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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



Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery – NY Rising
Manhattan Borough President’s Office – Hon. Gale Brewer
NYC Council – Speaker Corey Johnson
NYC Council – Hon. Keith Powers
NYC Council Greener NYC Initiative
NYC Department of Education
NYC Economic Development Corporation
NYS Assemblyman – Hon. Harvey Epstein
NY Power Authority
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority


11th Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation
Citi Foundation
Dr. Robert C. & Tina Sohn Foundation
FJC – A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds
Green City Challenge
Honda USA Foundation
Lily Auchincloss Foundation
LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust
Marietta & Andrew Romay Foundation Inc., Evi Blaikie and Peter Frey
MUFG Union Bank Foundation
National Grid Foundation
New York Community Trust
NYC Green Relief and Recovery Fund
The Pinkerton Foundation
Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh
PSEG Foundation
Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation
The City Gardens Club of NYC
The JPB Foundation
Victoria Foundation
Viragh Family Foundation


Best Energy Power
Bright Power
Brooklyn Solar Canopy
Brooklyn Solar Works
Consolidated Edison
Constellation Energy
PKF O’Connor Davies LLP
Terrapin Bright Green


Kara Allen
Adrian Banner
Geoffrey and Barbara Berresford
Katherine L. Boden
Bill Browning
Wendy Byrne
Christopher Carolan
Joanne Hubbard Cossa
Jane Crotty
Willard B. Taylor & Virginia Davies
Donna DeCostanzo
Lorrie Dirkse
Brian Fielding
Joy Garland
Julie Gallanty
Roz Gibbons
Patricia and Stanley Grayson
Michael Greenberg
Sharon Griffith
Helen Hooke
Christie Jones
Ellen Witzling Roff
Terry Hueneke & Michael Ross
Elisha Schecter
Marylea O’Reilly Schmidt
Todd Sears
Martha Sickles
Eric Siegel
Esther Siskind
Stuyvesant Cove Stewards
Thor and Melissa Thors
Sara Queen
Irene Van Slyke
Carol and Mark Willis

A special thank you goes out to all who contributed
to our GoatFundMe in 2020


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