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  $30,000 Seacology will work to protect 21,782 acres of mangroves, replant 9,600 acres of deforested area, and offer 15,000 people job training and microfinance opportunities in Sri Lanka. Advocacy, Capacity, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
EcoTrust $4,000 The Food Forums, presented by Ecotrust and Whole Foods Market, are designed to bring together leading thinkers to dig deeply into the mechanics of the regional food system, stirring up opportunities for closer relationships and shared initiatives. Agriculture, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution 2015 Pacific
Friends of the San Juans $25,000 To oppose drastic increases of fossil fuel export at terminals in Washington State and British Columbia. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Idealware Inc. $5,000 Idealware helps nonprofits understand the tools and practices that can help them meet their missions, and to make smart decisions about technology and software. Capacity, Communications 2015 Pacific
Russian Riverkeeper $20,000 Russian Riverkeeper works to improve water quality and the quantity and quality of riparian habitat in the 1,500 square mile Russian River watershed to conserve listed salmon, maintain other beneficial uses and preserve biodiversity in the watershed Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
UC Santa Cruz Foundation $30,000 The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is a seaside learning center in Santa Cruz, California, that brings the adventures and explorations of ocean science to life. More than 45,000 free-choice learners interact with highly trained volunteers in the exhibit hall each year––they leave empowered to take action in their lives that helps protect our coast and ocean. Communications, Fisheries, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Baykeeper $80,000 The only "on-the-water" monitoring and watchdog advocacy organization, working to improve the water quality and ecosystems of the San Francisco Bay-Delta watershed Accountability, Advocacy, Baywide, Communications, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Blue Frontier Campaign $15,000 Benchley Awards N/A 2015 Pacific
Mt Adams Institute $10,000 Cascade Mountain School (CMS), a project of Mt. Adams Institute, seeks to transform students' lives and prepare them to be environmental leaders by offering them academically rigorous, personally expansive, and dynamic experience with the natural world. N/A 2015 Pacific
Non-Profit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN) $5,000 NTEN acts as a convener and educational resource focused on the rapidly changing landscape of technology use for social impact. Capacity 2015 Pacific
NPower Inc. $5,000 NPower is dedicated to providing free technology services, skilled volunteer opportunities and innovative job training programs. Capacity 2015 Pacific
Reef Check Foundation $80,000 Reef Check's California program educates, trains, and engages ocean users, especially recreational divers, to collect valid scientific data on nearshore ecosystems, providing vital information to improve marine management decisions. The program also serves to build a constituency supportive of science-based management of coastal resources. Accountability, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
SkyTruth $30,000 Increase citizen engagement and build political pressure for stronger oversight of shale-gas drilling throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed by utilizing satellite and aerial imagery and digital map data. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Techsoup Global $5,000 TechSoup delivers donated technology products, educational / training content, and other resources to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations worldwide Capacity, Communications 2015 Pacific
United States Healthful Food Council Inc. $5,000 To promote local food hubs to REAL Certified foodservice establishments in the greater Washington DC and San Francisco areas. Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Pollution 2015 Pacific
Women's Audio Mission $5,000 Women's Audio Mission is dedicated to the advancement of women in music production and the recording arts. In a field where women are chronically under-represented (less than 5%), WAM seeks to "change the face of sound" by providing hands-on training, experience, career counseling and job placement to women and girls in media technology for music, radio, film, television and the internet. Communications 2015 Pacific
Environmental Defense Fund $100,000 A mitigation tool called habitat exchange that provides net benefits for working land owners, developers, public lands and land trusts. A habitat exchange is a means of offsetting impacts to listed species at a development site by ensuring ecosystem services are provided for these species at another site. These offsetting benefits must be aligned with comprehensive landscape conservation plans. Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2015 Pacific
Environmental Defense Fund $175,000 To transform fisheries management, especially blue crab and striped bass, in the Chesapeake Bay with the goal of achieving long-term ecological and economic sustainability. Accountability, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2015 Pacific
National Geographic Society $340,000 Pristine Seas, the National Geographic Society’s flagship ocean conservation project, is led by Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala and aims to protect the last wild places in the ocean. Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation $30,000 In an effort to understand changes in the use of different habitats by fishermen as a result of MPA implementation, models of fishing vessel distribution will be created based on the actual locations of boats and the underlying environmental conditions at those locations. This project will inform decision makers, enforcement officials, resource managers and other stakeholders regarding types, distribution and activities of vessels in Southern California coastal waters. Accountability, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will 2015 Pacific
As You Sow $20,000 Through company dialogues, shareholder resolutions, reports, investor and media outreach, they move the companies and their industries toward environmentally and socially responsible decisions and practices. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Ocean River Institute Inc $20,000 Provide flight support for ocean, coastal and watershed protection efforts on the California Coast. Communications, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2015 Pacific
Save the Bay $25,000 For reduction of trash in San Francisco Bay, especially from plastic bags and polystyrene. Accountability, Advocacy, Baywide, Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Ocean Foundation $10,000 To understand the acoustical impacts of deepwater offshore exploration and operations of the fossil fuel industry. Accountability, Pollution 2015 Pacific
Trust for Conservation Innovation $10,000 To develop market-based alternatives to ocean goods produced via destructive methods. Examples include developing sustainable methods for producing seaweed, shrimp and aquarium fish for consumer markets. Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2015 Pacific
