Evergreen Climate Innovations

Evergreen Climate Innovations, formerly Clean Energy Trust, provides catalytic capital and support to entrepreneurs and startups that bring impactful climate technologies to market.

The nonprofit pioneered its 501vc® Investment Fund to align philanthropic and corporate contributions to deliver environmental, economic, and social impact. Evergreen advances and expands access to innovation across the Greater Midwest and cultivates an ecosystem of investors, donors, and collaborators.

For over a decade, Evergreen Climate Innovations has invested in startups that have raised $41 for every $1 invested. Learn more about why we invest

Our small but mighty team calls the Midwest home and we're inspired by innovation and entrepreneurship.

Are you passionately dedicated to solving the climate emergency? Join our team of eternal optimists focused on climate action, or one of our portfolio companies at https://evergreeninno.org/careers 

If a career switch isn't right for you at the moment, consider volunteering your time by getting involved.