Environment

These grants are primarily focused on freshwater issues, environmental issues in North Carolina, environmental health, and training and capacity building opportunities for environmental organizations.

Environment > Drinking Water

These grants support efforts at the national scale or in New York State that promote: strong and enforced water policies; increased investment in publicly owned and operated water infrastructure; empowerment of communities and individuals to exercise their rights to protect drinking water resources; and reduced consumption of bottled water

2017


Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany, NY

Clean water and clean energy campaigns


$90,000
www.eany.org

National Wildlife Federation

Reston, VA
13th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference
$5,000
www.nwf.org

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund

New York, NY
Public education and advocacy for clean drinking water in New York State
$60,000
www.nypirg.org

River Network

Boulder, CO
Defending clean water by strengthening policy networks and organizations
$45,000
www.rivernetwork.org

University of Wisconsin Foundation

Madison, WI
Preserve public control of water systems
$30,000
www.supportuw.org

American Rivers, Inc.

Washington, DC
Advance infrastructure policies and regulations to protect and restore clean water
$60,000
www.americanrivers.org

As You Sow

Oakland, CA
Research and develop a campaign targeting climate-related water risk
$25,000
www.asyousow.org

Ceres, Inc.

Boston, MA
Accelerate a transition toward improved water stewardship investments and water smart agricultural practices
$65,000
www.ceres.org

Clean Water Fund

Washington, DC
Communications support for the Clean Water for All Campaign
$10,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
Public Water Works!
$110,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
Efforts to prevent the private control of water and protect and conserve the nation's water resources
$100,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

Milwaukee Environmental Consortium, Inc.

Southern Environmental Law Center, Inc.

Chapel Hill, NC
Advocacy and leadership for protecting drinking water in North Carolina (over 2 years)
$150,000
www.SouthernEnvironment.org

Story of Stuff Project

Berkeley, CA
Unbottle Water: The Campaign to Defend Public Water
$30,000
www.storyofstuff.org

The Blue Planet Project

Ottawa, ON
Support for cross-border water protectors' forum and strategy session
$15,000
www.blueplanetproject.net

Environment > Energy

These grants support efforts in New York, and in some cases on a regional/national level, that decrease reliance on fossil fuels, particularly natural gas, or that help shift New York State's energy needs away from conventional fossil fuel sources and toward a clean energy system that is accessible, affordable and protective of citizens' health.

As You Sow

Oakland , CA
Fracking and shareholder activism initiative
$50,000
www.asyousow.org

Honor the Earth

Callaway, MN
Great Lakes pipeline campaign
$50,000
www.honorearth.org

Sweet Jane Production dba WOW Company

Brooklyn , NY
New engagement program
$25,000
www.gaslandthemovie.com

Frack Action

Kingston, NY
General Operating Support
$70,000
www.frackaction.com

Grassroots Environmental Education, Inc.

Port Washington, NY
Public awareness initiatives related to natural gas infrastructure, fracking waste and sustainable energy in New York
$40,000
www.grassrootsinfo.org

Delaware Riverkeeper Network

Bristol, PA
Continued efforts against shale gas development, and in support of a clean energy future and its advancement of a constitutional environmental right
provision in New York
$30,000
www.delawareriverkeeper.org

Earthworks

Environmental Integrity Project

Washington, DC
Oil and gas health and environment initiative
$40,000
www.environmentalintegrity.org

Oil Change International

Washington, DC
Work to slow gas infrastructure expansion from the Appalachian Basin
$25,000
www.priceofoil.org

Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Sustainable and Healthy Energy

Oakland, CA
General operating support (over 2 years)
$150,000
www.psehealthyenergy.org

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation

Pittsburgh, PA
Reporting on hydraulic fracturing-related issues
$15,000
www.alleghenyfront.org

Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc.

New York, NY
Clean and Safe Energy Campaign-Fossil Fuel Pollution and Climate Change Accountability Project
$15,000
www.waterkeeper.org

Alliance for a Green Economy

Syracuse, NY
General operating support
$45,000
www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org

American Sustainable Business Institute, Inc.

