2013 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 and water quality monitoring that will benefit a broad range of conservation activities.  (Total grants $122,500)

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

Columbia Land Conservancy, Chatham, NY.  $10,000 to support the environmental education outreach programs.

Eagle Valley Land Trust, Avon, CO.  $2,500 to support the We Like Lake Creek campaign.

Feather River Land Trust, Quincy, CA.  $10,000 to support hiring a half-time conservation specialist.

League to Save Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA.  $5,000 to support the Community Education and Engagement Program.  

The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA.  $10,000 to support restoring the reefs of Kaneohe Bay, HI and a solar array system for the Independence Lake property in the Northern Sierra Nevada.  

Peninsula Open Space Trust, Palo Alto, CA.  $5,000 to support the Heart of the Redwoods Campaign.

Surfrider Foundation, San Clemente, CA.  $20,000 to support Surfrider Foundation’s national support of beach access campaigns across the chapter network.

Truckee Donner Land Trust, Truckee, CA.  $10,000 to support bridge repair on the Donner Lake Rim Trail.

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

The Wilderness Society, San Francisco, CA.  $20,000 to support the Southern Sierra Nevada National Forest work - road right-sizing, forest restoration, and land management plan revision.  

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