2003 Environment Grants

Grants in this area are focused on protecting wilderness areas and supporting grass-roots organizations that are involved 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 $119K)

Feather River Land Trust, Quincy, CA.  $5,000 to support the hiring of a development director for the organization.

League to Save Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA.  $2,000 to support the organization's advocacy and monitoring activities to preserve Lake Tahoe.

The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA.  $15,000 to support the Northern Sierra Nevada Project Area. 

Surfrider Foundation, San Clemente, CA.  $25,000 to support the Rincon, Puerto Rico campaign in addition to national efforts to sustain other chapter campaigns.

Truckee Donner Land Trust, Truckee, CA.  $10,000 to support acquisition of the Upper Gregory Creek property.

Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation, Truckee, CA.  $2,000 to help establish a permanent endowment for the Nature Fund.

The Trust for Public Land, San Francisco, CA.  $25,000 to support the Sierra Nevada Program.

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

The Wilderness Society, San Francisco, CA.  $25,000 to support the Wildland Fire Research Initiative.

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