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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
Puget Soundkeeper Alliance $10,000 Puget Soundkeeper works to reduce pollution and improve water quality in the Puget Sound basin by improving clean water regulations, monitoring pollution problems, enforcing available laws, improving awareness of threats to the Sound, and involving the community in solutions. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Save Our Shores $5,000 Save Our Shores provides various ocean education programs in the central Coast region, with a focus on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. They also advocate for the ban on single-use plastic bags. Advocacy, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
The Shaka Movement $5,000 The citizens of Maui passed a moratorium requiring the agribusinesses using GMO farming practices to conduct environmental impact studies, which they have not complied with. To help advocate for full implementation, Shaka Movement, along with volunteer scientists and medical professionals, will conduct a Case Study of the residents of Hale Pi’ilani, a community of native and low income Hawaiians that abuts the Monsanto GE testing fields and where runoff spills into Maalaea Bay, a sanctuary for humpback whales. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Washington Environmental Council $25,000 Washington Environmental Council has teamed with advocacy groups in Oregon and Washington to form Stand Up To Oil, a campaign to stop the massive increase in the amount of crude oil moving throughout Washington and the Pacific Northwest region. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Washington Toxics Coalition $10,000 The Washington Toxics Coalition is taking action on two groups of toxic chemicals (PFCs and phthalates) through advocacy during the chemical action plan (CAP) process carried out by our state Department of Ecology. PFCs are used in non-stick, waterproof, and stain-resistant coatings on fabrics, carpets, and cookware; phthalates in flooring. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $2,500 90th Anniversary Celebration N/A 2015 Pacific
California Ocean Science Trust $200,000 California Ocean Science Trust brings together government, academics, and communities using science as a gathering point.Their initiatives span a broad range of ocean and coastal issues. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Otter Project, Inc. $10,000 The Otter Project protects our watersheds and coastal oceans for the benefit of California sea otters and humans through science-based policy and advocacy. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Rivanna Conservation Society $5,000 The River Stewards program, works to address the challenges presented by water pollution, accelerate the pace of nutrient and sediment reduction in the Chesapeake Bay, and build public involvement and support for the care and protection of the Rivanna River watershed. Advocacy, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
River Network $30,000 The River Rescue Fund provides River Network with the capacity to respond to unmet conservation needs of state and local partners. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
International League of Conservation Photographers $10,000 Founded by a group of the world's top natural history and cultural photographers, iLCP's mission is to further cultural and environmental conservation through the use of photography. Communications 2015 Pacific
Los Angeles Waterkeeper $20,000 The Advocacy Program focuses on healthy marine habitats, sustainable fisheries, improving water quality, and clean beaches in Los Angeles waterways. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
University of Southern California $70,000 To enable Randy Olson and his colleagues to develop projects such as the Shifting Baselines Ocean Media Project and www.benshi.com, and in his continuing efforts to encourage more engaging and broad communication of science and conservation issues. Communications 2015 Pacific
National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc. $50,000 The National Aquarium is home to more than 19,000 animals representing 800 species in award-winning, naturalistic habitats, attracting 1.3 million annual visitors from across the region, country and world. A trusted public platform for the promotion of environmental literacy and stewardship with universal appeal, we fulfill our mission to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures onsite and far beyond. N/A 2015 Pacific
Smithsonian Institution $25,000 To support a collaboration between the Smithsonian’s Ocean Portal website (http://ocean.si.edu) and filmmaker/author Randy Olson. The core idea motivating this proposal is to facilitate the communication of success stories in ocean conservation, drawing on the past success of the #OceanOptimism initiative. Communications 2015 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $30,000 Scaling up the Accelerating Restoration Program to a statewide level. Accelerating Restoration simplifies the otherwise complex and costly permitting process landowners face when implementing voluntary restoration projects in and around waterways. Accountability, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Seafood Harvesters of America Education Fund $50,000 Educate decision makers on the importance of American, wild-caught sustainable seafood and the positive economic impact our commercial fisheries has to the nation. Engage and build support from stakeholders including commercial fishermen, environmentalists, sport fishermen and retailers/restaurants on the importance of sustainable fisheries. Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will 2015 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $60,000 Sustainable Conservation seeks to demonstrate sustainable water management for coastal regions in California by developing performance measurements and incentives that will encourage adoption of water conservation technology. This project aims to reduce agricultural water use in the region by 30%, in addition to decreasing nitrate contamination of groundwater. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
The Shaka Movement $5,000 Matching Gift Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center $25,000 KS Wild's Rogue Riverkeeper Program works to improve Rogue River water quality and quantity, primarily through the enforcement of the Clean Water Act. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
North Carolina Coastal Federation Inc. $200,000 The North Carolina Coastal Federation engages coastal residents and visitors in the management and protection of the coast, connecting regulators, managers, researchers, and the public. Water quality and coastal habitats face increasing pollution and degradation from intensifying land uses that alter natural hydrology and degrade critical habitats. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Poor Peoples Radio Inc. $5,000 General Support Communications 2015 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund $500,000 Sustaining California’s Ocean (SCO) works to ensure that government and nonprofit organizations have the long-term capacity and funding to implement the MPA network through effective monitoring, compliance, and education and outreach. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Fisheries, Keepers, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Friends of the National Arboretum Inc. $25,000 General Support Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Wholesome Wave Foundation Charitable Ventures Inc. $50,000 The Chef Action Network (CAN) is a non-profit organization that connects America's preeminent chefs to tools and resources that will help them create significant and lasting change in their communities, the country and the world. CAN is focused on harnessing the power of these chefs in support of a strong, sustainable, just, healthy and delicious food system. Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2015 Pacific
Blue Frontier Campaign $10,000 A national leader in providing resources and opportunities to bring citizens who care about the health of our coasts and ocean into the decision making process. Advocacy, Communications, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Environmental Grantmakers Association $5,000 The 2016 Winter Briefing "Innovations on the Ground" explores cross-cutting innovation, highlighting collaborations and politics connected to the environment, creating a shared space that will allow funders to strategize, collaborate, and network, together working toward a sustainable future. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Orange County Coastkeeper, Inc. $20,000 To improve coastal and inland water quality in the Santa Ana River Watershed Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
The Coral Reef Alliance $50,000 CORAL is pursuing a series of initiatives in Hawai‘i designed to tackle local threats to reefs. Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Carpe Diem West $40,000 Carpe Diem West addresses the impacts of climate change on water in the American West by recruiting forward-thinking leaders from different sectors to serve on working groups and teams that generate ideas for improving the laws, policies, and practices that govern how the West's scarce water is managed and allocated. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
San Francisco Green Film Festival $30,000 The San Francisco Green Film Festival will present forward-thinking programs and discussions focused on positive solutions to today's environmental problems. The festival will include premieres of over 50 works from around the globe, as well as Q&A sessions, panel discussions, educational presentations, and special events. Communications 2016 Pacific
The Nature Conservancy $75,000 To ensure healthy and productive oceans by using science-based strategies Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2016 Pacific
University of Southern California $85,000 For efforts to encourage more engaging and broad communication of science and conservation issues. Communications, Fisheries 2016 Pacific
Friends of the Upper Delaware River $15,000 FUDR works to protect, preserve and enhance the ecosystem and cold-water fishery of the Upper Delaware River System. They are a community leader in water-release issues, restoration projects, and educating the public on unsafe drilling practices. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Georgetown University $5,000 To provide insight into the transmission mechanism of cetacean morbillivirus among common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and examine potential demographic and anthropogenic factors that may increase infection risk. N/A 2016 Pacific
Heyday $15,000 Heyday is an independent, nonprofit publisher and cultural institution whose mission is to deepen people's understanding of California culture, history, arts, and environment. Communications 2016 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 2016 Pacific
NPower Inc. $5,000 NPower is dedicated to providing free technology services, skilled volunteer opportunities and innovative job training programs. Capacity, Communications 2016 Pacific
Surfrider Foundation $35,000 To support work in Ventura, CA to restore ecosystems and support the removal of Matilija Dam. Advocacy, Land Use, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Pew Charitable Trusts $50,000 To expand and deepen a coalition of recreational fishermen, birders, conservationists, and others who support an ecosystem-based approach to managing menhaden. Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will 2016 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.  N/A 2016 Pacific
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $5,000 For Conference Scholarships Capacity 2016 Pacific
Resource Media $20,000 A leadership development initiative for coastal stewards on Washington’s Pacific Coast and passage of the Washington Coast Restoration Initiative (WCRI), a funding package of 25+ restoration projects. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 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, Communications 2016 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, Capacity, Communications, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Non-Profit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN) $5,500 For scholarships for our grantees to attend the 2016 The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in San Jose Advocacy, Capacity, Communications 2016 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, Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Chesapeake Bay Trust $2,500 Treasure the Chesapeake N/A 2016 Pacific
Wild Salmon Center $5,000 Promote the conservation and sustainable use of wild salmon ecosystems across the Pacific Rim. WSC identifies science-based solutions to sustain wild salmonids and the human communities and livelihoods that depend on them.  Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will 2016 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, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific