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City Kids to Wilderness Project, Inc. $10,000 City Kids Wilderness Project (CKWP) serves under-resourced youth from DC’s most vulnerable communities through intensive, long-term programming using natural and wilderness settings to encourage growth. N/A 2016 Pacific
American Conservation Film Festival Inc. $14,438 A Challenge Grant to help inspire new major donors. Communications 2016 Pacific
Golden Gate Salmon Association $10,000 The Golden Gate Salmon Association is a coalition of salmon advocates that aim to protect and restore California's salmon producing habitat in the Central Valley. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Political Will 2016 Pacific
LightHawk, Inc. $19,000 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), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Marine Conservation Institute $30,000 Marine Conservation Institute advocates for strong marine protected areas;  improves laws and other tools to better conserve marine biodiversity; catalyzes conservation by developing the strategic framework for the Global Ocean Refuge System; and builds capacity and cohesion in the marine conservation movement to achieve the goal of 30% protection of the oceans. Accountability, Advocacy, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Pew Charitable Trusts $50,000 Pew’s Pacific Forage Fish Initiative seeks to advance ecosystem-based fisheries management in the California Current Ecosystem (CCE) by establishing stronger protections for forage fish that sustain the larger fish, seabirds, and marine mammals that thrive in this ecological hotspot.  Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation $10,000 David Packard Award Dinner N/A 2016 Pacific
Environmental Defense Fund $1,514,272 To develop mechanisms to redirect mitigation and public conservation spending through more disciplined and quantifiable conservation tools like habitat exchange to create financial incentives for farmers and ranchers to conserve wildlife habitat and help prevent extinction for dozens of species. Accountability, Agriculture, Capacity, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Environmental Defense Fund $1,028,235 Reduce nutrient pollution and restore critical ecosystems by leveraging the power of the agricultural supply chain by accelerating change in commodity crop production in the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Environmental Defense Fund $537,222 Partner with local agricultural communities and government agencies to develop and implement market- and incentive-based sustainable groundwater management plans in California’s Central Valley that enhance flexibility and enable communities to meet sustainability goals. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Environmental Defense Fund $337,875 EDF’s goal is to end nutrient pollution and restore critical ecosystems like the Chesapeake Bay by leveraging the power of the food supply chain by engaging protein companies in setting and achieving commitments to improve their water quality and climate footprint,as well as generating action by farmers across corn and soybean production. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Environmental Defense Fund $582,396 Develop a viable greenhouse gas (GHG) market for agricultural carbon credits that will provide revenue to farmers and ranchers by allowing them to maintain production while reducing their GHG emissions and increasing resilience to climate change. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution 2016 Pacific
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation $20,000 Mobilize and organize to foster the kind of culture and environment that supports and demands proactive policy and blocks anti-choice policy. Advocacy, Political Will 2016 Pacific
National Parks Conservation Association $6,500 The America’s Great Waters Coalition is the only national coalition uniting those dedicated to the restoration and protection of our water resource treasures.  The annual spring fly-in is the Coalition’s signature event.   Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Ocean Foundation $10,000 To understand the acoustical impacts of deepwater offshore exploration and operations of the fossil fuel industry. Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution 2016 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, Agriculture, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
SkyTruth $50,000 Increase citizen engagement and build political pressure for stronger oversight of natural resource extraction by utilizing satellite and aerial imagery and digital map data. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Columbia Riverkeeper $10,000 To reduce toxic pollution in the Columbia River estuary and river communities Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
GlobalGiving $5,000 Kumamoto Japan Earthquake Relief Fund N/A 2016 Pacific
