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Tuolumne River Preservation Trust $40,000 Continued support for a plan to promote efficient water use and community conservation responsibility in order to support a healthy ecosystem in and around the Tuolumne River. Water Quality 2007 Pacific
WildAid Inc $50,000 For a campaign to decrease the social value of consuming wildlife products, such as shark's fin, through a mass-media public awareness campaign that builds on China's focus on the Beijing 2008 Olympics. N/A 2007 Pacific
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust $40,000 The Bay Area Water Stewardship Program seeks to encourage the San Francisco Public Utility Commission Water Quality 2008 Pacific
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust $80,000 The Bay Area Water Stewardship Program seeks to encourage the San Francisco Public Utility Commission and its wholesale customers to adopt a plan that provides for needed repairs to the Hetch Hetchy water system, includes funding for environmental restoration and protection, and meets increasing demands for water through increased conservation, efficiency, and recycling. Water Quality 2009 Pacific
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust $80,000 The Tuolumne River Trust's Water Stewardship Program aims to ensure the successful implementation of the Water System Improvement Program (WSIP). The Trust will work with cities, water agencies, businesses, organizations and individuals to make sure sales, conservation and recycling goals are not only met, but exceeded. Water Quality 2010 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. Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Turtle Island Restoration Network $30,000 Strengthen existing regulations related to gillnet and longline fishing by combining public education and activism, earned and paid media, coalition building, policy development, legal action and consumer pressure, to protect populations of endangered sea turtles, strengthen sustainable fishing along the West Coast and encourage community participation in marine conservation issues. Fisheries 2006 Pacific
Turtle Island Restoration Network $30,000 Continued support for advocacy and public education related to preventing destructive fishing along the West Coast. Fisheries 2007 Pacific
Turtle Island Restoration Network $30,000 Use 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 endangered animal bycatch. Fisheries 2009 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 2010 Pacific
WildAid Inc $50,000 Using Chinese and international athletes as spokespeople, WildAid's Active Conservation Awareness program includes a mass-media public awareness campaign aimed at changing attitudes to wildlife consumption in China, and to stem demand for illegal or unsustainable wildlife products, with a special emphasis on the horrendous practice of shark-finning. N/A 2008 Pacific
WildAid Inc $50,000 Using Chinese and international athletes as spokespeople, WildAid's Active Conservation Awareness program includes a mass-media public awareness campaign aimed at changing attitudes to wildlife consumption in China, and to stem demand for illegal or unsustainable wildlife products, with a special emphasis on the horrendous practice of shark-finning. N/A 2009 Pacific
WildAid Inc $50,000 Using Chinese and international athletes as spokespeople, WildAid's Active Conservation Awareness program includes a mass-media public awareness campaign aimed at changing attitudes to wildlife consumption in China, and to stem demand for illegal or unsustainable wildlife products, with a special emphasis on the horrendous practice of shark-finning. N/A 2010 Pacific
WildAid Inc $40,000 Using Chinese and international athletes as spokespeople, WildAid's Active Conservation Awareness program includes a mass-media public awareness campaign aimed at changing attitudes to wildlife consumption in China, and to stem demand for illegal or unsustainable wildlife products, with a special emphasis on the horrendous practice of shark-finning. N/A 2011 Pacific
Wildcoast $52,700 Media and communication campaigns to advocate coastal and marine conservation initiatives among the California Latino population. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2007 Pacific
Wildcoast $30,000 Media and communication campaigns to advocate coastal and marine conservation initiatives among the California Latino population. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2009 Pacific
The Nature Conservancy $75,000 Protection of Kauai N/A 2011 Pacific
Sustainable Northwest $15,000 To begin implementation of the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement (KBRA) N/A 2011 Pacific
Sportfishing Conservancy $10,000 A growing alliance of sport fishing, conservation and community groups, together focusing on the perception that sportfishing and conservation are compatible Fisheries 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. Pollution, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Island Conservation $20,000 Restoring the ecosystem of the South Farallon Islands to protect native and threatened species by removing introduced house mice N/A 2011 Pacific
Marine Applied Research & Exploration $50,000 MARE will design, build and deploy a next generation marine observation system - a Rapid Assessment Tow Fish (RATFish) - with the goal of significantly decreasing the cost of collecting visual marine surveys in the 20-100meter zone, and thereby increasing both knowledge of deeper water coastal resources and the possibility of effective coastal marine resource management. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2011 Pacific
Gulf Restoration Network $25,000 The GRN will work to expedite the creation of a federal implementation plan that utilizes a multi-faceted approach to Louisiana coastal wetlands restoration. GRN will work with effected communities to demonstrate the vision and benefits of a sustainable coastal ecosystem and use that vision to promote the necessary state and federal commitment to restoration. N/A 2011 Pacific
