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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Energy Resources Conservation & Development, Environment

Mission: PennFuture works to create a just future where nature, communities and the economy thrive. We enforce environmental laws and advocate for the transformation of public policy, public opinion and the marketplace to restore and protect the environment and safeguard public health. PennFuture advances effective solutions for the problems of pollution, sprawl and global warming; mobilizes citizens; crafts compelling communications; and provides excellent legal services and policy analysis.

Target demographics: All Pennsylvanians who want a just future where nature, communities and the economy thrive.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 10,000

Geographic areas served: Pennsylvania

Programs: PennFuture's programs include the Green Power: Turn It On! Campaign, a statewide program to encourage the use of renewable energy products and to educate Pennsylvanians about their ability to choose electricity suppliers; outreach, which includes educating the public concerning environmental issues in Pennsylvania and initiating the PennFuture Partners Program; and litigation, in which PennFuture represents other environmental groups and private citizens in order to enforce environmental laws before local, state and federal courts. Information about PennFuture activities and programs can be found on our website at www.PennFuture.org.

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I have been working with PennFuture on Marcellus Shale drilling issues in Pa and in partnership with the E.L.Rose Conservancy of Susquehanna County. Their staff is extremely knowledgable and helpful, and training workshops I have attended are very informative. I really appreciate how hard they are working to try to strengthen legislation and protect our environment, health and quality of life from the hazards of this gas drilling frenzy. i support their work 100%.