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Financial Support

First Phase (2010)

  • The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund ($10,000)
  • William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation ($100,000)
  • Fund for Innovative Climate and Energy Research (created by Bill Gates) ($100,000)
  • Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation ($150,000)
  • The Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation ($50,000)

This work was also supported by the Director, Office of Science, of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 ($188,587)

We also received funding from a number of private individuals, totaling $14,500 for the first phase of work.

Second Phase (2011)

  • William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation ($100,000)
  • The Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation ($50,000)
  • The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund ($10,000)

Third Phase (2012)

  • The Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation ($50,000)
  • The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund ($10,000)
  • William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation ($100,000)
  • Anonymous Foundation ($250,000)

Fourth Phase (2013)

  • The Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation ($100,000)
  • Anonymous Foundation ($250,000)
  • The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund ($10,000)
  • William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation ($75,000)
  • Energy Foundation ($50,000)*

* Note: All donations, except for the Energy Foundation grant, were provided as unrestricted educational grants, which means the donor organizations have no say over our activities or what we publish. All of our work and results are presented with full transparency.