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Funders & Partners

Solar One’s work is made possible through the shared commitment of many foundation, corporate, and government supporters.
If you wish to make a grant to Solar One, please contact development@solar1.org.


Major Funders



Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery – NY Rising
Manhattan Borough President’s Office – Hon. Gale Brewer
NY Power Authority
NYC Council – Manhattan Delegation
NYC Council – Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito
NYC Council – Hon. Daniel Garodnick
NYC Council Greener NYC Initiative
NYC DOE – NYC Department of Education
NYC Economic Development Corporation


11th Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation
Andrew & Marietta Romay Foundation and/Peter Frey
Booth Ferris Foundation
Dr. Robert C. & Tina Sohn Foundation
FJC, A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds
Fund for Public Schools
Hudson River Foundation
LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust
Mertz Gilmore Foundation
National Grid Foundation
North Star Fund
Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Rosin Fund of the Scherman Foundation
The City Gardens Club of NYC
The JPB Foundation
The Kresge Foundation
The Overbrook Foundation
Trinity Church


AKRF, Inc.
Best Energy Power
Bright Power
Brooklyn Solar Works
Cameron Engineering & Associates, LLP
Colgate Palmolive Foundation
Con Edison
Constellation Energy
En-Power Group
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
HSBC Foundation
MUFG Union Bank Foundation
PKF O’Connor Davies LLP
Quixotic Systems
Solar Energy Systems
Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Dev. Corp
Steven Winter Associates
StuyTown Property Services
Terrapin Bright Green
Tesla/Solar City
Zum Schneider Corp.


Adrian Banner
Bargain Bazaari
Meghan Bean
Geoffrey & Barbara Berresford
A. Cary Brown
Bill Browning
Wendy Byrne
Oliver Colbert
Jane Crotty
Willard B. Taylor & Virginia Davies
James A. Fenniman
Brian Fielding
Stephen Foster
Patricia Grayson
Michael Greenberg
Nina and Adrian Jones
Richard Klein
Engeline Kok
Edmond Fitzgerald/Jennifer Lynch
Ronnie Mandler
Adam Mundy
Chris O’Hara
Jean O’Reilly
John J. O’Reilly
Barbara and Irwin Rappaport MD
Ellen Witzling Roff
Terry Hueneke & Michael Ross
Thor Thors
Lindsay Voye
Michael Zitolo


British International School of NY
Building Works/NYC District Council of Carpenters
Erie 1 Boces
Fortune Society
Green City Force
GRID Alternatives
Horace Mann School
Jewish Latin Center
LaGuardia Community College
Loving Day
New York Cares
New York Sun Works, Inc.
NRDC \ Donna de Costanzo
Poly Prep Country Day School
PS 21
STRIVE NY/East Harlem Employment Service
Stuyvesant Cove Park Assn.
Texas Exes – NY Chapter, Inc.
Volunteers of America

Major Partners

Solar One collaborates with dozens of partners, including community organizations, education institutions, workforce organizations, sustainability groups, city officials, community boards, artists, clean technology professionals, and many more.

2030 District NYC
Alliance for Climate Education
Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development
Bluestone Organization
Building Works
Brooklyn Borough President – Renewable Energy and Sustainability Taskforce
Brooklyn Community Board 6
Brooklyn Movement Center
Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn Workforce Innovations
Community League of the Heights
Co-op Power
Cooper Square Committee
Fifth Avenue Committee
The Fortune Society
Gilbane Bjarke Ingels Group
Good Old Lower East Side
Green City Force
Habitat for Humanity NYC
Housing Works
Joint Ownership Entity NYC
LaGuardia Community College
Local Initiatives Support Corporation NYC
Lott CDC
Math for America
Natural Resources Defense Council
Nazareth Housing
New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services

New York City Department of Education
Brooklyn North STEAM Collaborative
Office of Community Schools
Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Learning, English Language Learners
Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Learning, STEM
Office of Post Secondary Readiness
Office of Sustainability
New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development
New York City Economic Development Corp.
New York City Energy Efficiency Corp.
New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
New York City Mayor’s Office Center for Youth Employment
New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability
New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
New York Power Authority
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
New York Sunworks
Partnership for Afterschool Education
The POINT Community Development Corporation
Queens Public Library
StuyTown Property Services
Sustainable CUNY
Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
WEACT for Environmental Justice
WNET- New York Public Media