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Puget Soundkeeper Alliance $10,000 Puget Soundkeeper works to reduce pollution and improve water quality in the Puget Sound basin by improving clean water regulations, monitoring pollution problems, enforcing available laws, improving awareness of threats to the Sound, and involving the community in solutions. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Save Our Shores $5,000 Save Our Shores provides various ocean education programs in the central Coast region, with a focus on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. They also advocate for the ban on single-use plastic bags. Advocacy, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
The Shaka Movement $5,000 The citizens of Maui passed a moratorium requiring the agribusinesses using GMO farming practices to conduct environmental impact studies, which they have not complied with. To help advocate for full implementation, Shaka Movement, along with volunteer scientists and medical professionals, will conduct a Case Study of the residents of Hale Pi’ilani, a community of native and low income Hawaiians that abuts the Monsanto GE testing fields and where runoff spills into Maalaea Bay, a sanctuary for humpback whales. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Washington Environmental Council $25,000 Washington Environmental Council has teamed with advocacy groups in Oregon and Washington to form Stand Up To Oil, a campaign to stop the massive increase in the amount of crude oil moving throughout Washington and the Pacific Northwest region. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Washington Toxics Coalition $10,000 The Washington Toxics Coalition is taking action on two groups of toxic chemicals (PFCs and phthalates) through advocacy during the chemical action plan (CAP) process carried out by our state Department of Ecology. PFCs are used in non-stick, waterproof, and stain-resistant coatings on fabrics, carpets, and cookware; phthalates in flooring. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $2,500 90th Anniversary Celebration N/A 2015 Pacific
California Ocean Science Trust $200,000 California Ocean Science Trust brings together government, academics, and communities using science as a gathering point.Their initiatives span a broad range of ocean and coastal issues. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Otter Project, Inc. $10,000 The Otter Project protects our watersheds and coastal oceans for the benefit of California sea otters and humans through science-based policy and advocacy. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Rivanna Conservation Society $5,000 The River Stewards program, works to address the challenges presented by water pollution, accelerate the pace of nutrient and sediment reduction in the Chesapeake Bay, and build public involvement and support for the care and protection of the Rivanna River watershed. Advocacy, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
River Network $30,000 The River Rescue Fund provides River Network with the capacity to respond to unmet conservation needs of state and local partners. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
International League of Conservation Photographers $10,000 Founded by a group of the world's top natural history and cultural photographers, iLCP's mission is to further cultural and environmental conservation through the use of photography. Communications 2015 Pacific
Los Angeles Waterkeeper $20,000 The Advocacy Program focuses on healthy marine habitats, sustainable fisheries, improving water quality, and clean beaches in Los Angeles waterways. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
University of Southern California $70,000 To enable Randy Olson and his colleagues to develop projects such as the Shifting Baselines Ocean Media Project and www.benshi.com, and in his continuing efforts to encourage more engaging and broad communication of science and conservation issues. Communications 2015 Pacific
National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc. $50,000 The National Aquarium is home to more than 19,000 animals representing 800 species in award-winning, naturalistic habitats, attracting 1.3 million annual visitors from across the region, country and world. A trusted public platform for the promotion of environmental literacy and stewardship with universal appeal, we fulfill our mission to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures onsite and far beyond. N/A 2015 Pacific
Smithsonian Institution $25,000 To support a collaboration between the Smithsonian’s Ocean Portal website (http://ocean.si.edu) and filmmaker/author Randy Olson. The core idea motivating this proposal is to facilitate the communication of success stories in ocean conservation, drawing on the past success of the #OceanOptimism initiative. Communications 2015 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $30,000 Scaling up the Accelerating Restoration Program to a statewide level. Accelerating Restoration simplifies the otherwise complex and costly permitting process landowners face when implementing voluntary restoration projects in and around waterways. Accountability, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Seafood Harvesters of America Education Fund $50,000 Educate decision makers on the importance of American, wild-caught sustainable seafood and the positive economic impact our commercial fisheries has to the nation. Engage and build support from stakeholders including commercial fishermen, environmentalists, sport fishermen and retailers/restaurants on the importance of sustainable fisheries. Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will 2015 Pacific
Sustainable Conservation $60,000 Sustainable Conservation seeks to demonstrate sustainable water management for coastal regions in California by developing performance measurements and incentives that will encourage adoption of water conservation technology. This project aims to reduce agricultural water use in the region by 30%, in addition to decreasing nitrate contamination of groundwater. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
The Shaka Movement $5,000 Matching Gift Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center $25,000 KS Wild's Rogue Riverkeeper Program works to improve Rogue River water quality and quantity, primarily through the enforcement of the Clean Water Act. Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
North Carolina Coastal Federation Inc. $200,000 The North Carolina Coastal Federation engages coastal residents and visitors in the management and protection of the coast, connecting regulators, managers, researchers, and the public. Water quality and coastal habitats face increasing pollution and degradation from intensifying land uses that alter natural hydrology and degrade critical habitats. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Poor Peoples Radio Inc. $5,000 General Support Communications 2015 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund $500,000 Sustaining California’s Ocean (SCO) works to ensure that government and nonprofit organizations have the long-term capacity and funding to implement the MPA network through effective monitoring, compliance, and education and outreach. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Fisheries, Keepers, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Friends of the National Arboretum Inc. $25,000 General Support Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Wholesome Wave Foundation Charitable Ventures Inc. $50,000 The Chef Action Network (CAN) is a non-profit organization that connects America's preeminent chefs to tools and resources that will help them create significant and lasting change in their communities, the country and the world. CAN is focused on harnessing the power of these chefs in support of a strong, sustainable, just, healthy and delicious food system. Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2015 Pacific
