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Organic Farming Research Foundation $5,000 Support immediate information needs of organic farmers while moving the public and policymakers toward greater investment in organic farming systems. N/A 2009 Pacific
Reef Check Foundation $25,000 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 management decisions. The program also serves to build stewardship for coastal resources by directly involving the public in marine management. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2008 Pacific
Organic Farming Research Foundation $5,000 Support immediate information needs of organic farmers while moving the public and policymakers toward greater investment in organic farming systems. N/A 2010 Pacific
Reef Check Foundation $50,000 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 management decisions. The program also serves to build stewardship for coastal resources by directly involving the public in marine management. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2009 Pacific
Otter Project, Inc. $25,000 The Otter Project's Monterey Coastkeeper program works to protect the water, watersheds, and coastal oceans of the Monterey coast. Focusing on the impacts and mitigation of urban and agricultural runoff, Monterey Coastkeeper works to address water quality issues and promote ocean stewardship in the Monterey region. Keepers, Water Quality 2008 Pacific
Reef Check Foundation $50,000 Reef Check's California program engages, educates and trains ocean users (specifically recreational scuba divers) to collect high quality scientifically useful data on species and habitat of nearshore ecosystems, providing information to improve marine management decisions. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2010 Pacific
Otter Project, Inc. $25,000 Address water quality issues and promote ocean stewardship in the Monterey region, focusing on the impacts and mitigation of urban and agricultural runoff. Keepers, Water Quality 2009 Pacific
Reef Check Foundation $50,000 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. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2011 Pacific
Otter Project, Inc. $25,000 The Monterey Coastkeeper is engaged in a project to establish that irrigation districts are dischargers and must protect the public trust in accordance with the Clean Water Act. Keepers, Water Quality 2010 Pacific
Pacific Marine Conservation Council $30,000 Convene a meeting of select scientists and stakeholders that focuses on the creation of a framework to better manage and conserve Eastern Pacific marine fish stocks. Foster local stewardship of the marine resources on Orford Reef and its associated fisheries through work within the community of Port Orford, Oregon. Fisheries 2006 Pacific
Pacific Marine Conservation Council $30,000 For initiatives to implement ecosystem-based management practices at regional, state, and community scales, in order to foster sustainable fisheries and conserve biodiversity. Fisheries 2007 Pacific
PCL Foundation $20,000 The Coast and Ocean Regional Roundtable N/A 2009 Pacific
Pelican Media $5,000 Pelican Dreams is a feature-length documentary about California brown pelicans, starring a young bird who stopped traffic by landing on the Golden Gate Bridge, and ranging up and down the U.S. Pacific coast with the migration, from the Channel Islands to the Columbia River. N/A 2010 Pacific
Pew Charitable Trusts $40,000 The Our Ocean coalition advances ecosystem-based management of Oregon's marine environment, beginning with a foundation of scientifically defensible marine reserves and marine protected areas. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2011 Pacific
Philanthropy Network $50,000 Start up funding for a real time interactive web marketplace designed to connect donors and grant-seekers for non-profit fundraising and charitable giving. Provides web-based technology to assist smaller non-profits in expanding their outreach capabilities and introducing efficiency in the proposal submission process for greater effectiveness. N/A 2006 Pacific
River Network $30,000 Increase engagement of grassroots watershed protection groups throughout the Pacific Northwest, and for Clean Water Act education programs, such as the online Clean Water Act Course and companion book, The Clean Water Act: An Owner's Manual. Water Quality 2009 Pacific
River Network $30,000 The River Rescue Fund will provide River Network with the flexibility to deploy our limited staff resources in a timely way in response to strategic opportunities. Water Quality 2010 Pacific
Rural California Broadcasting Corp KRCB-TV Channel 22 $15,000 Natural Heroes TV Series, featuring independent films of varying lengths and genres, about individuals and organizations working to preserve and protect their local environment. N/A 2009 Pacific
Rural California Broadcasting Corp KRCB-TV Channel 22 $15,000 The Emmy-award winning Natural Heroes TV Series features independent films that share inspiring, extraordinary stories of everyday people making a positive difference for our world by working hands-on in their local environment. N/A 2011 Pacific
