BEA’s greatest impact is in uplifting grassroots environmental justice organizations in 4 key areas:

  • Increasing visibility of grassroots organizations and their critical impact on environmental movements
  • Shifting philanthropic financial support to frontline communities and changing the current culture of philanthropy
  • Building community based (or grassroots) infrastructure and capacity to increase organizational sustainability
  • Convening all three sectors to build relationships and eliminate barriers to funding and support.