Energy Innovation Reform Project donations received

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice as well as continued contributions from him (see his commits and the contract work page listing all financially compensated contributions to the site) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; if sharing a link to this site or any page on this site, please include the caveat that the data is preliminary (if you want to share without including caveats, please check with Vipul Naik). We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of March 2022. See the about page for more details. Also of interest: pageview data on, tutorial in README, request for feedback to EA Forum.

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Basic donee information


Donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 9 300,000 337,833 50,000 50,000 100,000 100,000 200,000 300,000 340,500 350,000 600,000 1,000,000 1,000,000
Environmentalism 5 300,000 300,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 200,000 200,000 300,000 300,000 350,000 350,000 600,000 600,000
2 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000
New Initiatives 2 340,500 670,250 340,500 340,500 340,500 340,500 340,500 340,500 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000

Donation amounts by donor and year for donee Energy Innovation Reform Project

Donor Total 2018 2017 2016 2015
Hewlett Foundation (filter this donee) 1,500,000.00 600,000.00 350,000.00 350,000.00 200,000.00
Arnold Ventures (filter this donee) 1,340,500.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 340,500.00
Nathan Cummings Foundation (filter this donee) 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 100,000.00
Total 3,040,500.00 600,000.00 1,350,000.00 450,000.00 640,500.00

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (9 donations)

Graph of top 10 donors by amount, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
DonorAmount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 9)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
Hewlett Foundation600,000.0022018-09-11Environmentalism For General Operating Support.
Hewlett Foundation50,000.0092017-11-07Environmentalism For Strategic Development And Executive Coaching.
Hewlett Foundation300,000.0052017-10-05Environmentalism For General Operating Support.
Arnold Ventures1,000,000.0012017New Initiatives To provide general operating support.
Hewlett Foundation350,000.0032016-09-03Environmentalism For General Operating Support.
Nathan Cummings Foundation100,000.0072016--
Hewlett Foundation200,000.0062015-11-24Environmentalism For The Nuclear Reform Project.
Nathan Cummings Foundation100,000.0072015--
Arnold Ventures340,500.0042015New Initiatives To identify cost-effective solutions to meet the rising energy demand while minimizing adverse climate effects.