Russian Riverkeeper $20,000 Legally challenge a gravel mining permit in order to protect water quality and endangered wild salmon and steelhead in the Russian River Watershed. Keepers, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Sacramento River Watershed Program $25,000 For general operational support for the planning and execution of a fund-development program that will help diversify their funding base for long term sustainability. N/A 2007 Pacific
Sailors for the Sea Inc. $10,000 Around the Americas is a circumnavigation by sailboat of the North and South American continents to build awareness of ocean health issues so that citizens understand the precipitous changes that are occurring at the poles and along our coasts and what they can do to mitigate these changes. N/A 2009 Pacific
Sailors for the Sea Inc. $2,000 Around the Americas is a circumnavigation by sailboat of the North and South American continents to build awareness of ocean health issues so that citizens understand the precipitous changes that are occurring at the poles and along our coasts and what they can do to mitigate these changes. N/A 2010 Pacific
San Francisco Ocean Film Festival $3,000 For the 2006 film festival N/A 2005 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund Foundation $500,000 The resources Legacy Fund Foundation advocates for the creation of marine protected area (MPA) networks in California state waters through the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA). Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2008 Pacific
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper $12,000 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. Keepers, Water Quality 2009 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund Foundation $500,000 The resources Legacy Fund Foundation advocates for the creation of marine protected area (MPA) networks in California state waters through the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA). Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2009 Pacific
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper $12,000 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. Keepers, Water Quality 2010 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund Foundation $500,000 The resources Legacy Fund Foundation advocates for the creation of marine protected area (MPA) networks in California state waters through the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA). Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2010 Pacific
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper $12,000 SBCK educates and lobbies decision-makers to strengthen and enforce existing laws or enact new ones to better protect waterways, and we educate and engage the public in devising and implementing solutions to local water pollution problems. Keepers, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund Foundation $500,000 The resources Legacy Fund Foundation advocates for the creation of marine protected area (MPA) networks in California state waters through the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA). Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2011 Pacific
Santa Monica Baykeeper $20,000 The Advocacy Program focuses on healthy marine habitats, sustainable fisheries, improving water quality, and clean beaches in Los Angeles waterways. Keepers, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Water Quality 2011 Pacific
River Network $25,000 Increase capacity of community-based watershed groups by providing tools, resources and direct assistance on non-profit organization building and grassroots activism. Help communities understand conditions and trends in their watersheds so that protection, clean-up and restoration programs can be targeted. Water Quality 2006 Pacific
Save the Bay $30,000 Community-based strategies to build broader support and funding for Bay and Delta habitat restoration Water Quality 2005 Pacific
River Network $25,000 For general support to increase capacity and enhance the efforts of community-based watershed groups in California, Oregon, and Washington. River Network will consult with groups on local applications of the Clean Water Act, and provide web-based resources, training, and other resources to improve coordination between state agencies and volunteer monitoring groups. Water Quality 2007 Pacific
Save the Bay $30,000 Advance Bay habitat restoration through increased hands-on volunteer work, high-level support from prominent individuals for new restoration funding mechanisms, and continued environmental education in targeted schools. Water Quality 2006 Pacific
River Network $25,000 Increase engagement of grassroots watershed protection groups throughout the Pacific Northwest, and for Clean Water Act education programs, such as the online Clean Water Act Course and companion book, The Clean Water Act: An Owner's Manual. Water Quality 2008 Pacific
Save the Bay $20,000 For continued implementation of the recommendations from the 2007 Greening the Bay report to restore critical bay habitat. Water Quality 2007 Pacific
Save the Bay $20,000 To promote establishment of a special district Water Quality 2008 Pacific
Seaweb $75,000 A communications-based organization that uses social marketing techniques - public opinion research, media training, tailored messaging, and creative methods of information sharing - to advance its mission of ocean conservation. N/A 2008 Pacific
Save the Bay $50,000 Promote establishment of a special district Water Quality 2009 Pacific
Seaweb $50,000 A communications-based organization that uses social marketing techniques - public opinion research, media training, tailored messaging, and creative methods of information sharing - to advance its mission of ocean conservation. N/A 2009 Pacific
Save the Bay $40,000 For reduction of trash in San Francisco Bay, especially from plastic bags and polystyrene. Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2010 Pacific
Seaweb $60,000 A communications-based organization that uses social marketing techniques - public opinion research, media training, tailored messaging, and creative methods of information sharing - to advance its mission of ocean conservation. N/A 2010 Pacific
  $40,000 Restore the Mill Creek watershed, a 25,000-acre temperate rainforest once subjected to heavy industrial logging. Using a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach, the League works to promote forest restoration, removal of logging roads, and restoration of salmon and wildlife habitat. N/A 2004 Pacific
Seaweb $10,000 The Marine Photobank is the leading resource of images focused on promoting a healthy ocean. Contributors include professional and amateur photographers, researchers, educators, activists, government staff and the general public. N/A 2009 Pacific
Save The Redwoods League $25,000 Montgomery Woods land acquisition N/A 2005 Pacific
Seaweb $10,000 The Marine Photobank is the leading resource of images focused on promoting a healthy ocean. Contributors include professional and amateur photographers, researchers, educators, activists, government staff and the general public. N/A 2009 Pacific
Save The Redwoods League $40,000 Restore the Mill Creek watershed, a 25,000-acre temperate rainforest once subjected to heavy industrial logging. Using a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach, the League works to promote forest restoration, removal of logging roads, and restoration of salmon and wildlife habitat. N/A 2006 Pacific
Seaweb $15,000 The Marine Photobank is the leading resource of images focused on promoting a healthy ocean. Contributors include professional and amateur photographers, researchers, educators, activists, government staff and the general public. N/A 2010 Pacific
Save The Redwoods League $40,000 Restore the Mill Creek watershed, a 25,000-acre temperate rainforest once subjected to heavy industrial logging. Using a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach, the League works to promote forest restoration, removal of logging roads, and restoration of salmon and wildlife habitat. N/A 2007 Pacific
Seaweb $15,000 The Marine Photobank is the leading resource of images focused on promoting a healthy ocean. Contributors include professional and amateur photographers, researchers, educators, activists, government staff and the general public N/A 2011 Pacific
Save The Redwoods League $40,000 Restore the Mill Creek watershed, a 25,000-acre temperate rainforest once subjected to heavy industrial logging. Using a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach, the League works to promote forest restoration, removal of logging roads, and restoration of salmon and wildlife habitat. N/A 2008 Pacific
Sierra Club Foundation $50,000 Sierra Nevada Ecoregion ProjectThwart current logging plans of places such as Giant Sequoia National Monument and require scientifically based, balanced management of these national treasures. N/A 2005 Pacific
Save The Redwoods League $40,000 Restore the Mill Creek watershed, a 25,000-acre temperate rainforest once subjected to heavy industrial logging. Using a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach, the League works to promote forest restoration, removal of logging roads, and restoration of salmon and wildlife habitat. N/A 2009 Pacific
Sierra Club Foundation $50,000 The Environmental Law Program brings scientific and legal pressure to bear to thwart current logging plans and require balanced management of Giant Sequoia National Monument. N/A 2006 Pacific
Save The Redwoods League $40,000 Restore the Mill Creek watershed, a 25,000-acre temperate rainforest once subjected to heavy industrial logging. Using a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach, the League works to promote forest restoration, removal of logging roads, and restoration of salmon and wildlife habitat. N/A 2010 Pacific
Sierra Club Foundation $35,000 The Environmental Law Programs to create and prosecute legal strategies that focus on global warming, such as challenging proposals for 120 new coal-based power plants in 9 states. N/A 2006 Pacific
Screenscope $20,000 Documentary based on Lester Brown's book Plan B: Mobilizing To Save Civilization, set for release in Fall of 2010. N/A 2009 Pacific
Sierra Club Foundation $20,000 The Environmental Law Program's Smart Energy Solutions initiative, promotes 21st Century technologies for clean, safe energy. As part of this project, the Sierra Club will work to challenge proposed coal-based power plants, defend support for new clean-car standards, and support incentives for alternative energy. N/A 2007 Pacific
Scripps Institute of Oceanography $40,000 Shifting Baselines is an ocean media project that improves communication of ocean conservation issues using a wide array of tools, television commercials, short films, and film trailers, as well as a book and speaking tour. N/A 2007 Pacific
