2016 Envirorment 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 $129,500)
BayKeeper, San Francisco, CA. $12,500 to support the San Francisco Baykeeper Project.
Columbia Land Conservancy, Chatham, NY. $10,000 to support the environmental education outreach programs.
Feather River Land Trust, Quincy, 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.
The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA. $5,000 to support monitoring and restoration of the reefs of Kaneohe Bay, HI.
Peninsula Open Space Trust, Palo Alto, CA. $10,000 to support the Farmland Futures Intiative.
San Mateo County Parks Foundation, San Mateo, CA. $5,000 to support thornmint restoration and stewardship activities at Edgewood Park.
Student Conservation Association, Oakland, CA. $2,000 to support mapping San Mateo County parks natural resources.
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 the Carpenter Valley acquisition.
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 Sierra Nevada National Forest work.