Marine Conservation Institute $50,000 Works to achieve additional protections for the Pacific Remote Island Marine National Monuments Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2011 Pacific
Trout Unlimited $40,000 This project is the second year of a three-year expansion phase for streamflow stewardship pilot projects in watersheds along California Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Sailors for the Sea Inc. $5,000 For production of a coffee table book about Around the Americas, a 13-month, 28,000 mile circumnavigation of the Americas to educate and inspire Americans to take action to protect the health of our oceans. N/A 2011 Pacific
Sportfishing Conservancy $10,000 A growing alliance of sport fishing, conservation and community groups, together focusing on the perception that sportfishing and conservation are compatible. Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies 2012 Pacific
Friends of the Earth $20,000 Protect marine life and coastal communities in California from vessel air pollution and poorly regulated sewage and wastewater discharges from cruise ships, cargo ships, oil tankers, and ferries. Pollution, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy $25,000 Outreach and advocacy to oppose two coal plants and increase energy efficiency in Georgia. Advocacy, Pollution 2011 Pacific
Save the Bay $40,000 For reduction of trash in San Francisco Bay, especially from plastic bags and polystyrene. Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2011 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. Advocacy, Pollution, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
National Parks Conservation Association $20,000 For work to encourage better management of the San Francisco Bay Area's Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes National Seashore. N/A 2011 Pacific
Ocean Conservancy Inc $30,000 Ocean Conservancy educates decision-makers on the threat posed by GE fish to native salmon, support efforts at the federal level to prevent approval by the FDA and advance efforts to ensure additional ecological science is undertaken before GE fish are allowed into the nation's seafood supply. Fisheries 2011 Pacific
Tides Center $30,000 The West Coast Ecosystem-Based Management Network is a partnership of six community-based initiatives focused on the successful implementation of ecosystem-based management (EBM) along the coasts of Washington, Oregon and California. Advocacy, Communications, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
University of Southern California $56,500 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. Communications 2011 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. N/A 2012 Pacific
Ocean Conservancy Inc $70,000 Ocean Conservancy will advocate for the creation, implementation and monitoring of marine protected area (MPA) networks in California state waters through the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA). Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2011 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. Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
California Coastkeeper $75,000 CCKA safeguards and helps to improve the long-term resiliency of California's coastal and marine ecosystems. Advocacy, Capacity, Keepers, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Environmental Law Institute $25,000 The Environmental Law Institute (ELI), in partnership with The Ocean Foundation (TOF) and the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School (EELPC), works to ensure that federal laws and policies require aquaculture facilities to be created and operated in a responsible manner that does not harm the environment. Fisheries 2011 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 2011 Pacific
Ocean Foundation $40,000 The Ocean Leadership Fund supports the diverse needs of the marine conservation community and key stakeholders to protect and restore healthy ocean resources around the world. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Fisheries, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Island Conservation $20,000 Restoring the ecosystem of the South Farallon Islands to protect native and threatened species by removing introduced house mice. N/A 2012 Pacific
Seaweb $60,000 As the only international, nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to using the science of communications to fundamentally shift the way people interact with the ocean, SeaWeb is uniquely positioned to serve as the "Public Relations" firm for the ocean. Communications 2011 Pacific
As You Sow $21,930 Through strategic shareholder activism, place internal and external pressure on companies to address critical issues related to water quality impacts of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). Pollution, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $21,930 The Partners in Restoration program simpifies 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. Land Use 2011 Pacific
National Parks Conservation Association $10,000 For work related to California's Central Valley National Parks, including Yosemite. Land Use, Pollution, Water Quality 2011 Pacific
Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation $82,000 Aerial monitoring of South Coast Marine Protected Areas. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2011 Pacific
Pelican Media $10,000 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. Communications 2012 Pacific
Trace and Trust, Inc. $75,000 Expansion of a web-based network of fishermen, processors, distributors and restaurants that collaborate to allow consumers to enjoy their seafood with the knowledge of what kind of fish they are eating as well as when, where, how and by whom it was caught. Fisheries 2012 Pacific
Green Planet Films $10,000 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 2012 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 N/A 2012 Pacific