Scripps Institute of Oceanography $20,000 Shifting Baselines is an ocean media project that improves communication of ocean conservation issues using a wide array of tools, television commercials, short films, and film trailers, as well as a book and speaking tour. N/A 2008 Pacific
Scripps Institute of Oceanography $60,000 Shifting Baselines is an ocean media project that improves communication of ocean conservation issues using a wide array of tools, television commercials, short films, and film trailers, as well as a book and speaking tour. N/A 2009 Pacific
Seaweb $35,000 A communications-based organization that uses social marketing techniques - public opinion research, media training, tailored messaging, and creative methods of information sharing - to advance its mission of ocean conservation. N/A 2006 Pacific
Seaweb $35,000 A communications-based organization that uses social marketing techniques - public opinion research, media training, tailored messaging, and creative methods of information sharing - to advance its mission of ocean conservation. N/A 2007 Pacific
SkyTruth $10,000 SkyTruth will provide the environmental community with day-to-day information and support about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They engage the environmental community and decision makers to produce custom images and information products to inform the debate on climate and energy issues. N/A 2010 Pacific
SkyTruth $25,000 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. N/A 2011 Pacific
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy $20,000 SACE works to increases in energy efficiency and renewable energy development and the permanent retirement of old, dirty inefficient coal-fired power plants in the Tennessee Valley. N/A 2010 Pacific
Sportfishing Conservancy $5,000 A growing alliance of sport fishing, conservation and community groups, together focusing on the perception that sportfishing and conservation are compatible. Fisheries 2010 Pacific
Surfrider Foundation $70,000 Demonstrate the value of Ecosystem-Based Management paradigms to coastal and ocean management by promoting localized models based on the unique needs of Ventura, California; Port Orford and Florence/Yachats,Oregon; and the Outer Coast of Washington. Water Quality 2009 Pacific
Surfrider Foundation $70,000 Demonstrate the value of Ecosystem-Based Management paradigms to coastal and ocean management by promoting localized models based on the unique needs of Ventura, California; Port Orford and Florence/Yachats,Oregon; and the Outer Coast of Washington. Water Quality 2010 Pacific
Surfrider Foundation $70,000 Demonstrate the value of Ecosystem-Based Management paradigms to coastal and ocean management by promoting localized models based on the unique needs of Ventura, California; Port Orford and Florence/Yachats, Oregon; and the Outer Coast of Washington. Water Quality 2007 Pacific
Surfrider Foundation $70,000 Demonstrate the value of Ecosystem-Based Management paradigms to coastal and ocean management by promoting localized models based on the unique needs of Ventura, California; Port Orford and Florence/Yachats,Oregon; and the Outer Coast of Washington. Water Quality 2008 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $15,000 Sustainable Conservation will continue leading the Brake Pad Partnership - a first of its kind coalition of brake pad manufacturers, environmental organizations, and local storm water agencies to phase-out copper from brake pads. Water Quality 2010 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $30,000 The Partners in Restoration program simplifies the otherwise complex and costly permitting process landowners face when implementing voluntary riparian restoration projects in and around waterways. This grant is for the purpose of scaling up the PIR Program to a statewide level. Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Sustainable Northwest $20,000 To develop an integrated strategy for restoring the social, environmental, and economic health of the Klamath Basin. Sustainable Northwest will provide stakeholder groups with the resources necessary to negotiate a comprehensive settlement agreement and sustainability plan being developed as part of the federal re-licensing of the Klamath Hydroelectric Project. N/A 2007 Pacific
Sierra Club Foundation $25,000 The Environmental Law Program works to promote a smarter energy future by fighting coal mining and coal plant pollution in the United States. ELP works to address the severe environmental threats posed by current practices of mountaintop removal coal mining and the reliance on the out-dated technology of coal-fired power plants. N/A 2008 Pacific
Sustainable Northwest $20,000 To implement the proposed Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement N/A 2008 Pacific
Sierra Club Foundation $50,000 The Environmental Law Program addresses the severe environmental threats posed by current practices of mountaintop removal coal mining and the reliance on the out-dated technology of coal-fired power plants, and works to promote a smarter energy future. N/A 2009 Pacific
Sustainable Northwest $50,000 Implement the proposed Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement N/A 2009 Pacific
Sierra Club Foundation $25,000 The Environmental Law Program selects and prosecutes judicial and administrative legal actions that strategically advance the Sierra Club's Climate Recovery Partnership. N/A 2010 Pacific
