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Carpe Diem West $40,000 Carpe Diem West leads a network of diverse western water leaders. They catalyze innovative, equitable and sustainable responses to water crises as the climate changes in the American West. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment $10,000 The Community Alliance for Agroecology works alongside the most impacted communities of the San Joaquin Valley to address the environmental injustices perpetuated by the food and farming system and to create solutions that foster ecological balance, public health, and economic equality in the region. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Community Water Center $5,000 The Community Water Center (CWC) creates community-driven water solutions through organizing, education and advocacy in California. Strategies include grassroots organizing, policy advocacy, media, and support local impacted residents to become decision-makers themselves. CWC works directly with rural, low-income, primarily immigrant communities to address the root causes of the lack of access to safe and affordable drinking water. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Earth Echo International, Inc. $35,000 EarthEcho International is a global nonprofit founded on the belief that youth have the power to improve our planet. It was established by explorer and advocate Philippe Cousteau, Jr, in honor of his father Philippe Cousteau Sr., and grandfather legendary explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau. EarthEcho leverages adventure, storytelling, and STEM education to empower and inspire young people worldwide to act now for a sustainable future with a focus on ocean health, water quality, and biodiversity. EarthEcho reaches more than 2 million people in 146 countries, providing original content, immersive experiences and trusted resources free of charge for youth and the educators and community leaders who work with them. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Earth Island Institute $90,000 Story Circles narrative training is an innovative program started in 2015, first outlined in the book, “Houston, We Have A Narrative,” (University of Chicago Press, 2015) by scientist-turned-filmmaker Randy Olson. It is built around the premise that narrative structure is the central element for effective communication, BUT is also the most difficult challenge for communication, THEREFORE it needs extra effort. Finding the ideal narrative structure for any content is like solving a puzzle — it takes time and a sense for how narrative works. Story Circles helps develop that sense, called “Narrative Intuition.” Communications 2020 Pacific
Friends of the Upper Delaware River $5,000 FUDR works to advance Upper Delaware River watershed restoration and protection. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Fisheries, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Friends School of Baltimore $2,000 The Friends School of Baltimore's celebrated visual and performing arts program instills in students a love of creative expression through the full range of offerings – from drawing and painting, to traditional and digital photography, audio-visual production, stagecraft, dance, drama, and music, both choral and instrumental. N/A 2020 Pacific
Glynwood Center Inc. $5,000 The Glynwood Center ensures that the Hudson Valley is a region defined by food where farming thrives. The Center focuses on three initiatives: Training Farmers, Empowering Changemakers and Creating Coalitions. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution 2020 Pacific
Healthy Gulf $10,000 Healthy Gulf (formerly Gulf Restoration Network) advocates for Gulf-wide ecosystem restoration that restores natural resources and increases coastal community resilience to the impacts of climate change. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
International League of Conservation Photographers $10,000 iLCP supports Fellow Photographers and Filmmakers in self-directed conservation projects to increase awareness of critical environmental and cultural conservation issues by making ethical, powerful imagery available to organizations working towards clear, timely and critical conservation goals. Communications 2020 Pacific
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy $5,000 The Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA) is a legal and scientific voice for Minnesota's environment. They work in the courts, regulatory agencies, and at the legislature to protect Minnesota's environment and the health of its people. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Non-Profit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN) $5,000 NTEN envisions a more just and engaged world where all nonprofits use technology skillfully and confidently to meet community needs and fulfill their missions. We support organizations by convening the nonprofit community, offering professional credentials and training, and facilitating community skill and resource sharing. NTEN is where nonprofit professionals learn about and celebrate the ways technology helps them meet their missions. More than 50,000 community members access NTEN’s capacity-building programs and services, including educational courses, the Nonprofit Technology Conference, research and resources, as well as online and in-person community groups. Capacity 2020 Pacific