Blue Ridge Press - Craftworks at Cool Spring (Fiscal Sponsor) $5,000 In The New Climate of Hope series, respected Christian writers have been commissioned to write environmental topics from an evangelical perspective. Communications 2012 Pacific
Appalachian Mountain Advocates Inc. $25,000 Advocate for an end to mountaintop removal coal, work to lessen its overwhelming impacts on communities and the environment, and force the coal industry to internalize their environmental costs. Advocacy, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
As You Sow $20,000 In the Chesapeake Bay, press companies to disclose the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, eliminate chemicals that have the potential to poison water supplies, and find a way to "frack" safely or to discontinue the practice. Accountability, Pollution, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Baykeeper $60,000 The only "on the water" monitoring and watchdog advocacy organization working on improving the water quality and ecosystems of the San Francisco Bay-Delta watershed. Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Earth Echo International, Inc. $35,000 EarthEcho International's Water Planet Challenge is a national call-to-action that engages middle and high school youth to bring about global change by taking action in their communities. The Challenge will help youth to restore and protect our water planet by providing the tools and resources they need to create their own service-learning projects. Communications, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
EarthJustice $20,000 Earthjustice works to secure national regulations covering coal ash disposal in surface impoundments, landfills, and mines; safeguard drinking water, aquatic habitats, wetlands, and air quality; and we pursue litigation and advocacy aimed at forcing the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the nation's largest public utility, to clean up its vast coal ash dumps and high hazard dams and ultimately solve its pollution problems by shuttering its exceptionally old fleet of coal-fired power plants. Pollution, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Ecological Rights Foundation $25,000 To safeguard coastal resources of the Humboldt Bay through education, scientific research, and enforcement of laws to fight pollution Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Environmental Defense Fund $100,000 Works to ensure that all coral reef animals imported into the U.S. are collected and transported in a demonstrably sustainable and humane way, thereby reducing the ecological footprint of trade in coral ornamental species by at least 50% by 2015. Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will 2012 Pacific
Green Fire Productions $50,000 A documentary to build public and policy support for ecosystem-based management of ocean and coastal resources, outlining the ways it is already being implemented at local, state, and coast-wide levels. Communications 2012 Pacific
Heal the Bay $20,000 For advocacy efforts to strengthen water-quality standards, regulations and policy throughout California. Advocacy, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Kentucky Coalition, Inc. $25,000 The Canary Project works to win full and fair enforcement of coal mining laws, especially mountaintop removal. The New Energy and Transition Project is an emerging initiative that works toward economic transition and sustainable energy in Kentucky. Advocacy, Pollution, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation $150,000 The Center for the Future of the Oceans aims to inspire action for conservation of the oceans. Through the Center, they aim to empower individuals, influence policy and contribute to the protection of the oceans. Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2012 Pacific
NatureServe $25,000 Promote the appropriate use of scientifically robust tools and methods to build capacity of coastal decision makers to implement their ecosystem-based conservation and community goals. N/A 2012 Pacific
Rural California Broadcasting Corp KRCB-TV Channel 22 $25,000 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 2012 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. N/A 2012 Pacific
Santa Monica Baykeeper $25,000 The Advocacy Program focuses on healthy marine habitats, sustainable fisheries, improving water quality, and clean beaches in Los Angeles waterways. Advocacy, Fisheries, Keepers, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2012 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 2012 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. Advocacy, Pollution, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $50,000 Scaling up the Partners in Restoration (PIR) Program to a statewide level. PIR simplifies the otherwise complex and costly permitting process landowners face when implementing voluntary restoration projects in and around waterways. Agriculture, Land Use, Pollution 2012 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 Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2012 Pacific
Tides Center $50,000 COMPASS is dedicated to helping ocean scientists connect themselves and their science to the wider world. By giving scientists the communication tools they need, and by bridging the worlds of science, journalism and policy, COMPASS works to ensure that ocean science is better understood and used by society. Communications 2012 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. Advocacy, Water Quality 2012 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. Advocacy, Fisheries 2012 Pacific
WildAid Inc $40,000 Using Chinese and international athletes as spokespeople, the Active Conservation Awareness program includes a mass-media public awareness campaign aimed at changing attitudes to wildlife consumption in China, and to stem demand for illegal or unsustainable wildlife products, with a special emphasis on the horrendous practice of shark-finning. N/A 2012 Pacific