Gulf Restoration Network $25,000 So that the Gulf Future Coalition partners can advance the implementation of comprehensive Gulf-wide ecosystem restoration and coastal community resilience. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Kua'aina Ulu 'Auamo $8,000 To help rural Hawaiian communities working to strengthen community-based influence and accountability for local marine resources by revitalizing local traditions and resource knowledge, including Community-based Subsistence Fishing Areas Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper $10,000 To protect the water quality of the Clark Fork/Pend Oreille Watershed, including Lake Pend Oreille and its tributaries and the Pend Oreille River Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Southeast Alaska Conservation Council $10,000 To support data collection necessary to restore Hawk Inlet near Admiralty Island National Monument and the Greens Creek Mine as a source of safe seafood for nearby Alaska Native communities. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 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, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Baltimore Tree Trust Inc $5,000 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.   Land Use, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Friends of Family Farmers $10,000 Oregon Pasture Network encourages the growth of pasture based farming by convening a community of farmers, ranchers, food business owners and consumers sharing similar values. Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Irvine Natural Science Center Inc. $2,000 Located just northwest of Baltimore, Irvine Nature Center is a leading environmental education center with 70,000 visitors a year.  N/A 2016 Pacific
National Audubon Society, Inc. $50,000 To raise public awareness, mobilize support for San Francisco Bay wetlands and improve the region’s resilience to rising sea levels.   Accountability, Advocacy, Baywide, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
National Audubon Society, Inc. $20,000 To protect prey, such as sardines, for seabirds, shorebirds and other marine wildlife on the west coast by participating in the completion of the Fishery Management Plan (FMP). Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Save the Bay $25,000 For reduction of trash in San Francisco Bay, especially from plastic bags, polystyrene, cigarette butts and other trash. Accountability, Advocacy, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
South Yuba River Citizens League $13,000 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. Communications, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods $25,000 For an outreach campaign to raise awareness, understanding of, and compliance with Marine Protected Areas in Sonoma County, California.  The project consists of five short (2-3 minute) video modules that can be used in dynamic ways with each other as well as with other outreach tools to elevate protection of marine biodiversity and sustainable fisheries in our culture. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2016 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. Advocacy, Fisheries 2016 Pacific
Willamette Partnership $15,000 The Greening Coastal Infrastructure project will link Willamette Partnership’s infrastructure siting, assessment, and mitigation tools to the Oregon Coast Coho ESA Recovery Plan and Business Plan. These tools support prioritization of and investment in green infrastructure for transportation needs (roads and culverts) and water needs (wastewater, drinking water, and stormwater) of urban communities through floodplain restoration, fish passage improvements, water quality benefits, and in-stream restoration.  Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
California Association of Resource Conservation Districts $25,000 The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) is leading a program to build a strong network of Resource Conservation Districts across the state to improve land management and water quality. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Foundation Center $25,000 For a a dynamic, web-based knowledge portal to track and inspire ocean conservation efforts around the world. By making a mapping application, knowledge center of research reports, and case studies publicly available with a sophisticated cloud-based platform for engagement on the back end, this web portal can serve as a free resource for everyone interested in saving our oceans. Advocacy, Capacity, Communications, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Friends of the San Juans $25,000 To protect and restore the San Juan Islands and Salish Sea  by fostering wild and healthy shorelines, promoting thriving and sustainable communities, conserving forests, farmlands, freshwater and prairie habitats, and ensuring the health of the marine ecosystem. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 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 2016 Pacific
Windward Fund $100,000 To develop impact-focused investment deals that have the potential to advance water sustainability across the American West Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Young Women's Choral Projects $2,000 The Young Women’s Choral Projects transforms the lives of young women through exceptional artistry in choral performance N/A 2016 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, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 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, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Ocean Conservancy Inc $100,000 To develop a robust and broadly shared conservation agenda and priorities of the Arctic Council Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Pacific Institute $10,000 The Pacific Institute  informs policy-makers and the public about the value of the Salton Sea and the threats posed by water transfers and other changes, developing feasible proposals to ensure the protection of the ecosystem and the people that live in the region, and working actively with the many local, state, and federal stakeholders to develop a path forward for the Sea. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
American Conservation Film Festival Inc. $35,000 ACFF presents the best conservation-related films from around the world to audiences at the annual film festival and special events throughout the year to inspire them to become engaged in conservation issues. Advocacy, Communications, Political Will 2016 Pacific
