Solar energy is the world’s most abundant energy source – one hour of sunlight can power the planet for an entire year!

At The Solar Foundation, we believe that expanding solar energy use will lift up people’s lives — creating hundreds of thousands of jobs, building local economies, and helping more people access clean, affordable electricity that doesn’t harm the planet.

There’s never been a more important time to promote solar energy growth. At The Solar Foundation, we’re working very hard to make solar more accessible and widespread — and we can’t do it without you.

Donate $17 to The Solar Foundation today and support our work to create a bright solar future. Make no mistake, even your small donation will make a big difference. We have ambitious plans for the year and we will need significant resources, including from many individual contributors like you.

The Solar Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. We have no industry affiliation and we rely exclusively on donations, grants and sponsorships to support our work. Your donation to The Solar Foundation is tax-deductible.

Your $17 donation will support our mission and help us continue:

  • Conducting our annual National Solar Jobs Census, which found that more than 50,000 new solar jobs were created in 2016 alone.
  • Providing technical expertise to cities, counties, and small towns remove barriers to solar.
  • Giving educators the resources they need to install solar panels on schools.
  • Promoting a diverse solar workforce that includes strong representation from women, minorities, and veterans.

Solar energy has the power to benefit everyday Americans from all walks of life. With your small donation and thousands of others like you, we are building a grassroots movement in support of a bright future. Be part of the solution. Help us meet our 2017 goal of $50,000 with a donation of $17!

If you would like to send us a donation by check, please mail your contribution to:

The Solar Foundation

1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 750

Washington, DC 20006


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