Our Impact

Our Impact

Community is the cornerstone of everything we do. It's how we find and share stories. It's what guides us toward meaningful, high-impact partnerships. It's what keeps us hopeful that humanity can and will work together to protect our planet. Below you can read more about this work, and we hope it inspires you to take part in every way you can.


2019 Redford Center Grants Impact Report

Modern environmental movements are embracing storytelling as a critical element for mobilizing constituents, building political power and achieving progress. Through Redford Center Grants, filmmakers learn The Redford Center’s distinctive, solutions-forward story approach, and we connect movements with creative partners and stories that can catalyze environmental action. Read more.


2019 Happening Film Impact Report

In October 2017, Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution premiered at San Francisco’s Dolby Theater. Two months later, HBO released the film in households across the U.S. and eventually 33 more countries. The film’s release marked the launch of a long-term campaign to educate and engage the public in creating demand for clean energy technologies as some of the world’s most promising and economically beneficial solutions for a low-carbon future. Read more.


2018 Year in Review

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It’s no secret that we face unprecedented environmental challenges. Despite record levels of awareness and growing public outcry, American officials have struggled to find a path forward. Given all this, people often ask how we at The Redford Center remain so optimistic. The answer is simple… Read more.


2018 Raise the River Vision Brochure

The Colorado River Delta is a global environmental resource and internationally recognized river delta and wetland. In addition to sustaining a rich diversity of wildlife, it has been home to indigenous peoples whose livelihood and culture depend on a healthy ecosystem. Although today the river runs dry before reaching its natural end in the Gulf of California, there is hope. Raise the River is partnering with the Mexican and United States governments, universities, and local communities to protect and restore habitat and revive this vital resource. Read more.