2015 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 $146,500)

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.

Feather River Land TrustQuincy, CA.  $10,000 to support hiring a full-time transaction manager.

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

Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA.  $4,000 to support the Wilder Ranch Enchanted Loop trail re-route project.

The Nature ConservancySan Francisco, CA.  $10,000 to support restoring the reefs of Kaneohe Bay, HI.  

Peninsula Open Space TrustPalo Alto, CA.  $5,000 to support the Redwoods forests protection and stewardship activities.

San Mateo County Parks Foundation, San Mateo, CA.  $5,000 to support outfitting a stewardship tool trailer.

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford, CA.  $15,000 to help support the Codiga Resource Recovery Center.

Student Conservation AssociationOakland, CA.  $2,500 to support mapping San Mateo County parks natural resources.

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

Truckee Donner Land TrustTruckee, CA.  $10,000 to support the Carpenter Valley acquisition.

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

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

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