2002 Environment Grants

Grants in this area are focused on protecting wilderness areas and supporting grass-roots organizations interested in keeping our rivers, bays and coastal waters clean and safe.  The Foundation continues to support technical development in the area of landscape analysis that will benefit a broad range of wild land conservation activities.  (Total grants $170K)

The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA.  $20,000 to support ongoing conservation science and planning for the Northern Sierra Nevada.  This is the final year of a two-year, $40,000 commitment.

Peninsula Open Space Trust, Menlo Park, CA.  $10,000 to fund acquisition costs for the Rancho Corral de Tierra project.

Surfrider Foundation, San Clemente, CA.  $30,000 to support the national organization’s menu/tool box of environmental programs for the coming year within the context of local need-driven environmental grassroots campaigns

Truckee Donner Land Trust, Truckee, CA.  $10,000 to support acquisition costs for the Gray Creek Canyon project.

The Trust for Public Land, San Francisco, CA.  $30,000 to support a variety of activities associated with land acquisition plans and conservation financing initiatives in the Sierra Nevada, particularly the Western foothills.  This is the final year of a two-year, $60,000 commitment.  $10,000 to support the Mu’olea Point acquisition project on Maui, Hawaii.

WaterKeepers, San Francisco, CA.  $10,000 to support the Toxic Waters Restoration Program. 

The Wilderness Society, San Francisco, CA.  $50,000 to support fiscal 2002 operating expenses for the Center for Landscape Analysis in Seattle, WA.

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