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Carpe Diem West $40,000 Carpe Diem West leads a network of diverse western water leaders. They catalyze innovative, equitable and sustainable responses to water crises as the climate changes in the American West. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment $10,000 The Community Alliance for Agroecology works alongside the most impacted communities of the San Joaquin Valley to address the environmental injustices perpetuated by the food and farming system and to create solutions that foster ecological balance, public health, and economic equality in the region. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Community Water Center $5,000 The Community Water Center (CWC) creates community-driven water solutions through organizing, education and advocacy in California. Strategies include grassroots organizing, policy advocacy, media, and support local impacted residents to become decision-makers themselves. CWC works directly with rural, low-income, primarily immigrant communities to address the root causes of the lack of access to safe and affordable drinking water. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Earth Echo International, Inc. $35,000 EarthEcho International is a global nonprofit founded on the belief that youth have the power to improve our planet. It was established by explorer and advocate Philippe Cousteau, Jr, in honor of his father Philippe Cousteau Sr., and grandfather legendary explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau. EarthEcho leverages adventure, storytelling, and STEM education to empower and inspire young people worldwide to act now for a sustainable future with a focus on ocean health, water quality, and biodiversity. EarthEcho reaches more than 2 million people in 146 countries, providing original content, immersive experiences and trusted resources free of charge for youth and the educators and community leaders who work with them. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Earth Island Institute $90,000 Story Circles narrative training is an innovative program started in 2015, first outlined in the book, “Houston, We Have A Narrative,” (University of Chicago Press, 2015) by scientist-turned-filmmaker Randy Olson. It is built around the premise that narrative structure is the central element for effective communication, BUT is also the most difficult challenge for communication, THEREFORE it needs extra effort. Finding the ideal narrative structure for any content is like solving a puzzle — it takes time and a sense for how narrative works. Story Circles helps develop that sense, called “Narrative Intuition.” Communications 2020 Pacific
Friends of the Upper Delaware River $5,000 FUDR works to advance Upper Delaware River watershed restoration and protection. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Fisheries, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Friends School of Baltimore $2,000 The Friends School of Baltimore's celebrated visual and performing arts program instills in students a love of creative expression through the full range of offerings – from drawing and painting, to traditional and digital photography, audio-visual production, stagecraft, dance, drama, and music, both choral and instrumental. N/A 2020 Pacific
Glynwood Center Inc. $5,000 The Glynwood Center ensures that the Hudson Valley is a region defined by food where farming thrives. The Center focuses on three initiatives: Training Farmers, Empowering Changemakers and Creating Coalitions. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution 2020 Pacific
Healthy Gulf $10,000 Healthy Gulf (formerly Gulf Restoration Network) advocates for Gulf-wide ecosystem restoration that restores natural resources and increases coastal community resilience to the impacts of climate change. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
International League of Conservation Photographers $10,000 iLCP supports Fellow Photographers and Filmmakers in self-directed conservation projects to increase awareness of critical environmental and cultural conservation issues by making ethical, powerful imagery available to organizations working towards clear, timely and critical conservation goals. Communications 2020 Pacific
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy $5,000 The Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA) is a legal and scientific voice for Minnesota's environment. They work in the courts, regulatory agencies, and at the legislature to protect Minnesota's environment and the health of its people. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Non-Profit Technology Enterprise Network $5,000 NTEN envisions a more just and engaged world where all nonprofits use technology skillfully and confidently to meet community needs and fulfill their missions. We support organizations by convening the nonprofit community, offering professional credentials and training, and facilitating community skill and resource sharing. NTEN is where nonprofit professionals learn about and celebrate the ways technology helps them meet their missions. More than 50,000 community members access NTEN’s capacity-building programs and services, including educational courses, the Nonprofit Technology Conference, research and resources, as well as online and in-person community groups. Capacity 2020 Pacific
North Coast Opportunities Inc $5,000 NCO’s works with survivors from the eight major wildfires that have devastated Lake County. Their aim is to give them the support they need to return to homes of their own. NCO Case Managers work to accomplish this by helping survivors to assess their needs, their existing resources, resources that may be available to them, and their plans for the future. With this information in hand, Case Managers help survivors to develop customized plans that identify and address financial gaps and other barriers that are keeping survivors from returning to a home of their own. NCO’s intensive case management also helps survivors to resolve other life issues (e.g., emotional trauma, employment issues, financial constraints) as they work to create their new normal. N/A 2020 Pacific
