Tara Climate Foundation

Tara Climate Foundation is a regionally-led philanthropic foundation with a vision of a just and thriving society in Asia powered by renewable energy. Our mission is to support a diverse group of partners to accelerate Asia’s energy transformation. Tara covers East, Southeast and South Asia excluding India and China. This region has more than 1.4 billion people and is home to some of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world.

Tara has a team of advisors based in the region with strong local networks who are responsible for identifying, vetting and supporting grantees We work with civil society organisations, businesses, think tanks and donors to craft compelling strategies to rapidly accelerate clean energy. Tara does not accept unsolicited proposals. Tara was initially established as an initiative of the European Climate Foundation (ECF). In 2022 Tara become an independent foundation based out of Singapore with the full backing of the ECF and a dozen global philanthropic foundations.



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Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Pan Asia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam

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Access to Networks, Convenings, Other(s), Strategy Consulting

The team at Tara Climate Foundation

  • Jamie Choi

    Jamie Choi

    Managing Director at Tara Foundation (European Climate Foundation)

  • Suthida Chawla

    Suthida Chawla

    Program Associate at Tara Foundation (European Climate Foundation)

  • Suthida Chawla

    Suthida Chawla

    Regional Program Officer at Tara Climate Foundation

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