2005 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 $136K)

BayKeeper, San Francisco, CA.  $10,000 to support the San Francisco Baykeeper Project.

City Trees/Acterra, Redwood City, CA.  $1,000 to support their tree planting and maintenance programs.

Feather River Land Trust, Quincy, CA.  $5,000 to support staff salaries related to closing land protection deals.

The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA.  $20,000 to support the Northern Sierra Nevada Project Area.

Peninsula Open Space Trust, Menlo Park, CA.  $10,000 to support the Saving the Endangered Coast campaign.

Sierra Club Foundation, San Francisco, CA.  $5,000 to support production of the film On the Brink: Solutions to Global Warming.

Surfrider Foundation, San Clemente, CA.  $20,000 to support Surfrider Foundation’s national efforts to sustain chapter campaigns throughout their grassroots network.

Truckee Donner Land Trust, Truckee, CA.  $15,000 to support the pre-acquisition costs of potential properties in the Martis Valley.  

The Trust for Public Land, San Francisco, CA.  $20,000 to support the Sierra Nevada Program. 

The Wilderness Society, San Francisco, CA.  $25,000 to support the Wildland Fire Research and Application Program along the Colorado Front Range.  

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