Pacific Institute $10,000 The Pacific Institute’s Salton Sea Revitalization Project reflects changing conditions on the ground, including the slow progression of state and federal Salton Sea activities, increasing academic interest in the lake, and growing understanding among Colorado River basin stakeholders of the importance of addressing Salton Sea challenges as a condition of correcting hydrologic imbalances in the basin. Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Pesticide Action Network North America Regional Center $5,000 El Quinto Sol de América utilizes art, culture and education to help create more just and equitable communities, including achieving a higher quality of life for farmworker communities in California's Central Valley. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Pomeroy Recreation and Rehabilitation Center $2,000 The Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center provides recreational, vocational and educational opportunities for people with disabilities through programs and services that encourage self-expression, promote personal achievement, and lead to greater independence. N/A 2020 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund $800,000 The Sustaining California’s Ocean (SCO) program focuses on promoting effective long-term management of California’s marine protected area (MPA) network by ensuring that government and nonprofit organizations have the capacity and funding necessary to support MPA monitoring, compliance, and education and outreach. SCO also seeks to promote improved ocean governance and increased public funding for the MPA network specifically and for ocean management generally. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Shasta Regional Community Foundation $3,000 The Community Disaster Relief Fund was established to receive donations supporting mid and long-term recovery for those in the Northern California impacted by the July 2018 Carr Fire. As Shasta County’s only long-term recovery fund, the Community Foundation and its partners are committed to play the important transitional role required for mid and long-term recovery. Funds support nonprofit organizations and public entities that have a defined role in the mid to long-term recovery efforts by providing critical services including emergency food distribution, shelter and long-term housing, emotional and spiritual care, economic and rental assistance, education, healthcare, and more to victims of the disaster. N/A 2020 Pacific
Shell Museum and Educational Foundation Inc. $5,000 The Shell Museum is a natural history museum that increases knowledge of, and appreciation for, mollusks and their shells using our collection, programs, and expertise to inspire learning, support scientific research, and tell the story of mollusks' importance to people and the natural world. N/A 2020 Pacific
Sierra Health Foundation: Center for Health Program Management $10,000 Cultiva La Salud's mission is to engage, inform and inspire residents who are low-income and live in disadvantaged places in the Central Valley to become actively involved in promoting their health, the health of their families and their community through the adoption of healthy lifestyles and through advocacy for policy, systems and environmental improvements that promote healthy eating and active living. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement 2020 Pacific
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Inc. $50,000 Sinai serves the people of greater Baltimore. N/A 2020 Pacific
South Yuba River Citizens League $10,000 The Wild & Scenic Film Festival aims to present the very best and most compelling environmental documentaries and aim to inspire audiences—both at the five-day flagship fest and at more than 250 annual events across the nation--encouraging people to enact solutions for issues in their own communities. Communications 2020 Pacific
Sylvia Earle Alliance $25,000 Mission Blue is an initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance to ignite public support for a global network of Marine Protected Areas (MPA's). Efforts focus on Hope Spots -- special marine environments worldwide -- that are vital to the health and restoration of the ocean, its myriad inhabitants and interface with land. The goal is to safeguard 30% of the ocean by 2030. Civic Engagement, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Tech Impact $10,000 Tech Impact has empowered thousands of nonprofit staff with technology through direct services, training, resources, and events. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Ten Strands $10,000 Ten Strands works alongside community partners, like-minded funders, and government agencies to create opportunities to advance the environmental literacy of the 6.2 million K–12 students in the public school system across California. N/A 2020 Pacific
The Coral Reef Alliance $25,000 CORAL’s Clean Water for Reefs initiative on Maui and Hawai’i Island is designed to reduce threats to water quality from stormwater and sewage pollution. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
The Nature Conservancy $75,000 The Oceans Program focuses on enhancing policy at the national, regional and global levels to strengthen overall governance and transparency in the management and protection of the ocean, including ending illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and securing a sustainable exploitation of the high seas. Accountability, Advocacy, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Women's Audio Mission $5,000 WAM is changing the face of sound by providing hands-on training, work experience, career counseling, and job placement to over 2,000 women and girls every year in creative technology for music, radio, film, television, and the internet. N/A 2020 Pacific
Smith River Alliance, Inc. $50,000 Support for watershed improvement efforts in the Smith River. Agriculture, Land Use, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
