EGA works with members and partners to promote effective environmental philanthropy by sharing knowledge, fostering debate, cultivating leadership, facilitating collaboration, and catalyzing action. 


The Environmental Grantmakers Association envisions a high-impact network of environmental funders working to achieve a sustainable world.


Recognizing the importance of diverse perspectives, the organization values ecological integrity, justice, environmental stewardship, inclusivity, transparency, accountability, respect and balancing pragmatism with idealism. EGA will strive to “walk the talk” with all of its resources and focus.

Ultimate Goal

The ultimate goal of the Environmental Grantmakers Association and its members is a world with healthy, equitable, and sustainable ecosystems, communities, and economies.