North Coast Opportunities Inc $5,000 NCO’s works with survivors from the eight major wildfires that have devastated Lake County. Their aim is to give them the support they need to return to homes of their own. NCO Case Managers work to accomplish this by helping survivors to assess their needs, their existing resources, resources that may be available to them, and their plans for the future. With this information in hand, Case Managers help survivors to develop customized plans that identify and address financial gaps and other barriers that are keeping survivors from returning to a home of their own. NCO’s intensive case management also helps survivors to resolve other life issues (e.g., emotional trauma, employment issues, financial constraints) as they work to create their new normal. N/A 2020 Pacific
Pacific Institute $10,000 The Pacific Institute’s Salton Sea Revitalization Project reflects changing conditions on the ground, including the slow progression of state and federal Salton Sea activities, increasing academic interest in the lake, and growing understanding among Colorado River basin stakeholders of the importance of addressing Salton Sea challenges as a condition of correcting hydrologic imbalances in the basin. Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Pesticide Action Network North America Regional Center $5,000 El Quinto Sol de América utilizes art, culture and education to help create more just and equitable communities, including achieving a higher quality of life for farmworker communities in California's Central Valley. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Pomeroy Recreation and Rehabilitation Center $2,000 The Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center provides recreational, vocational and educational opportunities for people with disabilities through programs and services that encourage self-expression, promote personal achievement, and lead to greater independence. N/A 2020 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund $800,000 The Sustaining California’s Ocean (SCO) program focuses on promoting effective long-term management of California’s marine protected area (MPA) network by ensuring that government and nonprofit organizations have the capacity and funding necessary to support MPA monitoring, compliance, and education and outreach. SCO also seeks to promote improved ocean governance and increased public funding for the MPA network specifically and for ocean management generally. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Shasta Regional Community Foundation $3,000 The Community Disaster Relief Fund was established to receive donations supporting mid and long-term recovery for those in the Northern California impacted by the July 2018 Carr Fire. As Shasta County’s only long-term recovery fund, the Community Foundation and its partners are committed to play the important transitional role required for mid and long-term recovery. Funds support nonprofit organizations and public entities that have a defined role in the mid to long-term recovery efforts by providing critical services including emergency food distribution, shelter and long-term housing, emotional and spiritual care, economic and rental assistance, education, healthcare, and more to victims of the disaster. N/A 2020 Pacific
Shell Museum and Educational Foundation Inc. $5,000 The Shell Museum is a natural history museum that increases knowledge of, and appreciation for, mollusks and their shells using our collection, programs, and expertise to inspire learning, support scientific research, and tell the story of mollusks' importance to people and the natural world. N/A 2020 Pacific
Sierra Health Foundation: Center for Health Program Management $10,000 Cultiva La Salud's mission is to engage, inform and inspire residents who are low-income and live in disadvantaged places in the Central Valley to become actively involved in promoting their health, the health of their families and their community through the adoption of healthy lifestyles and through advocacy for policy, systems and environmental improvements that promote healthy eating and active living. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement 2020 Pacific
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Inc. $50,000 The Sinai Hospital of Baltimore works to improve human health with advanced medical care, innovative research and caring for the whole person. Sinai serves the people of greater Baltimore as well as national and international patients. Its renowned Centers of Excellence provide specialized, advanced care by teams of experts. Additionally, Sinai’s BioIncubator gives emerging biotech and health sciences companies lab space and access to leading physicians. As a nonprofit teaching hospital, Sinai provides training for more than 140 residents and 400 medical students yearly. With 483 beds, Sinai is the largest community hospital in Maryland. N/A 2020 Pacific
South Yuba River Citizens League $10,000 The Wild & Scenic Film Festival aims to present the very best and most compelling environmental documentaries and aim to inspire audiences—both at the five-day flagship fest and at more than 250 annual events across the nation--encouraging people to enact solutions for issues in their own communities. Communications 2020 Pacific
Sylvia Earle Alliance $25,000 Mission Blue is an initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance to ignite public support for a global network of Marine Protected Areas (MPA's). Efforts focus on Hope Spots -- special marine environments worldwide -- that are vital to the health and restoration of the ocean, its myriad inhabitants and interface with land. The goal is to safeguard 30% of the ocean by 2030. Civic Engagement, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will 2020 Pacific