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper $20,000 SBCK educates and lobbies decision-makers to strengthen and enforce existing laws or enact new ones to better protect our waterways, and we educate and engage the public in devising and implementing solutions to local water pollution problems. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Gulf Restoration Network $25,000 GRN is dedicated to empowering people to protect and restore the natural resources of the Gulf of Mexico region. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
California Coastkeeper $75,000 California Coastkeeper Alliance works to protect California's ocean coast and waterways through advocacy before the State Water Board to strengthen stormwater and trash programs, development of new strategies to address non-fishing threats to marine protected areas, and works to amplify business voices to raise the profile and urgency around clean water and ocean issues. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
The Nature Conservancy $35,000 For protection of Hawaii's native forests from the devastating damage caused by feral pigs and goats Land Use, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, Inc $25,000 Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation collects and disseminates environmental data to provide our partners with the scientific leverage they can use to drive more informed decision making worldwide Capacity, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
American Conservation Film Festival Inc. $35,000 To promote outstanding films that educate and inspire people to become engaged in conservation. Films address the intersection of people and the environment to stimulate new thinking and dialogue about conservation and the natural world. N/A 2015 Pacific
Irvine Natural Science Center Inc. $2,000 Irvine Nature Center’s mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations to explore, respect, and protect nature. N/A 2015 Pacific
Pacific Institute $10,000 Build upon and leverage the growing public and political interest in the Salton Sea, by engaging directly in new state and federal efforts, influencing decision-makers and the general public. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
South Yuba River Citizens League $10,000 The Wild and Scenic is a four-day Film Festival with more than eight venues in both Nevada City and Grass Valley. More than 4,500 people attend to watch 100+ films. The Festival also kicks off the nationwide Wild and Scenic On Tour Program, which travels to 130 cities and towns nationwide. N/A 2015 Pacific
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust $80,000 The Bay Area Water Stewardship Program seeks to revive the Tuolumne by promoting water conservation and then ensuring the water we save flows down the river to the ocean to benefit fish, wildlife, water quality and recreation. Accountability, Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Wild Salmon Center $5,000 The mission of Wild Salmon Center is to promote the conservation and sustainable use of wild salmon ecosystems across the Pacific Rim. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Ocean Conservancy Inc $100,000 To develop a robust and broadly shared conservation agenda and priorities for the US chairmanship of the Arctic Council Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper $2,000 Santa Barbara Channelkeeper has been on the front lines of the response to the devastating Refugio Oil Spill since the moment it happened on May 19, 2015. Channelkeeper brings a unique set of skills and resources to the Refugio Oil Spill response effort – scientific and policy expertise, relationships with key players, a strong volunteer force, a research boat and other useful equipment, and a 15-year track record of successful water monitoring and advocacy. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Keepers, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Trout Unlimited $40,000 The continued expansion and implementation phase of streamflow stewardship through cooperative instream flow projects, water law and policy reform, and market-based efforts in anchor salmon and steelhead watersheds along California’s coast. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Blue Frontier Campaign $15,000 The Sea Party Coalition raises the profile of critical ocean conservation issues. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Political Will, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
EarthJustice $30,000 Legal and advocacy work to challenge the growing number of plans to transport crude oil via rail on the West Coast Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Felidae Conservation Fund $25,000 To improve the state of global wild cat ecosystems through a fusion of research, education and online technologies to benefit humanity and drive meaningful change in the natural world Advocacy 2015 Pacific
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation $200,000 As a leading science education institution, the Aquarium plays a powerful role in supporting schools, providing out-of-school experiences, and engaging youth. To address growing needs, the new Ocean Education and Leadership Center is being planned. The Center will greatly increase the number of teachers and students that they serve, expand their impact and help teachers implement the new Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards effectively. The Center will be a rich educational environment, equipped with interactive technology and tools taking advantage of thier proven record of accomplishment and experience in providing the most effective setting for learning in today’s world. Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Oceana, Inc. $50,000 To establish and enact West Coast policies providing for ecosystem based management of forage species. Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will 2015 Pacific
Shell Museum and Educational Foundation Inc. $5,000 The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum tells the story of mollusks’ importance to people and the natural world. N/A 2015 Pacific
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Inc. $50,000 N/A 2015 Pacific
Rivanna Conservation Society $5,000 The Rivanna River Stewards address the issues of pollution in the Rivanna by providing a regular monitoring presence on the water with the objective of documenting water quality,river conditions, and problem areas throughout the watershed in order to improve stream health and recreational opportunities. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Baltimore Tree Trust Inc $10,000 The Baltimore Tree Trust (BTT), plants and stewards trees in low canopy neighborhoods, engaging the community in tree canopy restoration and proper tree maintenance, conducting public education about the importance of trees in Baltimore, and advocating for the resources for the city so it can meet its urban tree canopy goal of 40% coverage of land mass by 2037. Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Marine Applied Research & Exploration $60,000 MARE uses science-based marine conservation efforts to help protect and restore the ocean’s resources by deploying robotic technology and applying data analysis expertise. They collect deepwater geo-referenced video and oceanographic data, and then post-processes the information to directly inform ocean management. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Pacific Forest Trust Inc $10,000 Pacific Forest Trust is developing a new and innovative mechanism to finance the strategic protection and restoration of California’s source watersheds. Rather than relying on the use of traditional bond financing, they are developing a concession-based financing approach to leverage private and institutional capital. Accountability, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific