Iron & Earth

Background of the organization 

Iron & Earth is a non-profit organization, empowering workers transitioning from the fossil fuel industry. The organization creates pathways to opportunities in the net-zero economy for fossil fuel workers, Indigenous Peoples and their communities. Its programs lower barriers to building community-led climate solutions through engagement, training programs, infrastructure projects and a career portal.


Project description 

Funding will contribute to strengthen organizational capacity, including for trainings offered, recruiting workers in new communities, diversify training and upskilling programs and offer a career portal to support and track trainees in securing new employment. The project will also develop a government relations strategy to expand programs and retrain oil and gas workers. 


  • 2023-2027
  • $ 1,000,000
  • Funding Type: Focus Area Funding
  • Funding Stream: Climate

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Related Funding

Iron & Earth

The Foundation’s contribution will be used to hire new staff to create I&E Industries, a social enterprise that will generate revenues through the recruitment and placement of former oil and gas workers in clean energy companies.

$ 322,462

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