Tech Impact $10,000 Tech Impact has empowered thousands of nonprofit staff with technology through direct services, training, resources, and events. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Ten Strands $10,000 Ten Strands works alongside community partners, like-minded funders, and government agencies to create opportunities to advance the environmental literacy of the 6.2 million K–12 students in the public school system across California. N/A 2020 Pacific
The Coral Reef Alliance $25,000 CORAL’s Clean Water for Reefs initiative on Maui and Hawai’i Island is designed to reduce threats to water quality from stormwater and sewage pollution. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
The Nature Conservancy $75,000 The Oceans Program focuses on enhancing policy at the national, regional and global levels to strengthen overall governance and transparency in the management and protection of the ocean, including ending illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and securing a sustainable exploitation of the high seas. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Women's Audio Mission $5,000 WAM is changing the face of sound by providing hands-on training, work experience, career counseling, and job placement to over 2,000 women and girls every year in creative technology for music, radio, film, television, and the internet. N/A 2020 Pacific
Smith River Alliance, Inc. $50,000 Support for watershed improvement efforts in the Smith River. Agriculture, Land Use, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
The Water Foundation $100,000 Support for statewide safe drinking water policy and funding priorities and education and outreach regarding stormwater funding and projects in Los Angeles County. Accountability, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Sanctuary Forest $20,000 Support for capacity to further the Building a Resilient Watershed Initiative and other related funding and programmatic efforts. Agriculture, Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Center for Independent Documentary, Inc. $100,000 A feature-length documentary highlights how a passionate music educator has established a culture at this pre-through-8th-grade school, through attention to the Orff method of musical education and traditions filled with rhythm and dance. This film will illuminate the belief that music education is essential to encourage many of the traits and abilities that humans need in today’s world: how we listen, how we create and collaborate, and how we venture into the unknown with confidence. N/A 2019 Pacific
Center for Independent Documentary, Inc. $100,000 A feature-length documentary highlights how a passionate music educator has established a culture at this pre-through-8th-grade school, through attention to the Orff method of musical education and traditions filled with rhythm and dance. This film will illuminate the belief that music education is essential to encourage many of the traits and abilities that humans need in today’s world: how we listen, how we create and collaborate, and how we venture into the unknown with confidence. N/A 2020 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund $800,000 The Land-Sea Connection (LSC) program advances the long-term health and resilience of California watersheds. Through LSC, RLF will promote more effective policies and programs, support high-value on-the-ground conservation efforts, and advance investments of public funds in effective and more equitable ways. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
San Francisco Ocean Film Festival $30,000 Launched in 2011, the San Francisco Green Film Festival is the West Coast's leading event for films & discussions about people and the planet. SFGFF is dedicated to screening compelling environmental films; connecting audiences to filmmakers and experts; and sparking green ideas & actions. Our signature program is the annual Green Film Fest, and we also screen films and support filmmakers throughout the year. Communications 2020 Pacific
SkyTruth $25,890 Challenge Grant Capacity 2020 Pacific
Orange County Coastkeeper, Inc. $65,000 Support for general operations of Orange County Coastkeeper. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Keepers, Nutrients, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
California Association of Resource Conservation Districts $83,000 Support for California Association of Resources Conservation Districts to build and coordinate a network of RCDs to engage with agencies and landowners regarding cannabis cultivation. Capacity, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
The Regents of University of California, Berkeley $300,000 Support for research related to advancing compliance with cannabis regulations. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Outreach, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
California Climate and Agriculture Network $25,000 This grant will support the general operations of California Climate and Agriculture Network, a fiscally sponsored project of Earth Island Institute, Inc. Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use 2020 Pacific
Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County $10,000 The “Rebuilding our Community” (ROC) Center in Santa Rosa addresses economic insecurities of Sonoma County fire and flood survivors through case management and financial assistance. Advocacy, Capacity 2020 Pacific
American Conservation Film Festival Inc. $10,000 The American Conservation Film Festival is an annual event held in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, a vibrant arts community 70 miles west of the nation’s capital. The ACFF features films from a diverse group of conservation filmmakers around the world. Communications 2020 Pacific
Community Alliance With Family Farmers Foundation $4,125 Consulting support to operationalize CAFF’s priorities, values and program activities. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Earth Island Institute $10,000 Earth Island supports environmental action projects and builds the next generation of leaders in order to achieve solutions to environmental crises threatening the survival of life on Earth. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Earth Island Institute $10,000 California Institute for Community, Art, and Nature (California I CAN) is an oasis for the human spirit, a sanctuary for ancient wisdom, a greenhouse for nurturing fresh ideas, and a boot-camp for visionaries who want to translate ideas into action. Through intimate gatherings, large public conferences, exhibitions, books, articles, and digital media, they provide inspiration and support to those striving for a more socially equitable, naturally sustainable, and spiritually abundant world. Civic Engagement, Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Heyday $15,000 Heyday champions writing that expands readers’ understanding of their cultural and natural surroundings. They publish 15-20 books a year, as well as the magazine News from Native California, and facilitate thoughtful public discussions in a wide range of venues. Communications 2020 Pacific
California Coastkeeper $75,000 General support for California Coastkeeper Alliance. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Keepers, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Karuk Department of Natural Resources $40,000 Support for restoration, monitoring, and management of the western reaches of the Klamath River watershed. Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Point Blue Conservation Science $75,000 Support for engaging new groups and more diverse community partners in climate-smart restoration in the Sierra Nevada region and Santa Clara County. Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach 2020 Pacific
Elsie Allen High School Foundation $1,000 For the scholarship endowment of the Elsie Allen High School in Santa Rosa school, which serves 80% low-income, mostly LatinX students. N/A 2020 Pacific
Maryland Department of the Environment $2,832 To install security fencing at an air quality monitoring site. Accountability, Non-traditional Allies, Pollution 2020 Pacific
Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust $8,000 The Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust increases community access to healthy, local, sustainably-caught seafood while preserving an integral part of the economy, heritage, and biodiversity of Monterey Bay. They partner with the fishing industry, municipal leaders, and conservation organizations to achieve a balance between a healthy ocean ecosystem and a healthy seafood economy. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach 2020 Pacific
Orange County Coastkeeper, Inc. $174 To cover the non-refundable expenses associated with the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, which was cancelled. Remaining balance of funds approved for staff to attend a conference will be held for a future event. Capacity 2020 Pacific
826 Valencia $10,000 826 Valencia serves over 9,000 students annually at three Writing Centers (in the Mission, Tenderloin, and Mission Bay) and offering in-school programming at SFUSD public schools across San Francisco. N/A 2020 Pacific
Friends of the San Juans $25,000 Friends of the San Juans works locally in San Juan County and throughout the Salish Sea trans-boundary region in Washington State and British Columbia using innovative public-private partnerships, applied science, legal advocacy, and community-based initiatives to protect the land, water, and sea for those of us here today and for future generations. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
North Carolina Coastal Federation Inc. $65,000 To protect and restore coastal habitat and water quality in North Carolina, by restoring oysters, developing and implementing the shellfish plan, restoring wetlands and water quality, and promoting living shorelines. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
SkyTruth $10,000 Skytruth engages citizens in analyzing aerial and satellite imagery for environmental changes related to fracking, mountaintop removal coal mining, offshore oil and gas production and other environmental issues. They also provide data and technical support to researchers investigating the public and ecological health impacts of fracking, mountaintop removal coal mining, offshore oil and gas production, over-fishing and other environmental issues, enabling research that impacts public awareness, public policy, and corporate performance. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
UC Santa Cruz Foundation $30,000 The Seymour Center is part of Long Marine Laboratory, a research facility of UC Santa Cruz. Long Marine Lab is dedicated to advancing understanding of the world’s oceans. As the public face of that institution, the Seymour Center’s purpose is to educate people about the role science plays in understanding and conserving the world’s oceans. Civic Engagement, Outreach 2020 Pacific
Non-Profit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN) $8,780 To create a plugin that links Word Press websites to Salesforce using open source coding, so that people visiting nonprofit's websites have a more seamless single sign-on experience and data is uploaded directly into Salesforce. Capacity 2020 Pacific
California Association of Resource Conservation Districts $8,000 To move from Excel sheets and Google docs to a grants management system. Capacity 2020 Pacific
The Sierra Fund $8,000 For a website redesign and search engine optimization Strategy. Capacity 2020 Pacific
California FarmLink $6,500 To connect their Salesforce CRM, Land Portal, and DownHome Loan Management software, using a tool called Outcome Tracker. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Ten Strands $5,000 To help the development team transition from multiple systems to Salesforce. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Baltimore Green Space A Land Trust for Community Managed Open Space $5,000 To transition their website from WordPress to SquareSpace, and to update content. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Ocean Discovery Institute $5,000 To add the volunteer management module to their Blackbaud/Raisers Edge donor database. Capacity 2020 Pacific
South Yuba River Citizens League $5,000 For nine new laptops. Capacity 2020 Pacific
The Sierra Fund $4,724 To replace aging, non-functioning mobile workstations for use in the field. Capacity 2020 Pacific
California Coastkeeper $2,540 To implement Thomson Reuters, Westlaw Edge, a legal case law database. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Pacific Institute $1,800 A new online donation processing system (Causeview) that integrates with their Salesforce donor management system. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Sacramento Valley Conservancy $100,000 Support for coordination of river and floodplain restoration efforts in the lower Cosumnes watershed. Capacity, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Outreach, Stormwater 2020 Pacific
Canal Alliance $12,500 The Canal is a neighborhood in affluent Marin County where the vast majority of low-income Latino families live. Canal Alliance is a comprehensive agency that supports these families with a wide range of services ranging from family services, immigration legal services, English as a Second Language courses, university prep and much more. When Canal Alliance surveyed more than 250 program participants, 73% had experienced some loss of work and income, and 51% had at least one adult in the household that had been laid off. This community has been hit very hard by work shutdowns, and in response, Canal Alliance has established a Client Support Fund to put money directly in the hands of families to help them cover urgent expenses for food, medicine, rent, and utilities. N/A 2020 Pacific
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation $250,000 For General Support, as the Aquarium remains temporarily closed to the public, whil dedicated animal care staff are still taking care of more than 80,000 animals and plants. N/A 2020 Pacific
National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc. $350,000 For General Support while the Aquarium remains temporarily closed, while a core team is still hard at work providing the same level of care and welfare to our 20,000 animal residents and rehabilitation patients. N/A 2020 Pacific
North Bay Children's Center $12,500 The Marin County Emergency Pop-Up Childcare Program supports all essential workers working or living in Marin County while classroom instruction has been suspended in our community. The program is open to public safety first responders, active disaster service workers, and all essential workers. The North Bay Children’s Center (NBCC) is providing “pop-up” childcare for 36 infants and toddlers and 24 preschoolers. They are staffing these programs with back to back double shifts from 7am to 7pm and providing breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a fee of $1,554 per month for parents, and this grant is to provide subsidies for those that cannot afford it. N/A 2020 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund $80,000 The Land-Sea Connection (LSC) program advances the long-term health and resilience of California watersheds. Through LSC, RLF will promote more effective policies and programs, support high-value on-the-ground conservation efforts, and advance investments of public funds in effective and more equitable ways. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Comprehensive Plans, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
San Francisco Zoological Society $75,000 General Support while the Zoo is temporarily closed. N/A 2020 Pacific
American Heart Association $5,000 Baltimore Heart Ball N/A 2020 Pacific
CaringBridge $1,000 CaringBridge build bridges of care and communication providing love and support on a health journey. N/A 2020 Pacific
Coastal Hospice Inc. $1,000 Founded in 1980, Coastal Hospice is a private non-profit community program that provides traditional hospice services, palliative care and bereavement support to residents in Wicomico, Worcester, Dorchester, and Somerset Counties on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore. Together, more than 170 employees and more than 250 volunteers deliver care and support the work and mission of Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care. N/A 2020 Pacific
Greater Ruxton Area Foundation Inc. $200 The Greater Ruxton Area Foundation is dedicated to encouraging practices and policies that further enhance, restore and preserve the unique qualities and character of the Ruxton, MD community. N/A 2020 Pacific
Irvine Natural Science Center Inc. $2,000 Irvine provides more than 800 environmental education program sessions annually to over 90,000 children and adults. N/A 2020 Pacific
Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company $100 Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company is a 100% volunteer organization that has been serving North-Central Baltimore County since 1909. N/A 2020 Pacific
Maryland Food Bank $5,000 For General Support. The Maryland Food Bank supplies more than 1,200 distribution sites across the state with much-need food for their local communities. N/A 2020 Pacific
River Partners $25,000 Support for Otay River Watershed Restoration. Capacity, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Heal the Bay $30,000 Support for enhancing ecological standards to advance watershed improvement projects in Los Angeles County. Advocacy, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Stormwater 2020 Pacific
Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County $60,000 Support for watershed coordination within Santa Cruz County and scoping around potential future cannabis program. Capacity, Land Use, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
East Bay Asian Youth Center $12,500 The East Bay Asian Youth Center (EBAYC) supports under-served youth to be safe, smart and socially responsible by providing trusted mentors, educational programs and grassroots policy work, so that youth may realize their aspirations and personal paths to success. EBAYC is pulling resources and leveraging community partnership to address the needs of a vulnerable community (over 80% are low-income) who have been severely impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. N/A 2020 Pacific
FISH of Sanibel-Captiva Inc. $10,000 F.I.S.H is a human services organization that lends a helping hand to those who live, work or visit Sanibel and Captiva Islands. They provide an array of Food Programs, Island Based Workshops, Social Services and Helping Hands. They have ramped up efforts significantly during Covid-19. N/A 2020 Pacific
Hippodrome Foundation Inc $2,500 Through free outreach and education programs, the Hippodrome Foundation works to introduce Maryland students and community members to the arts and all of the assets of the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center. By exposing young people to new possibilities, we are raising the curtain on opportunity. N/A 2020 Pacific
House of Ruth Maryland, Inc. $12,500 The House of Ruth Maryland leads the fight to end violence against women and their children by confronting the attitudes, behaviors and systems that perpetuate it, and by providing victims with the services necessary to rebuild their lives safely and free of fear. N/A 2020 Pacific
Maryland Food Bank $12,500 The Food Bank has seen a 100% demand increase, and their statewide network of community partners is distributing 23% more food despite fewer distribution points being operational. Since they started preparing Grab & Go meals the week of March 16, they’ve distributed roughly 55,404 meals to kids in central Maryland. N/A 2020 Pacific
Multiplier $20,000 Catch Together is building a national network of community permit banks, sharing best practices and lessons learned to equip fishing communities and leaders with strategies, skills, assets, and programs. Fisheries 2020 Pacific
Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay $12,500 This low-income neighborhood is home to most Vietnamese residents and businesses. VACCEB provides a variety of support services, including access to nutritional meals, senior programs, housing assistance, immigration legal and education services, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, and employment development. The center serves not only Vietnamese but also Chinese, Russian, Latino, Afghan, and Eritrean immigrants. The center had to reposition most of its program to better support its client during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place. Instead of senior congregate meals, they now need to deliver food. The employment program is currently also assisting former clients to complete unemployment applications. They are planning to provide cash relief, max $300/family, to members who are unable to pay bills and buy food. N/A 2020 Pacific
Washington College $400,000 Final installment of a pledge for the construction of the Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall. N/A 2020 Pacific
Chesapeake Bay Foundation $500,000 To improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Baywide, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation Inc $90,000 To expand the Research Fleet to 24 fishing vessels to increase the collection of biological data from data poor areas in support of upcoming stock assessments and management plans for American lobster and Jonah crab. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Conservation Lands Foundation $10,000 Support 70+ grassroots partners of the Friends Grassroots Network that aim to achieve the lasting protection of our National Conservation Lands and other public lands Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Outreach 2020 Pacific
Technology Association of Grantmakers Inc. $1,000 The Technology Association of Grantmakers (TAG) is a non-profit membership organization that promotes the power of technology to advance the goals of the philanthropic sector. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Russian Riverkeeper $75,000 Support for general operation of Russian Riverkeeper. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Keepers, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Baltimore Community ToolBank $912 For staff training on remote work tools Capacity 2020 Pacific