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SunForAll Program Funds Over $4 Million of Solar Projects for San Diego Area Nonprofits

October 23, 2020

Now in its second round, the ​SunForAll Solar Fund​ has awarded funding to five additional nonprofit organizations for a combined $4,132,640 of solar projects in San Diego! How we help nonprofits SunForAll is a unique solar financing program for nonprofits created… Read More »SunForAll Program Funds Over $4 Million of Solar Projects for San Diego Area Nonprofits

Hacking for Climate

July 15, 2020

And now for something a little different in climate funding… BQuest is supporting a series of climate hackathons culminating in a data competition later this year with CDP, the global environmental disclosure non-profit. BQuest’s resident nerd, Andy, has a long and storied participation… Read More »Hacking for Climate

SunForAll, Open for Business

June 25, 2020

We’re very happy to announce that SunForAll, our solar financing program for nonprofits in partnership with Collective Sun, is officially open and accepting applications! Because of their tax status, nonprofits are not able to take advantage of tax breaks offered… Read More »SunForAll, Open for Business

They’ve got the chargers, now for the cars…

November 4, 2019

Electric Vehicle Fund Pilot ProgramBuilding on our partnership with The MAAC Project in San Diego, BQuest and MAAC are working on launching an Electric Vehicle (EV) fund pilot program to help interested low-income families and individuals purchase EVs and be able to… Read More »They’ve got the chargers, now for the cars…

Building electrification, coming soon to a city near you!

November 4, 2019

There are more than 70 million homes and businesses across the U.S. that burn fossil fuels for heating, hot water, and cooking.In many  cities, fossil fuel use in buildings can account for anywhere between 15% and 40% of total citywide GHG… Read More »Building electrification, coming soon to a city near you!

Juvenile justice is really about the kids

November 4, 2019

Overwhelming evidence shows that involvement in the juvenile justice system in and of itself produces negative outcomes for young peopleThe Children’s Initiative is changing the way San Diego’s children and youth grow and develop by sharing best practices with elected officials,… Read More »Juvenile justice is really about the kids

Thinking differently in order to bring clean water to the entire world… #nbd

November 4, 2019

Charity:water, a BQuest grantee organization focused on bringing clean water to developing countries, is on track to have their biggest fundraising year ever- around $80 million- partly thanks to implementing a subscription-based donation option several years ago that has grown to include 40,000… Read More »Thinking differently in order to bring clean water to the entire world… #nbd

Helping more SDSU student startups gain real experience

October 10, 2019

ZIP Launchpad, an incubator and entrepreneurial community at SDSU, just wrapped their first-year grant with BQuest.  The goal of The Aztec Cooperative Fund grant was to help a wider population of students access the benefits of being part of a… Read More »Helping more SDSU student startups gain real experience

The Center for Climate Integrity says carbon polluters (spoiler alert- it’s Exxon) should pay

October 10, 2019

New analysis, The Price Tag of Rising Seas, shows Americans the cost for seawalls in the next twenty years: over $4 BillionThe Center for Climate Integrity (CCI), a BQuest grantee, released a first of its kind analysis on the costs US… Read More »The Center for Climate Integrity says carbon polluters (spoiler alert- it’s Exxon) should pay

Impact investing to help Habitat for Humanity build affordable houses for families faster

October 10, 2019

Mission Driven Finance’s Homebuilding Investment Fund is accepting new investors to their affordable housing impact investment.  The Fund is a partnership with Habitat for Humanity to accelerate their family homebuilding efforts by allowing them to acquire and build home sites at… Read More »Impact investing to help Habitat for Humanity build affordable houses for families faster