We support startups that bring impactful climate technologies to market
Evergreen Climate Innovations, formerly known as Clean Energy Trust, delivers positive climate impact and inclusive opportunity by helping high-potential climate tech startups from the Greater Midwest succeed.
These successes beget more success, attracting more capital, talent, and resources in support of innovative climate technologies.
Creating positive and compounding impact
Our 501vc® Investment Fund aligns philanthropic and corporate contributions to deliver economic, environmental, and social impact. Our investments in early stage climate technologies demonstrate this positive and compounding impact.
With 5 exits realized to date, $400,000 in philanthropic contributions that funded initial investments, and $1.4M in gains from our realized investments, we proudly have $1.8M in funds available for reinvestment.
We believe in tomorrow
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Learn about Evergreen’s support of the region’s top world-changing climate innovators.
Your gift sparks critical, emerging climate innovation.
You can make a positive and compounding impact on the climate emergency.
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