Blue Frontier Campaign $10,000 A national leader in providing resources and opportunities to bring citizens who care about the health of our coasts and ocean into the decision making process. Advocacy, Communications, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Environmental Grantmakers Association $5,000 The 2016 Winter Briefing "Innovations on the Ground" explores cross-cutting innovation, highlighting collaborations and politics connected to the environment, creating a shared space that will allow funders to strategize, collaborate, and network, together working toward a sustainable future. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Orange County Coastkeeper, Inc. $20,000 To improve coastal and inland water quality in the Santa Ana River Watershed Advocacy, Keepers, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
The Coral Reef Alliance $50,000 CORAL is pursuing a series of initiatives in Hawai‘i designed to tackle local threats to reefs. Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2015 Pacific
Carpe Diem West $40,000 Carpe Diem West addresses the impacts of climate change on water in the American West by recruiting forward-thinking leaders from different sectors to serve on working groups and teams that generate ideas for improving the laws, policies, and practices that govern how the West's scarce water is managed and allocated. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
San Francisco Green Film Festival $30,000 The San Francisco Green Film Festival will present forward-thinking programs and discussions focused on positive solutions to today's environmental problems. The festival will include premieres of over 50 works from around the globe, as well as Q&A sessions, panel discussions, educational presentations, and special events. Communications 2016 Pacific
The Nature Conservancy $75,000 To ensure healthy and productive oceans by using science-based strategies Accountability, Advocacy, Communications, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2016 Pacific
University of Southern California $85,000 For efforts to encourage more engaging and broad communication of science and conservation issues. Communications, Fisheries 2016 Pacific
Friends of the Upper Delaware River $15,000 FUDR works to protect, preserve and enhance the ecosystem and cold-water fishery of the Upper Delaware River System. They are a community leader in water-release issues, restoration projects, and educating the public on unsafe drilling practices. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Georgetown University $5,000 To provide insight into the transmission mechanism of cetacean morbillivirus among common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and examine potential demographic and anthropogenic factors that may increase infection risk. N/A 2016 Pacific
Heyday $15,000 Heyday is an independent, nonprofit publisher and cultural institution whose mission is to deepen people's understanding of California culture, history, arts, and environment. Communications 2016 Pacific
Idealware Inc. $5,000 Idealware helps nonprofits understand the tools and practices that can help them meet their missions, and to make smart decisions about technology and software. Capacity 2016 Pacific
NPower Inc. $5,000 NPower is dedicated to providing free technology services, skilled volunteer opportunities and innovative job training programs. Capacity, Communications 2016 Pacific
Surfrider Foundation $35,000 To support work in Ventura, CA to restore ecosystems and support the removal of Matilija Dam. Advocacy, Land Use, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Pew Charitable Trusts $50,000 To expand and deepen a coalition of recreational fishermen, birders, conservationists, and others who support an ecosystem-based approach to managing menhaden. Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will 2016 Pacific
UC Santa Cruz Foundation $30,000 The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is a seaside learning center in Santa Cruz, California, that brings the adventures and explorations of ocean science to life. More than 45,000 free-choice learners interact with highly trained volunteers in the exhibit hall each year––they leave empowered to take action in their lives that helps protect our coast and ocean.  N/A 2016 Pacific
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $5,000 For Conference Scholarships Capacity 2016 Pacific
Resource Media $20,000 A leadership development initiative for coastal stewards on Washington’s Pacific Coast and passage of the Washington Coast Restoration Initiative (WCRI), a funding package of 25+ restoration projects. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Marine Protected Areas (MPA, MLPA), Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Non-Profit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN) $5,000 NTEN acts as a convener and educational resource focused on the rapidly changing landscape of technology use for social impact.  Capacity, Communications 2016 Pacific
Baykeeper $80,000 The only "on-the-water" monitoring and watchdog advocacy organization, working to improve the water quality and ecosystems of the San Francisco Bay-Delta watershed Accountability, Advocacy, Baywide, Capacity, Communications, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Non-Profit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN) $5,500 For scholarships for our grantees to attend the 2016 The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in San Jose Advocacy, Capacity, Communications 2016 Pacific
Reef Check Foundation $80,000 Reef Check's California program educates, trains, and engages ocean users, especially recreational divers, to collect valid scientific data on nearshore ecosystems, providing vital information to improve marine management decisions. The program also serves to build a constituency supportive of science-based management of coastal resources. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will, Water Quality 2016 Pacific
Chesapeake Bay Trust $2,500 Treasure the Chesapeake N/A 2016 Pacific
Wild Salmon Center $5,000 Promote the conservation and sustainable use of wild salmon ecosystems across the Pacific Rim. WSC identifies science-based solutions to sustain wild salmonids and the human communities and livelihoods that depend on them.  Advocacy, Fisheries, Political Will 2016 Pacific
Russian Riverkeeper $20,000 Russian Riverkeeper works to improve water quality and the quantity and quality of riparian habitat in the 1,500 square mile Russian River watershed to conserve listed salmon, maintain other beneficial uses and preserve biodiversity in the watershed Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Pacific