National Park Foundation $25,000 To restore Drakes Estero to its natural wilderness condition by removing oyster racks and underwater debris left from historic aquaculture operations. Fisheries, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 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, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 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, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Inc $75,000 The Water Wheel trash interceptor uses solar power and hydro-power to collect and remove trash and debris from Harris Creek, a completely piped historic waterway that flows into the Baltimore Harbor near the Canton neighborhood. Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Earth Echo International, Inc. $20,000 The Youth Leadership Council (YLC) is comprised of 15 diverse environmental leaders from across the country, ages 15‐22. This grant goes to cover the YLC’s inaugural convening in conjunction with Our Ocean 2016. Advocacy, Communications, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Chesapeake Conservancy Inc. $2,500 Chesapeake Champions Celebration N/A 2016 Pacific
Friends of the National Arboretum Inc. $20,000 The National Arboretum is a resource for research and education, emphasizing not just plant collections, but the importance of environmental care and management, using the conditions of its location in DC and on the Anacostia River as focal points for visitors. N/A 2016 Pacific
Kootenai Environmental Alliance $2,000 The Kootenai Environmental Alliance works to conserve, protect and restore the environment of the Idaho Panhandle and the Coeur d’Alene Basin. Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Inc. $50,000 Sinai Hospital is a nonprofit institution with a mission of providing quality patient care, teaching and research. N/A 2016 Pacific
Spa Creek Conservancy $5,000 The Spa Creek Clean Water PaddleFEST in Annapolis celebrates and brings awareness to clean up efforts in Spa Creek. Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Cascadia Wildlands $10,000 Cascadia Wildlands' Wild Washington Waters Campaign encourages reform of the unchecked practice of suction dredge mining in Washington state to protect sensitive salmon, steelhead and bull trout populations. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
San Diego Coastkeeper $20,000 San Diego Coastkeeper protects and restores fishable, swimmable, drinkable water in San Diego County. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
WildEarth Guardians $25,000 The Rewilding Oregon and Washington Campaign is aimed at reducing the over-sized Forest Service road system, reversing the damage to water quality and fish from forest roads, and limiting motorized vehicle travel on national forests. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 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, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Make a Difference Media $10,000 BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Event Communications 2016 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. Capacity 2016 Pacific
Youth Speaks $15,000 Youth Speaks produces youth poetry slams, festivals, and reading series, alongside a comprehensive slate of arts-in-education programs. Communications 2016 Pacific
Seacology $30,000 To make Sri Lanka the world’s first nation to comprehensively protect all of its mangrove forests. Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Watsonville Wetlands Watch $10,000 Improve water quality, restore wetland habitat, and inspire stewardship in the Watsonville Slough System. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
American Conservation Film Festival Inc. $34,225 Challenge Grant N/A 2016 Pacific
Civic Symphony Association of San Francisco $1,000 The SF Civic Symphony offers free concerts to the community and provided a place where musicians at all levels can learn and perform N/A 2016 Pacific
Cold Caps Assistance Projects $3,000 Cold Caps Assistance Projects provides financial support to patients who can’t afford scalp cooling N/A 2016 Pacific
National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc. $50,000 The National Aquarium opened 1981 as a nonprofit aquatic education and conservation organization, the jewel of Baltimore City’s Inner Harbor redevelopment. With a mission to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures, the Aquarium is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s two top aquariums and has hosted over 51 million guests since opening. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Oceana, Inc. $50,000 To effectively manage and regulate forage fish species in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem utilizing a scientific basis Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Smithsonian Institution $50,000 The Earth Optimism Summit offers opportunities to engage this influential community through a variety of channels, now and for years to come. Communications 2016 Pacific
California Ocean Science Trust $200,000 California Ocean Science Trust works across the traditional boundaries between government, science, and communities to build trust and understanding in ocean and coastal science. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Global Conservation $5,000 Global Conservation is piloting marine radar monitoring systems in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in California Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will 2016 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $30,000 To continue scaling the Accelerating Restoration program to a statewide level Accelerating Restoration simplifies the permitting process so landowners can complete projects that restore streams, rebuild habitat, and reduce soil erosion. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $60,000 To demonstrate sustainable water management for coastal regions by working with agricultural communities to develop performance measurements and incentives that will encourage adoption of water conservation technology. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
