Partners

Participating Foundations
Alicia Wittink

Park Foundation

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? - Mary Oliver

Alicia Wittink

Park Foundation

Andi Pearl

The Volgenau Foundation

"Be like a tree in pursuit of your cause. Stand firm, grip hard, thrust upward. Bend to the winds of heaven. And learn tranquility. -Richard St Barbe Baker

Andi Pearl

The Volgenau Foundation

CR Hibbs

Senior Advisor, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation

"The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.
Rachel Carson

CR Hibbs

Senior Advisor, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation

Chris Gee

Oak Foundation

"If it was easy someone else would have done it – Unknown

Chris Gee

Oak Foundation

Chuck Fox

Oceans 5

"Nonconformity is the highest evolutionary attainment of social animals." - Aldo Leopold

Chuck Fox

Oceans 5

Daniel Katz

Overbrook Foundation

"I arise in the mornings torn between a desire to save the world and a desire to savor the world. That makes it hard to plan the day."
- E.B. White

Daniel Katz

Overbrook Foundation

Eric Brisson

Resonance Philanthropies

"Half of what I say is meaningless; but I say it so that the other half may reach you."
- Khalil Gibran

Eric Brisson

Resonance Philanthropies

Holger Schmid

MAVA Foundation

"What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." - Jane Goodall

Holger Schmid

MAVA Foundation

Jennifer Volgenau Wiley

The Volgenau Foundation

"Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth. – Henry David Thoreau

Jennifer Volgenau Wiley

The Volgenau Foundation

Jim Angell

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world."
- John Muir

Jim Angell

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

Karin Jestin

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead

Karin Jestin

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation

Leslie Hatfield

Grace Communications Foundation

"You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time. - Angela Davis

Leslie Hatfield

Grace Communications Foundation

Lisa Volgenau

The Volgenau Foundation

"It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility. – Rachel Carson

Lisa Volgenau

The Volgenau Foundation

Martijn Meijer

Adessium Foundation

"Everybody needs beauty...places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul alike." - John Muir

Martijn Meijer

Adessium Foundation

Dr. Robert A. Cook

The Zegar Family Foundation

"Environmentalism isn't a spectator sport. You actually have to stand up and demand that we be vigilant in protecting our air and water. - Lisa P. Jackson

Dr. Robert A. Cook

The Zegar Family Foundation

Rosie O'Connor

Point Break Foundation

"Nature never hurries. Atom by atom, little by little, she achieves her work. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rosie O'Connor

Point Break Foundation

Sandy Doyle

Tempest Advisors

"Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.
Ruth Bader-Ginsberg

Sandy Doyle

Tempest Advisors

Sara Lowell

Marisla Foundation

"Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference.
- Jane Goodall

Sara Lowell

Marisla Foundation

Steve Campbell

Oak Foundation

"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. - Rachel Carson

Steve Campbell

Oak Foundation

Team Members
Ame Trandem

Program Manager Europe and US, PSF

"We must undertake struggle in all parts of the world, wherever we may be, because we have no replacement planet, we only have this one, and we have to take action. - Berta Carceres

Ame Trandem

Program Manager Europe and US, PSF

Germain Ngaba

Senior Associate, RPA

"Now our struggle is for genuine equality, which means economic equality. For we know, that it isn’t enough to integrate lunch counters. What does it profit a man to be able to eat at an integrated lunch counter if he doesn’t have enough money to buy a hamburger?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Germain Ngaba

Senior Associate, RPA

Jennifer Holyer

Operations Manager, PSF

"There are moments when the heart is generous, and it knows our lives are woven together, one with another and the place and all living things.
- Wendell Berry

Jennifer Holyer

Operations Manager, PSF

Juli Farley

Executive Administrator, PSF

"Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. - Bertrand Russell

Juli Farley

Executive Administrator, PSF

Malti Gadgil

Program Manager Asia, PSF

"Indifference is the worst kind of disease that can affect people.
- Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

Malti Gadgil

Program Manager Asia, PSF

Meenakshi Abbi

Senior Advisor, Sponsored Projects, RPA

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Thoreau

Meenakshi Abbi

Senior Advisor, Sponsored Projects, RPA

Nicky Davies

Executive Director, PSF

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou

Nicky Davies

Executive Director, PSF

Projects

The Work We're Funding

17
Countries

engaged in a global wave of change

75
Organizations

supported financially to help rid the world of plastic

$23
Million

in grants from our fund’s partners and members