Ocean Alliance, Inc. $25,000 To support the technology infrastructure and staffing to develop and implement public educational programming and outreach about the what chronic exposure to toxicants, as a result of the Gulf Oil spill and cleanup efforts, can mean to wildlife. Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund Foundation $500,000 Sustaining Californias Ocean is a five-year effort to ensure effective implementation of Californias MPA network, improve ocean governance, and secure public funding for ocean conservation Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2012 Pacific
California Ocean Science Trust $200,000 The MPA Monitoring Enterprise leads the development and implementation of impartial, cost-effective and relevant MPA monitoring of the emerging statewide MPA network Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2012 Pacific
Marine Conservation Institute $50,000 To help shape and advocate for a suite of federal management and enforcement measures that would adequately protect marine national monuments in the Pacific against vessel-based threats Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution 2012 Pacific
Trout Unlimited $40,000 Expansion and implementation of streamflow stewardship pilot projects in watersheds along Californias coast Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Gulf Restoration Network $25,000 For implementation of plans for Gulf-wide ecosystem restoration and coastal community resilience Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
WildAid Inc $10,000 The Global Marine Protected Areas Enforcement Conference helps to disseminate best practices and strengthen MPA law enforcement for marine reserves, no-take zones and protected areas around the world N/A 2012 Pacific
The Nature Conservancy $75,000 Protection of Kauais native forests from the devastating damage caused by feral pigs and goats N/A 2012 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 educates and engages the public in devising and implementing solutions to local water pollution problems Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
American Conservation Film Festival Inc. $35,000 General support for the Festival in Shepherdstown, WV 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. Communications 2012 Pacific
Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital $10,000 The Festival is the world's largest showcase for environmental films, where 160-180 films will be screened for over 30,000 attendees. Each year the Festival presents innovative films that engage a diverse audience with a sense of the drama, significance, and beauty of the environment and its central role in our lives, health, and future. Communications 2012 Pacific
Heyday $10,000 A publishing house that focuses on deepening people's appreciation and understanding of California's natural resources. Communications 2012 Pacific
Ocean River Institute Inc $15,000 Through air tours along the California Coast, Ocean Air provides impactful in-flight experiences that encourage greater conservation action. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2012 Pacific
Kentucky Coalition, Inc. $25,000 General Operating Support Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center $25,000 KS Wild's Rogue Riverkeeper works to protect and restore several rivers and waterways in Oregon from a variety of threats, including suction dredge mining, LNG terminal development, pollution and agriculture Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Keepers, Land Use, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Make a Difference Media $10,000 The BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Event's (BLUE) is a weeklong multi-disciplined event. BLUEs mission is to utilize the power of film and visual media to raise awareness, increase ocean literacy and help protect the ocean and the life within. Communications 2012 Pacific
Marine Applied Research & Exploration $50,000 MARE will design, build and deploy a next generation marine observation system - a Benthic Assessment Tow Fish (BATFish) - with the goal of significantly decreasing the cost of collecting visual marine surveys in the 20-100meter zone, and thereby increasing both knowledge of deeper water coastal resources and the possibility of effective coastal marine resource management. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2012 Pacific
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation $50,000 To inspire conservation of the oceans by providing a superlative visitor experience and encouraging action on behalf of ocean conservation Communications 2012 Pacific
Ocean Conservancy Inc $100,000 To advance the ecosystem protection goals of the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) and Marine Life Management Act (MLMA). Communications, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2012 Pacific
Ocean Foundation $1,000 To understand the acoustical impacts of deepwater offshore exploration and operations of the fossil fuel industry. Pollution 2012 Pacific
Ocean Foundation $15,000 LiVBLUE seeks to reach beyond the current ocean conservation community to involve new networks of people in the efforts of the ocean conservation movement using new tools and techniques Communications 2012 Pacific
Ocean Foundation $100,000 The Ocean Leadership Fund supports the diverse needs of the marine conservation community and key stakeholders to protect and restore healthy ocean resources around the world. Accountability, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution 2012 Pacific
Ocean Foundation $10,000 To understand the acoustical impacts of deepwater offshore exploration and operations of the fossil fuel industry. Pollution 2012 Pacific
University of Southern California $65,000 The Shifting Baselines Ocean Media Project consists maintaining several websites, producing short videos throughout the year, and conducting talks and workshops. Communications 2012 Pacific