2019 Environmental 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 $125,500)
BayKeeper, San Francisco, CA. $15,000 to support the San Francisco Baykeeper Project.
Columbia Land Conservancy, Chatham, NY. $10,000 to support their agriculture programs.
Conservation Law Foundation, Boston, MA. $10,000 to support the New England Legal Food Hub.
Feather River Land Trust, Quincy, CA. $2,500 to support a conservation easement coordinator postion.
League to Save Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA. $5,000 to support Community Education and Engagement Programs.
The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA. $10,000 to support the NatureNet Science Fellows program.
New York Harbor Foundation, New York, NY. $5,000 to support their Billion Oyster Project.
Peninsula Open Space Trust, Palo Alto, CA. $15,000 to support the Farmland Futures Intiative.
Project AWARE, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. $5,000 to support the Dive Against Debris and Adopt a Dive Site programs.
Save the Bay, Oakland, CA. $5,000 to support restoration education programs.
Surfrider Foundation, San Clemente, CA. $23,000 to support the Plastic Pollution Initiative and the Maui Chapter's programs.
Truckee Donner Land Trust, Truckee, CA. $10,000 to support the Truckee Springs riverfront property project.
The Trust for Public Land, San Francisco, CA. $5,000 to support the Northern Sierra Conservation Program.
The Wilderness Society, San Francisco, CA. $5,000 to support spatial anlaysis of CA national forests roadless areas and their ability to provide habitat protection for species of conservation concern.