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

  • California Air Resources Board
  • ClearlyEnergy
  • Economic Research Service (USDA)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Massachusetts Operational Services Division
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
  • Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • United States Department of Energy
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • United States Forest Service (USDA)

Foundations

Italics indicate a matching-gift donor.

  • Alex C. Walker Educational & Charitable Foundation
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • Arnold Ventures
  • Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust
  • Bezos Earth Fund
  • ClimateWorks Foundation
  • The Energy Foundation
  • Environmental Justice Data Fund, a project of the Windward Fund
  • The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Heising-Simons Foundation
  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
  • Linden Trust for Conservation
  • The Oak Foundation
  • Platform for Agricultural and Climate Transformation, a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisor
  • Riksbankens Jubileumsfond
  • Sall Family Foundation
  • Samuel Freeman Charitable Trust
  • Schmidt Futures
  • Smith Richardson Foundation
  • United Nations Foundation
  • VoLo Foundation
  • Waverley Street Foundation
  • Wellcome Trust
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Organizations

  • Breakthrough Energy
  • ClearlyEnergy
  • ClearPath
  • Energy Futures Initiative
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Environmental Resources Trust
  • International Energy Forum
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Mistra
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Operational Services Division, Massachusetts
  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • United States Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc.
  • The Wilderness Society

Chair's Circle

  • Jay Bartlett
  • Anthony Bernhardt and Lynn Feintech
  • W. Bowman Cutter/The Cedars Foundation
  • Jonathan Garfinkel
  • Glenn Hubbard and Constance Pond
  • Peter R. Kagan and Susannah Smetana Kagan
  • LAD Climate Fund
  • John C. Mulliken and Arianne Chernock
  • Kenan Sahin
  • Roger Sant and Doris Matsui
  • Lise Strickler and Mark Gallogly

President's Council

  • Gregory Alexander
  • James Asselstine
  • Vicky A. Bailey
  • Kristin Breuss and Geoffrey Burgess
  • Preston Chiaro
  • Janet F. Clark
  • James L. Connaughton
  • Elaine Dorward-King
  • Linda J. Fisher
  • Mark Florian
  • Barbara Kates-Garnick and Marc B. Garnick
  • Donald M. and Alison K. Kerr
  • Lawrence H. Linden
  • Robert and Mary Litterman
  • Jeffrey Luse
  • Jan W. Mares
  • Donald B. Marron
  • Wilhelm Merck and Nonie Brady
  • Kyung-Ah Park
  • William C. and Kathe Pate
  • Steven and Polly Percy
  • Richard and Diane Schmalensee
  • The Schmitz-Fromherz Family Fund
  • Jonathan and Melissa Silver
  • Kathryn D. Sullivan
  • Ramya Swaminathan
  • Sue and John Tierney
  • Clinton A. Vince
  • Catherine Wolfram

