Nonprofits Addressing Climate, Health, and Equity

Many nonprofits are addressing climate, health, and equity issues, from the grassroots to global level and in many spheres of activity.  This list represents just a snapshot of that landscape, including respondents to a Climate, Health, and Equity 2019 Survey.  It does not encompass the entirety of nonprofits doing relevant work.  Please help us improve this picture of groups involved by suggesting additions or corrections

Visit "Why We're Invested:  Field Perspectives" or click on organization names accompanied by   to read some nonprofit profiles.  


100 Resilient Cities (100RC) Network

Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow

Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments  

American College of Physicians

American Lung Association

American Psychological Association

American Public Health Association's Center for Climate, Health, and Equity  

American Red Cross

American Sustainable Business Council

Anthropocene Alliance  

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon  

Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative  

Better Future Project

BizNGO for Safer Chemicals & Sustainable Materials

Black Mesa Water Coalition

Break Free from Plastic Movement

Breast Cancer Prevention Partners

Building Equity and Alignment for Impact (BEA)  

California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA)  

Cancer Free Economy Network

Catalyst Miami  

Center for Environmental Health

Center for Progressive Reform

Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors

Central California Environmental Justice Alliance

Central Florida Jobs with Justice

Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Chicago Environmental Justice Network

Chicago Medical Society

Children's Environmental Health Network

Clean Water Action & Fund / Massachusetts

Clean Water Fund

Clean Wisconsin

Climate Action Campaign

Climate Action Coalition

Climate Central

Climate Justice Alliance  

Climate Plan  

Coalition of Community Organizations  

Coalition of Communities of Color / Portland

Coalition for Environment, Equity and Resilience / Healthy Gulf

Colorado Communities for Climate Action

Coming Clean

Common Market

Communities First Fund

Communities for a Better Environment

Community Action Works  

Community to Community Development

Concerned Health Professionals of New York

Consumer Health Coalition

Corbin Hill Food Project

Council on Strategic Risks

Direct Action for Rights & Equality

Domestic Fair Trade Association (DFTA)

Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition / Technical Advisory Group



Eastside Community Network / Detroit

ecoAmerica's Climate for Health Program  

Ecology Center

Eco Works

Emerald Cities Collaborative

Enterprise Community Partners

Environmental Health Coalition  

Environmental Justice Health Alliance

Environmental & Public Health Consulting

Epidemic Answers

Equitable & Just Climate National Climate Platform

Fairmount Indigo CDC Collaborative / Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation

Faith in Place

Farmworker Association of Florida

Florida Clinicians for Climate Action  

Foodchain Workers Alliance

Friends of the Earth US

George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communications

Georgia River Network

Global Center for Climate Justice

Global Climate and Health Alliance

Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education / Columbia University

Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Glynn Environmental Coalition

Go Austin Vamos

Got Green / Seattle

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance

Green Justice Coalition

Greenpeace USA


Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy

HBCU Consortium for Climate Change / Deep South Center For Environmental Justice

HEAL Food Alliance  

Health Care Climate Council

Health Care Without Harm  

Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate

Healthy Building Network

Hip Hop Caucus

Homewood Children's Village  

Illinois Clinicians for Climate Action

Indigenous Environmental Network

Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative  

Institute for Sustainable Communities

Interfaith Power & Light

International Indigenous Youth Council

IPEN for a Toxic Free Future

Ironbound Community Corporation

It Takes Roots

Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation

Junction Coalition

Just Transition Alliance

Kentuckians For the Commonwealth

Kheprw Institute

Labor Network for Sustainability

Lancet Countdown

Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability  

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy / Center for Community Investment

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

Make Food Not Waste

Mass Power Forward

Material Research L3C

Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health  

Mentes Puertorriqueñas en Acción

MGH Institute of Health Professions Center for Climate Change

Michigan Clinicians for Climate Action

Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance  

Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition

Midwest Environmental Justice Network

Movement Strategy Center

Mujeres Unidas y Activas

NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice Program

National Academies of Science, Engineering & Medicine’s Environmental Health Matters Initiative

National Association of City and County Health Officials  

National Black Farmers Association

National Conference of State Legislatures

National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

National Environmental Health Partnership Council

National Medical Association

National Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition  

Native Justice Coalition

Natural Resources Defense Council

Nearby Nature Milwaukee

Network for Energy, Water, and Health in Affordable Buildings (NEWHAB)  

New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance

New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)

NIEHS Center for Environmental Health / Northern Manhattan

NIEHS-WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Sciences

North American Water Office

Northeastern Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative

Northern California Grantmakers

Northwest Green Chemistry

Ohio Clinicians for Climate Action

Ohio Environmental Council

Ohio Public Health Resiliency Coalition / Ohio Public Health Association

One Mind Youth Movement

Open Space Institute

Our Streets Minneapolis

Partners for a Healthier Community / Springfield

Partnership for Southern Equity / Atlanta

People's Climate Movement

Pesticide Action Network North America

Physicians for Social Responsibility

Physicians for Social Responsibility / Los Angeles  

Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy

Planetary Health Alliance

Power Past Coal

Power Shift Network

Practice Greenhealth / Health Care Without Harm

Public Health Institute / Center for Climate Change and Health

Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts  

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance

RE-AMP Network

Re-Earth Initiative

Respiratory Health Association

Richmond Our Power Coalition

Right to the City Alliance

Rocky Mountain Institute

Rural Action

Sacred Winds

SAFER States

Sierra Club


Smart Growth America  


Southeastern African American Farmers Organic Network (SAAFON)

Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation  

Southwest Organizing Project

Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project


St. Croix Foundation for Community Development  

Strong, Prosperous, And Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC)  

Sunrise Movement

Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (TEJAS)

Tribal Climate Change Project / University of Oregon

Trust for America's Health  

Union of Concerned Scientists

University of Louisville


Urban Sustainability Directors Network

Urban Tilth

US Climate Action Network

US Water Alliance  


Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action  

Virginia Organizing

Voices for Racial Justice

WE ACT for Environmental Justice  

Wisconsin Green Muslims

Wisconsin Health Professionals for Climate Action  

Working Families

Zero Waste Washington