The Lumpkin Family Foundation supports people working together to build healthy, sustainable communities in East Central Illinois and across the US.
The Nature-Based Climate Action Program supports projects that use natural systems to address climate change, the threats of extreme weather and habitat loss that contributes to the extinction of vital species. Natural systems solutions—which include the preservation or restoration of critical eco-systems such as forests, prairies and wetlands—have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase carbon sequestration.
We seek measurable environmental impact in the form of carbon drawdown and habitat restoration. We are interested in projects that can:
Examples of projects we would welcome from nonprofit organizations include (but are in no way limited to):