The James Beard Foundation Inc $50,000 The James Beard Foundation’s Chef Action Network (CAN) is a coalition of America's preeminent chefs who are working to make a 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.  The Network is active in 39 states and is composed of almost 200 chefs who have completed the James Beard Foundation’s (JBF) Boot Camp for Policy and Change and/or participated in regional Boot Camps and/or Issue Summits sponsored by CAN and JBF.  Advocacy, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 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 2016 Pacific
Women's Audio Mission $5,000 Women's Audio Mission is a San Francisco based, non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of women in music production and the recording arts.In a field where women are chronically under-represented, 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 2016 Pacific
The Exploratorium $5,000 The Exploratorium is a playful learning laboratory of more than 600 interactive exhibits and experiences that ignite curiosity and transform the way people learn. N/A 2016 Pacific
Sylvia Earle Alliance $25,000 The Sylvia Earle Alliances (SEA) purpose is to explore and care for the ocean. They seek to inspire a sea change in public awareness, access and support for marine protected areas. Founder Dr. Sylvia Earl seeks to ignite public support for a global network of marine protected areas, branded as Hope Spots. Advocacy, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will 2016 Pacific
Sailors for the Sea Inc. $10,000 Sailors for the Sea educates and engages the boating community in the worldwide protection of the oceans Advocacy, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Pomeroy Recreation and Rehabilitation Center $2,000 The mission of the Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center is to provide recreation, 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 2016 Pacific
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation $20,000 CHOW brings together Members of Congress, representatives of state and local governments, academics, business experts, scientists, and ocean explorers for an annual ocean policy forum. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 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 2016 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 their proven record of accomplishment and experience in providing the most effective setting for learning in today’s world. Communications 2016 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 2016 Pacific
Felidae Conservation Fund $20,000 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 2016 Pacific
Earth Echo International, Inc. $35,000 EarthEcho International is a leading environmental nonprofit committed to youth engagement, action, and leadership through education. EarthEcho helps young people everywhere understand the critical role we play in the future of the planet through the one thing that connects us all – water. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Glynwood Center Inc. $5,000 To ensure the Hudson Valley is a region defined by food, where farming thrives Agriculture 2016 Pacific
Golden Gate Philharmonic $1,000 For the Children's Music Program, in memory of Bevan Fong N/A 2016 Pacific
Los Angeles Waterkeeper $20,000 To protect and restore Santa Monica Bay, San Pedro Bay, and adjacent waters through enforcement, fieldwork, and community action. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Sea Save Foundation $15,000 To protect our oceans by raising awareness about the beauty of marine ecosystems and their fundamental importance to human survival. Communications 2016 Pacific
Shell Museum and Educational Foundation Inc. $5,000 The only museum in the United States that is solely devoted to shells and the mollusks that make them. Advocacy 2016 Pacific
SkyTruth $10,367 Challenge Grant to increase board giving. Advocacy, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Marine Applied Research & Exploration $60,000 To inform ocean management and conservation by documenting and analyzing deep water habitats and ecosystems, especially in California Marine Protected Areas. Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA) 2016 Pacific
The Coral Reef Alliance $50,000 To address water quality across the Main Hawaiian Islands with projects that mitigate water pollution. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Orange County Coastkeeper, Inc. $20,000 To protect and improve Santa Ana River Watershed water quality by promoting strong stormwater policies and litigating polluters. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy $25,000 To oppose and open-pit mine in northern Minnesota, in the Lake Superior watershed. Advocacy, Land Use, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Blue Frontier Campaign $5,000 Provided resources and opportunities to bring citizens who care about the health of our coasts and ocean into the decision-making process. Advocacy, Political Will 2017 Pacific
Shell Museum and Educational Foundation Inc. $5,000 Promotes collection-based research on shells and mollusks with emphasis on southwest Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. N/A 2017 Pacific
University of Southern California $85,000 To support the work of Randy Olson to improve communication of conservation issues and science Communications 2017 Pacific