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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