Our Supporters

Our Supporters

Resources for the Future’s ability to improve environmental, energy, and natural resource decisions relies on support from a diverse group of individual and organizational donors, as well as revenue raised through grants from governmental agencies and earned from our investments.

RFF is sincerely grateful to the following supporters for their generosity:

Government and Other Organizations

  • Back to Work
  • Breakthrough Energy
  • Center for Applied Environmental Law and Policy
  • Climate Change Commission
  • Climate Leadership Council
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Georgetown Climate Center
  • International Energy Forum
  • Mistra
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA)
  • National Science Foundation
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
  • Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • United States Department of Energy
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc.
  • United States Forest Service (USDA)
  • The Wilderness Society
  • World Resources Institute

Foundations

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust
  • Generation Foundation
  • Heising-Simons Foundation
  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
  • JPB Foundation
  • Linden Trust for Conservation
  • Merck Family Fund
  • Peter G. Peterson Foundation
  • Sall Family Foundation
  • Samuel Freeman Charitable Trust
  • Schmidt Futures
  • Smith Richardson Foundation
  • Stand Together Trust
  • The Energy Foundation
  • The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Individuals

Recognizing individual donors with $250 or greater contributions in the current year.

*Indicates a member of RFF’s Chair’s Circle or President’s Council.

  • Jay Abbott
  • Al Adams
  • Elizabeth Albert
  • Gregory Alexander*
  • James Asselstine*
  • Jesse Huntley Ausubel
  • Vicky Bailey*
  • Jay Bartlett*
  • H. Spencer Banzhaf
  • Anthony Bernhardt and Lynn Feintech*
  • Glenn Blomquist
  • Kristin Breuss and Geoffrey Burgess*
  • Bright Funds
  • Herb Brown
  • John M. Campbell
  • Preston Chiaro*
  • Janet F. Clark*
  • James L. Connaughton*
  • W. Bowman Cutter/The Cedars Foundation*
  • Paula Del Nunzio Balser and Paul F. Balser
  • John M. Deutch
  • Deborah DeGraff
  • Elaine Dorward-King*
  • Margaret Dunlap
  • Jessie Dzura
  • Mohamed T. El-Ashry
  • Daniel Esty
  • Linda J. Fisher*
  • Anthony C. Fisher
  • Mark Florian*
  • David Fowler
  • H. Russell Frisby
  • Sarah P. Fuller
  • Kathryn Gabler
  • Manuel Godinho de Matos
  • Robin and Jack Graham
  • David Hawkins
  • Mun Ho
  • Charles O. Holliday*
  • K. John Holmes
  • Jeffrey R. and Elizabeth T. Holmstead*
  • Glenn Hubbard and Constance Pond*
  • Yi Jiang
  • The Richard Warloe and Sandra Krelle Johnson Fund
  • Kristin Jones
  • Sarah G. Joseph
  • Paul L. Joskow
  • Anne Jurek
  • Peter R. Kagan and Susannah Smetana Kagan*
  • Betty F. Kahn
  • Barbara Kates-Garnick and Marc B. Garnick*
  • Sally Katzen and Timothy Dyk*
  • Donald M. and Alison K. Kerr*
  • Catherine L. Kling
  • Ray Kopp
  • Rubén and Elizabeth Kraiem*
  • Richard Kroon
  • Alan J. Krupnick
  • LAD Climate Fund*
  • Mary Landrieu
  • Thomas and Pamela Lareau
  • Diane D. Lauritsen
  • Lawrence H. Linden*
  • Robert and Mary Litterman*
  • Jan W. Mares*
  • Donald B. Marron
  • Norman Meade
  • Wilhelm Merck and Nonie Brady*
  • Jennifer Michael
  • Paul R. Miller
  • William Moffat and Joy Abele
  • Carolyn Mollen
  • John C. Mulliken and Arianne Chernock*
  • Paul Murray
  • David and Helen Nagel
  • Richard G. Newell
  • Daniel and Marie-Jo Newlon
  • Fielding Norton
  • Kyung-Ah Park*
  • William C. Pate*
  • Neha Patel
  • Steven and Polly Percy*
  • Edward Phillips and Laurel Murphy
  • Mark and Jane Pisano
  • Anne and Billy Pizer
  • Chris and Paul Portney
  • Nicholas E. Powers
  • Carole Prest
  • William G. Reed
  • Milton Russell
  • Kenan Sahin*
  • Roger Sant and Doris Matsui
  • Richard Schmalensee
  • The Schmitz-Fromherz Family Fund
  • Gunter Schramm
  • Sheldon and Ellen Schwartz
  • Phil R. Sharp
  • Jonathan and Melissa Silver*
  • Bradley Smith
  • Mark G. Smith
  • Robert N. Stavins
  • Andrew Stocking and Amy Myers
  • James H. Stock and Anne E. Doyle
  • Edward L. Strohbehn and Heather Ross
  • Kathryn D. Sullivan*
  • Scott M. Swinton
  • Mark and Amy Tercek*
  • Lise Strickler and Mark Gallogly*
  • Susan and John Tierney*
  • Tom Tietenberg
  • John E. Tilton
  • Michael and Shirley Traynor
  • Ross van der Linde
  • Robert L. Vertrees
  • Clinton A. Vince*
  • Sarah E. West
  • Chris Whipple
  • Tommy Wrenn
  • Shannon Wulf Tregar
  • Robert A. Wyman

Corporations and Associations

* Indicates a member of RFF’s Business Leadership Council, which engages leaders on the front lines of the economy with innovative, practical solutions to current and emerging environmental challenges, providing a venue for mutual thought leadership on the policy issues facing the economy and the environment. Members gain curated access to expertise from leading economists and policy experts, while enriching RFF’s work with real-world insights.

Italics indicate a matching-gift donor.

  • Alliance for Automotive Innovation*
  • Apple Inc.
  • Aramco Americas*
  • BASF*
  • BP plc*
  • Bracewell
  • CF Industries, Inc.*
  • Chevron Corporation*
  • Cheniere Energy, Inc.*
  • Clean Energy Buyers Association
  • ConocoPhillips*
  • Enviva*
  • EOG Resources, Inc.
  • Equitrans
  • Exelon*
  • ExxonMobil Corporation*
  • General Motors*
  • Google LLC
  • International Business Machines Corp.*
  • International Paper Corporation*
  • Meta Platforms Inc.
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Mitsubishi International Corporation*
  • National Alliance of Forest Owners
  • NRG Energy*
  • Nuclear Energy Institute*
  • Pioneer Natural Resources*
  • Portland Cement Association*
  • Schlumberger Limited*
  • Shell Oil Company*
  • Southern Company*
  • Stout & Teague Management Corporation
  • Tellurian Inc.*
  • Terra Alpha Investments
  • Texas Instruments
  • Toyota Motor North America, Inc.*
  • United Airlines*
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.*
  • Warburg Pincus, LLC
  • Weyerhaeuser Company*