Jane L. Breyer leads the development, execution, and evaluation of fundraising and partnership strategies to advance the clean energy mission of U.S. Energy Foundation. She also collaborates with international philanthropic partners and helps to lead efforts that drive resources to the climate and clean energy advocacy field globally.
Jane has over 30 years of experience focused on connecting people, ideas, and resources. She came to U.S. Energy Foundation from HopeLab, where she served as Vice President for Partnerships and Impact (HopeLab is part of the Omidyar Group). Prior to joining HopeLab, Jane spent 13 years as an independent consultant to organizations such as Envision Schools, REDF, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Red Cloud Indian School, Environmental Defense Fund, Frameline, and the Chez Panisse Foundation, among others.
From 1992 to 2001, Jane served as the Director of Development for the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, where she oversaw all aspects of a large development operation. Prior to her work at the AIDS Foundation, Jane spent a decade in the arts, including leadership roles at the San Francisco Ballet and the Dance Theatre of Harlem in New York.