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Why Fund Us

TerraPraxis is recognized as one of the most effective organizations tackling climate changelearn why leaders in the Effective Altruism movement and beyond support TerraPraxis:

2022 Annual Review

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Read our 2022 Annual Review to learn how TerraPraxis is designing realistic strategies for decarbonization that can achieve the costs, scale, and speed required to enable a carbon-negative economy and put the world on a fast path to Net Zero by 2050. These realistic strategies enable us to build powerful coalitions around a just transition that will expand global access to energy, infrastructure, skills, and capital, and deliver healthy, prosperous lives for all.

GuideStar & Candid Certification

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In 2023 we earned our Gold Seal of Transparency with Guidestar's Candid program! We are excited to share the work our nonprofit does through our Guidestar Non-Profit Profile. Learn more on our profile about how you can support us and make a difference.

Founders Pledge Climate fund prospectus (2021)

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"TerraPraxis is a new organisation headed by Kirsty Gogan and Eric Ingersoll, a renowned advocate for (next-generation) nuclear power as a key piece of the climate solution puzzle. They focus on nuclear as a complement, rather than a competitor, to renewables with important applications beyond electricity, such as for industrial heat as well as hydrogen production. The organisation makes the case for a broad portfolio of solutions to the twin challenges of climate change and energy poverty. We support the scaling of this organisation through our Fund because we believe that TerraPraxis has an essential message and a good shot at becoming a well-known, impactful organisation in the climate space..."

TerraPraxis was featured by William MacAskill, Author and originator of the Effective Altruism movement, in his new book: 

what we owe the future (2022)

“We know we are winning against climate change if carbon emissions decline, and the more the better. Each of us can encourage clean-tech innovation through political advocacy or by funding or working for effective nonprofits like Clean Air Task Force or TerraPraxis.”

-William MacAskill, Author and originator of the Effective Altruism movement

Navigating the changing landscape of climate philanthropy (2021)

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"We believe that TerraPraxis continues to do incredibly important work around shaping a conversation for advanced nuclear to address critical decarbonisation challenges, such as the decarbonisation of hard-to-decarbonize sectors and the conundrum of how to deal with lots of very new coal plants that are unlikely to be prematurely retired.

As a very small organization and with a relatively small pro-nuclear funding landscape, TerraPraxis has not been able so far to scale to its full potential. For this reason, we not only invested in TerraPraxis’s programmatic work, but also in its organisational capacity..."

VOX: Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money

These are seven of the most high-impact, cost-effective, evidence-based organizations. You may not have heard of them. 
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“We believe that TerraPraxis continues to do incredibly important work around shaping a conversation for advanced nuclear to address critical decarbonization challenges, such as the decarbonization of hard-to-decarbonize sectors and the conundrum of how to deal with lots of very new coal plants that are unlikely to be prematurely retired,” write Johannes Ackva and Luisa Sandkühler in their report for Founders Pledge


You can contribute to our work by making a donation to our US-based 501(c)3. TerraPraxis Inc is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit with EIN 85-4125576. Your contribution is 100% tax-deductible in the United States. If you live outside of the US, we have friends in Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, and Germany (email us to learn more) who can help you make a tax-beneficial gift to TerraPraxis.