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Nonprofit Environmental Grants

In 2017, our charitable investment in our communities totaled $16.8 million in grants, contributions, and sponsorships to help finance the efforts of nonprofit organizations. Of this total over $900,000 was awarded to environmental programs including programs with the following nonprofits:
  • World Wildlife Fund: Scaling up best management practices among sugar cane farmers in Sao Paolo State, Brazil (
  • Homeboy Industries: Solar panel training installation training and certification program, focusing on those that are formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated (
  • Grid Alternatives: An organization that brings together community partners, volunteers, and job trainees to implement solar power for low income families (
  • The Trust for Public Land: A national organization that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places (
  • Center for Sustainable Energy: An organization dedicated to creating change for a clean energy future (
  • California Academy of Sciences: A multifaceted scientific institution committed to leading-edge research, to educational outreach, and to finding new and innovative ways to engage and inspire the public (

For more information on the MUFG Union Bank Foundation grant process, click here.