The Water Foundation $100,000 Support for statewide safe drinking water policy and funding priorities and education and outreach regarding stormwater funding and projects in Los Angeles County. Accountability, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Sanctuary Forest $20,000 Support for capacity to further the Building a Resilient Watershed Initiative and other related funding and programmatic efforts. Agriculture, Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Center for Independent Documentary, Inc. $100,000 A feature-length documentary highlights how a passionate music educator has established a culture at this pre-through-8th-grade school, through attention to the Orff method of musical education and traditions filled with rhythm and dance. This film will illuminate the belief that music education is essential to encourage many of the traits and abilities that humans need in today’s world: how we listen, how we create and collaborate, and how we venture into the unknown with confidence. N/A 2019 Pacific
Center for Independent Documentary, Inc. $100,000 The Secret Song is an immersive view into the final chapter in Doug Goodkin’s 45-year career teaching music to children in San Francisco. In what could have been a celebratory victory lap, the veteran teacher finds his efforts to instill a sense of belonging interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. When their classrooms are shuttered, Goodkin and his students must surmount new adversities and find a way to keep the music playing and the learning going. N/A 2020 Pacific
Resources Legacy Fund $800,000 The Land-Sea Connection (LSC) program advances the long-term health and resilience of California watersheds. Through LSC, RLF will promote more effective policies and programs, support high-value on-the-ground conservation efforts, and advance investments of public funds in effective and more equitable ways. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
San Francisco Ocean Film Festival $30,000 Launched in 2011, the San Francisco Green Film Festival is the West Coast's leading event for films & discussions about people and the planet. SFGFF is dedicated to screening compelling environmental films; connecting audiences to filmmakers and experts; and sparking green ideas & actions. Our signature program is the annual Green Film Fest, and we also screen films and support filmmakers throughout the year. Communications 2020 Pacific
SkyTruth $25,890 Challenge Grant Capacity 2020 Pacific
Orange County Coastkeeper $65,000 Support for general operations of Orange County Coastkeeper. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Keepers, Nutrients, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
California Association of Resource Conservation Districts $83,000 Support for California Association of Resources Conservation Districts to build and coordinate a network of RCDs to engage with agencies and landowners regarding cannabis cultivation. Capacity, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
The Regents of University of California, Berkeley $300,000 Support for research related to advancing compliance with cannabis regulations. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Outreach, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
California Climate and Agriculture Network $25,000 This grant will support the general operations of California Climate and Agriculture Network, a fiscally sponsored project of Earth Island Institute, Inc. Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use 2020 Pacific
Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County $10,000 The “Rebuilding our Community” (ROC) Center in Santa Rosa addresses economic insecurities of Sonoma County fire and flood survivors through case management and financial assistance. Advocacy, Capacity 2020 Pacific
American Conservation Film Festival Inc. $10,000 The American Conservation Film Festival is an annual event held in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, a vibrant arts community 70 miles west of the nation’s capital. The ACFF features films from a diverse group of conservation filmmakers around the world. Communications 2020 Pacific
Community Alliance With Family Farmers Foundation $4,125 Consulting support to operationalize CAFF’s priorities, values and program activities. Capacity 2020 Pacific
Earth Island Institute $10,000 Earth Island supports environmental action projects and builds the next generation of leaders in order to achieve solutions to environmental crises threatening the survival of life on Earth. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Earth Island Institute $10,000 California Institute for Community, Art, and Nature (California I CAN) is an oasis for the human spirit, a sanctuary for ancient wisdom, a greenhouse for nurturing fresh ideas, and a boot-camp for visionaries who want to translate ideas into action. Through intimate gatherings, large public conferences, exhibitions, books, articles, and digital media, they provide inspiration and support to those striving for a more socially equitable, naturally sustainable, and spiritually abundant world. Civic Engagement, Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will 2020 Pacific
Heyday $15,000 Heyday is an independent, nonprofit publisher and cultural institution whose mission is to deepen understanding of California culture, history, arts, and environment. Communications 2020 Pacific
California Coastkeeper $75,000 General support for California Coastkeeper Alliance. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Keepers, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Karuk Department of Natural Resources $40,000 Support for restoration, monitoring, and management of the western reaches of the Klamath River watershed. Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Water Quality 2020 Pacific
Point Blue Conservation Science $75,000 Support for engaging new groups and more diverse community partners in climate-smart restoration in the Sierra Nevada region and Santa Clara County. Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach 2020 Pacific
Elsie Allen High School Foundation $1,000 For the scholarship endowment of the Elsie Allen High School in Santa Rosa school, which serves 80% low-income, mostly LatinX students. N/A 2020 Pacific