Sustaining Supporters

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

  • Jay Abbott
  • Al Adams
  • Elizabeth Albert
  • John and Elizabeth Andersen
  • Carlin and Chris Anderson
  • Jesse Huntley Ausubel
  • Aris Awang
  • H. Spencer and Melissa Banzhaf
  • B. Bruce Bare
  • Stuart Barkoff
  • Benoit Blarel
  • Glenn Blomquist
  • The BML Fund
  • Roy and Sara Boyd
  • Christy Brekken
  • John M. Campbell
  • Effie Clayton
  • Cappetta Family Foundation, Inc.
  • John M. Deutch
  • Hannah Druckenmiller
  • Mohamed T. El-Ashry
  • Bob Epstein and Amy Roth
  • Daniel Esty
  • Anthony C. Fisher
  • Adrienne Franklin
  • Dod A. Fraser
  • H. Russell Frisby
  • Kathryn Gabler
  • David Hawkins
  • Philip Heinrich
  • Barry and Linda Hirsch
  • Mun Ho
  • K. John Holmes
  • Jeffrey R. and Elizabeth T. Holmstead
  • Yi Jiang
  • Sarah G. Joseph
  • Paul Lewis Joskow and Barbara Zita Chasen
  • Betty F. Kahn
  • Sally Katzen and Timothy Dyk
  • Lia Kettenis
  • Ray Kopp
  • Alexandre Koutta
  • Rubén and Elizabeth Kraiem
  • George Kralovec
  • Richard Kroon
  • Mary Landrieu
  • Thomas and Pamela Lareau
  • Diane D. Lauritsen
  • Lynne Lewis
  • Shanjun Li
  • Eileen R. Lilley and Robert E. Epstein
  • David McCaplin
  • McConnell Family
  • Norman Meade
  • Jennifer Michael
  • Paul R. Miller
  • Carolyn Mollen
  • M. Granger Morgan
  • Richard Morgenstern
  • Edward Morse
  • Paul Murray
  • David and Helen Nagel
  • Richard G. Newell
  • Ronald Pillar
  • Daniel and Marie-Jo Newlon
  • Edward Phillips and Laurel Murphy
  • Ronald Pillar
  • Anne and Billy Pizer
  • Chris and Paul Portney
  • Carole Prest
  • William G. Reed Jr.
  • Dennis Reid
  • Heather L. Ross and Edward L. Strohbehn Jr.
  • Bruce and Natalia Roy
  • Alberto Salvo
  • Adrián Santonja di Fonzo
  • Sheldon and Ellen Schwartz
  • Rajat Sen
  • Daniel Shader and Elisabeth Dutton
  • Phil R. Sharp
  • Daniel Shawhan
  • Robert N. Stavins
  • Andrew Stocking and Amy Myers
  • Julie Strauss and Joel Brown
  • Scott M. Swinton and Sylvia L. Morse
  • Mark & Amy Tercek Foundation
  • Tom Tietenberg
  • John and Elizabeth Tilton
  • Ross van der Linde
  • Margaret Walls
  • Cassie Wang
  • Dave Weimer
  • Chris Whipple
  • James L. Wolf
  • Tommy Wrenn and Mike Vallebuona
  • Shannon Wulf Tregar

RFF Legacy Society

*In memorium

  • Ernest and Catherine Abbott
  • John Ahearne*
  • Paul Balser
  • Maynard and Katherine Buehler*
  • Emery Castle*
  • Thomas Crocker
  • J. Clarence Davies
  • Maybelle Frashure*
  • Darius Gaskins
  • Robert E. Grady
  • Debbie Groberg
  • Winston Harrington
  • Thomas J. Klutznick*
  • Richard Morgenstern
  • Steven W. Percy
  • Chris and Paul Portney
  • Heather L. Ross and Edward L. Strohbehn Jr.
  • William D. Ruckelshaus*
  • Clifford S. Russell*
  • Milton Russell*
  • Helen Marie Streich
  • Victoria J. Tschinkel

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.

  • Amazon*
  • American Clean Power Association*
  • Apple Inc.
  • Aramco Americas*
  • Baker Hughes*
  • BP plc*
  • CF Industries, Inc.*
  • Cheniere Energy, Inc.*
  • Chevron Corporation*
  • Clean Energy Buyers Association
  • Climate Law and Strategy, PLLC
  • ConocoPhillips*
  • Dentons
  • Edison Electric Institute
  • Enviva*
  • EOG Resources, Inc.*
  • Equitrans
  • ExxonMobil Corporation*
  • Gilbane
  • Global Science and Technology, Inc.
  • Google LLC*
  • Hess Corporation*
  • International Paper Company*
  • Meta Platforms Inc.*
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Mitsubishi International Corporation
  • NextEra Energy*
  • NRG Energy, Inc.*
  • Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Onyx Transition*
  • PG&E Corporation*
  • Pioneer Natural Resources*
  • Portland Cement Association*
  • Remetal International, Inc.
  • Schlumberger Limited*
  • Shell USA, Inc.*
  • 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
  • Willis Research Network*