Skip Navigation Grantham Foundation

You are currently reading: About

The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment was established in 1997 by Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham.

Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham standing close together, smiling

Jeremy and Hannelore set the direction of the Foundation and Trust.

Jeremy is co-founder and Chairman of investment management firm GMO, LLC.

Jeremy was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2015, was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2016, and received with Hannelore the Carnegie Medal for Philanthropy in 2017, all for leadership in climate change activities.

The Grantham Environmental Trust

Grantham Environmental Trust logo

The Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham Environmental Trust is a public charity and 509(a)(3) supporting organization focused on reducing and reversing global environmental degradation. Its independent (majority) trustees are the CEOs of Rare, The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund US and Rocky Mountain Institute.

The Grantham Foundation

Grantham Foundation logo

The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment is a 501(c)(3) private foundation. Its five trustees are members of the Grantham family.

© The Grantham Foundation 2023