Climate Change Grants for eco-businesses: $200K USD

March 11, 2009

Deadline: 12:00 AM EST on Saturday March 21, 2009. Apply for one of four separate grants-each for $200,000, payable over 5 years, to support work on reducing climate change. Brewing a better world: Changing Climate Change Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is making four separate grants-each for $200,000, payable over 5 years, to support work on reducing climate change. There will be one grant in each of four focus areas: – Threats to Coffee-Growing Communities – Transportation-Related Emissions – Building Political Will – Empowering Individual Action This contest requires both an initial submission on JustMeans.com and a full RFP to Green Mountain Coffee. To begin your entry into the contest, please submit your idea below. After submission, you will receive the URL link where you can download the full application. Climate change is not a problem that can be solved by a single entity – be it government, business, civil society, or individuals. We believe that long term solutions will come from the combined efforts of all of the above. While government will play an important role, we need not wait for government direction to take steps to understand, reduce, and mitigate our share of GHG emissions.If you would like to accept this challenge with us, then use the tools below to select a category, submit your idea in a 1000 characters or less, and submit a complete grant application. Download full details and an application form at http://www.gmcr.com/ccc-rfp. You can also share your thoughts on other submitted ideas, promote good ideas to your network, and give your 10 “Support Votes” to the ideas you feel will have the most impact.

For more details: http://www.justmeans.com/challenge/climate

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