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.