Practices

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.

Climate Generation

Climate Generation

2022

Education

Providing general operating support for Climate Generation’s teacher training & engagement, youth advocacy, and community engagement efforts that foster intersectional understanding and action on climate change on the local and global scale.

Covering Climate Now

Covering Climate Now

2023

Education

Supporting organizational capacity building and the launch of a Local TV & Media Climate Hub that provides training, story development, and coaching to enable local newsrooms to cover the climate emergency and its solutions.

Crowdsourcing Sustainability

Crowdsourcing Sustainability

2022, 2023

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

2023, 2024, 2025

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.

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.

Interfaith Power & Light

Interfaith Power & Light

2022, 2023

Education

Continued support for 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.

Kakenya's Dream

Kakenya's Dream

2022

Gender Equity, Education

Supporting Kakenya’s Dream to transform communities in rural Kenya through their education, health, and leadership programs that empower and improve life outcomes for girls.

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.

Mongabay

Mongabay

2022, 2023

Education

Supporting Mongabay’s reporting that addresses information gaps and raises awareness of the role of natural climate solutions in fostering a diverse biosphere and addressing the impacts and causes of climate change. This journalism informs decision making and improves the effectiveness of climate action.

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.

NRDC

NRDC

2023, 2024, 2025

Education

Continuing to support 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 curriculum, and create a report on recommendations for improving climate change education in formal and nonformal institutions.

Nurturing Minds

Nurturing Minds

2021, 2022, 2023

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

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.

The Living Lab for Equitable Climate Action

The Living Lab for Equitable Climate Action

2023

Education

Promoting behavior change research and action to transition from a resource-exploitative society to one that supports human and planetary wellbeing.

White Buffalo Land Trust  (WBLT)

White Buffalo Land Trust (WBLT)

2022, 2023

Education, Regenerative Practices

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.

White Buffalo Land Trust (WBLT)

White Buffalo Land Trust (WBLT)

2021

Education, Regenerative Practices

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 (WBLT)

White Buffalo Land Trust (WBLT)

2020

Education, Regenerative Practices

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.

Grant Criteria

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

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

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