Sustainable Northwest $50,000 Sustainable Northwest supports comprehensive, integrated environmental restoration and economic redevelopment in the Klamath River Basin, and has been a key player in the work to adopt and implement the landmark Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement. N/A 2010 Pacific
Sierra Club Foundation $25,000 The Beyond Coal Campaign focuses on protecting water quality, air quality, and human health from the ill effects of coal mining and coal-fired power plants, and slowing the effects of climate change by reducing CO2 emissions from coal plants. N/A 2011 Pacific
Taproot Foundation $30,000 The Service Grant Program recruits, trains and engages business professionals in pro bono service to provide nonprofits with timely, relevant assistance and enabling them to be more effective in achieving their missions. N/A 2009 Pacific
SkyTruth $5,000 Initial planning phase of a satellite monitoring program for the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2006 Pacific
Bay Institute $50,000 The Bay Index Ecological Scorecard develops ecological indicators to identify performance measures and provide sound assessments of Bay-Delta conditions. The scorecard broadens the understanding of the connection between ecosystem conditions and resource management activities and provides a framework for greater collaboration and accountability among government agencies. N/A 2006 Pacific
Tides Center $50,000 Addressing a need for more effective marine scientist-communicators by ensuring that ocean scientific findings and insights are accessible, relevant, and communication ready, by providing scientists the communication tools they need to be effective and facilitating strategic communication and outreach opportunities. N/A 2011 Pacific
Turtle Island Restoration Network $30,000 TIRN uses grassroots education and action, hands-on conservation and active use of the media to protect the environment and endangered species. TIRN advocates for strengthening sustainable fishing along the US West Coast and Hawaii, working in particular to reduce or eliminate drift gillnet and longline fishing to reduce turtle bycatch and by advocating for changes in fishing gear and fisheries management policies. Fisheries 2011 Pacific
Trout Unlimited $40,000 The Water and Wine project, partners with winemakers and other landowners to promote alternate irrigation methods and water management objectives to protect salmon streams and aquatic resources. Water Quality 2007 Pacific
Turtle Island Restoration Network $30,000 TIRN uses grassroots education and action, hands-on conservation and active use of the media to advocate for reduction or elimination of destructive fishing methods in order to reduce bycatch of endangered turtles. Fisheries 2008 Pacific
Trout Unlimited $40,000 The Water and Wine project works in close partnership with the wine industry, promoting environmental improvements that satisfy the agricultural demands for water of grape growers and wineries while enhancing stream flows. Water Quality 2008 Pacific
University of Southern California $120,000 A year of support to enable Randy Olson to develop several projects, including Shifting Baseline Ocean Media Project and www.benshi.com in his continuing exploration of the broad communication of science. N/A 2010 Pacific
Trout Unlimited $40,000 The Water and Wine project works in close partnership with the wine industry, promoting environmental improvements that satisfy the agricultural demands for water of grape growers and wineries while enhancing stream flows. Water Quality 2009 Pacific
Waterkeeper Northern California $20,000 Operational support for the only "on the water" monitoring and watchdog advocacy organization working on issues of public health and quality of life as they relate to water quality in the Bay-Delta Watershed. N/A 2004 Pacific
Trout Unlimited $40,000 Trout Unlimited develops streamflow stewardship pilot projects in anchor salmon and steelhead watersheds along California's coast. Water Quality 2010 Pacific
West Coast EBM Network $20,000 The Annual Meeting of six locally based Ecosystem Based Management initiatives in Washington, Oregon and California, which facilitates information transfer between network participants and outside experts on topics related to the implementation and advancement of EBM. N/A 2009 Pacific
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust $20,000 Membership Development and Marketing Projects to build an active membership and self-sustaining donor program to support the ongoing core programs of the Trust. Water Quality 2004 Pacific
West Coast EBM Network $30,000 Support the efforts of six West coast member organizations to implement Ecosystem Based Management. N/A 2010 Pacific
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust $35,000 Raise awareness of the potential impact on the Tuolumne River by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission water supply expansion project. Present options to the SFPUC's current plan that will promote efficient water use and community conservation responsibility for a reduction in the Tuolumne consumption to maintain or halt its current flow rate and support a healthy ecosystem. Water Quality 2006 Pacific
Western Rivers Conservancy $40,000 To facilitate land acquisition and work with landowners, conservation organizations and agencies to restore a majority of the Riverside Ranch property N/A 2007 Pacific