Understanding Climate Policy & Funding

Understanding Climate Policy & Funding

Actions and Detail Panel


Date and time


Online event

Join us for a deep dive webinar on how climate policy drives grant funding and investment in the climate space.

About this event

We are excited to partner with Climate Cabinet, an organization committed to helping local leaders run, win, and legislate on the climate crisis. Join OpenGrants CEO, Sedale Turbovsky, and Climate Cabinet Executive Director, Caroline Spears, for a discussion on climate policy and the role that private businesses and individuals can play in supporting progressive climate action.

This session is perfect for startups and individuals looking to understand how to take action around climate change. We will be discussing the role policy plays in driving grant funding for climate action and the important role people and private companies play in shaping policy decisions.

The conversation will cover -

  • How to productively engage in policy creation as a private business or person
  • The role local leaders play in climate action and policy creation
  • Understanding the public sector incentive structure
  • Resources for tracking and engaging in policy creation

Speaker Information

Sedale Turbovsky, CEO & Co-Founder, OpenGrants

Sedale Turbovsky is the CEO and co-founder of OpenGrants, a venture-backed startup focused on building modern infrastructure for funding. He has been an entrepreneur since childhood. After honing his leadership skills as an outdoor guide in his younger years, he started his professional career as an independent consultant focused on delivering data products and digital strategies to enterprise clients in South America.

He is experienced in independent grant writing and public/private partnerships at the highest level, having worked directly with Momentum.

Caroline Spears, Executive Director, Climate Cabinet

Caroline Spears is the Executive Director of Climate Cabinet, which helps candidates run, win and legislate on the climate crisis. Climate Cabinet has built the largest database of climate and political action in the country, and uses this to create climate wins at every level of government. Caroline has been recognized as a Grist 50 “Fixer,” on CNN, and as part of the New Media Ventures 2020 Cohort. Before Climate Cabinet Action she worked in the solar industry, and has a B.S. and M.S. in Atmosphere and Energy Engineering from Stanford University.

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