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Our Funding

The Institute for Policy Integrity’s work is made possible by the generous support of some of the world’s most prestigious foundations, as well as donations from individuals and grants from government agencies and non-profit organizations. Foundation grants typically provide more than 95% of our annual funding. Policy Integrity is enormously grateful to all our past and present funders and partners for their generous support.

During the current fiscal year, we have been fortunate to receive grants and gifts of $50,000 and above from the following groups:

  • The Bay and Paul Foundations
  • The Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust
  • Climate Imperative Foundation
  • Community Change
  • Conscience Bay Research
  • Energy Foundation
  • Heising-Simons Foundation
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Anita and Josh Bekenstein

Our past grants and gifts at the $50,000 level and above (on an annual basis) include: 

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • Audi CO2 Cy Pres Settlement Fund 
  • The Charles and Jane Klein Family Fund
  • Charles “Chuck” Klein
  • City of New York
  • ClimateWorks Foundation
  • Diana Lloyd
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Ford Foundation
  • The Frank J. Guarini Foundation
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Merck Family Fund 
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Rockefeller Family Fund
  • Segal Family Foundation
  • Smith Richardson Foundation 
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • United Nations Foundation

While external funding supports our efforts, all of our work is fully aligned with NYU’s academic integrity policies, and we are the sole authors of our research publications and advocacy materials except where co-authors are expressly acknowledged. We generate all of our policy positions internally.