Claude R. Lambe Foundation

Page - March 29, 2010
$24,643,414 provided to climate denial front groups 2005-2011 [Total funds given to front groups 1997-2011: $27,411,493]

The Claude R. Lambe Foundation is the dominant financier of organizations taking a more visible, active role in day-to-day efforts to oppose clean energy and climate policy. The Foundation contributed $24.6 million to climate opposition groups from 2005-2011.

The Board of Directors is comprised entirely of Koch family members, senior Koch executives, and staff who serve Koch foundations:

  • Richard Fink - President
  • Logan Moore - Secretary
  • Vonda Holliman - Treasurer
  • Charles G. Koch - Director
  • Elizabeth B. Koch - Director
  • Elizabeth R. Koch - Director
  • Charles C. Koch - Director

Click here to view the Claude R. Lambe Foundation's IRS 990 filings.

Claude R. Lambe Foundation: Funds provided to climate denial front groups by year, 1997-2011
YearTotal funds provided to front groups
1997 $1,654,875
1998 $1,630,000
1999 $1,374,500
2000 $1,410,000
2001 $1,573,500
2002 $2,099,960
2003 $1,453,320
2004 $1,789,640
2005 $2,720,000
2006 $3,163,030
2007 $3,440,000
2008 $2,439,500
2009 $2,749,796
2010 $1,936,550
2011 $1,009,200
Total funds given out by the Claude R. Lambe Foundation from 2005-2011: $24,643,414 
Total funds given out by the Claude R. Lambe Foundation from 1997-2011: $27,411,493


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2009 Claude R. Lambe Foundation 990 IRS document