Washington, NY
Mobilizing New York businesses for renewable energy and clean water
$45,000
www.ASBCouncil.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
Organizing work to stop fossil fuel infrastructure in New York
$45,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

Public Accountability Initiative, Inc.

Buffalo, NY
Power research on the oil and gas industry
$25,000
www.public-accountability.org

Public Policy and Education Fund of New York

Albany, NY
NY Renews (over 2 years)
$80,000
www.ppefny.org

Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project

McMurray, PA
New York Environmental Health Monitoring Project
$60,000
www.environmentalhealthproject.org

Fractracker Alliance

Johnstown, PA
Visualizing resistance and positive energy change through maps and analysis
$55,000
www.FracTracker.org

Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Livingston Manor, NY
General support for energy work
$60,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Public Policy and Education Fund of New York

Albany, NY
Statewide anti-fossil fuel and renewable energy initiative
$65,000
www.ppefny.org

Right to the City Alliance, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
General support for the Energy Democracy Alliance
$50,000
www.rightothecity.org

Solutions Project, Inc.

Oakland, CA
Its 100% clean, renewable energy public engagement initiative in New York
$40,000
www.thesolutionsproject.org, 100.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
General support for Elected Officials to Protect New York
$20,000

Trust for Conservation Innovation

Oakland, CA
General support for Sane Energy Project
$40,000
trustforconservationinnovation.org

Environment > Corporate Engagement (prior to 2017)

These grants demonstrate the use of complementary investor activist and advocacy efforts that engage the corporate sector and publicize corporate responsibility and liability risks as related to water use and impairment.

2016


As You Sow

Oakland, CA
Fracking and shareholder activism initiative
$50,000
www.asyousow.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
50/50 Climate Project
$30,000

Tri State Coalition for Responsible Investing

Montclair, NJ
Shareholder engagement on water impacts of business operations
$25,000
www.tricri.org

2015


As You Sow

Oakland, CA
Continued use of shareholder action to pressure extraction companies to reduce and eliminate the negative environmental, health, and social impacts of hydraulic fracturing operations 
$50,000
www.asyousow.org

Tri State Coalition for Responsible Investing

Montclair, NJ
Shareholder engagement on water impacts of business operations
$25,000
www.tricri.org

Ceres, Inc.

Boston, MA
Advancing investor and oil and gas industry action on water stewardship
$60,000
www.ceres.org

2014


As You Sow

Oakland, CA
Its continued work pressuring major gas producing companies to be more transparent and to acknowledge the negative environmental, health and
social impacts of hydraulic fracturing
$50,000
www.asyousow.org

Public Interest Projects, Inc.

New York, NY
American Sustainable Business Council's organizing activities in New York around shale gas drilling concerns
$45,000
www.publicinterestprojects.org

Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

Montclair, NJ
Shareholder engagement with companies to address the impacts of business operations on water use and quality
$25,000
www.tricri.org

Ceres, Inc.

Boston, MA
Advancing investor and corporate action on water stewardship

$50,000
www.ceres.org

2013


As You Sow

Oakland, CA
Its continued work pressuring major gas producing companies to be more transparent and to acknowledge the negative environmental, health and social impacts of hydraulic fracturing
$50,000
www.asyousow.org

Commonwise Education, Inc.

Charlotte , VT
American Sustainable Business Council's organizing activities in New York
around shale gas drilling concerns
$45,000
www.commonwise.com

Ceres, Inc.

Boston, MA
Continued development and use of Aqua Gauge, a tool that advances investor and corporate action on water stewardship

$50,000
www.ceres.org

2012


Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

New York, NY
Carbon Disclosure Project's Water Disclosure Initiative, which collects and disseminates critical data on water use from the world's largest corporations
$25,000
www.rockpa.org

Ceres, Inc.

Boston, MA
Continued development and use of Aqua Gauge, a tool that advances investor and corporate action on water stewardship
$40,000
www.ceres.org

2011


As You Sow

San Francisco, CA
Its continued work of pressuring major gas producing companies to be more transparent and to acknowledge the negative environmental, health and social impacts of hydraulic fracturing
$50,000
www.asyousow.org

Ceres, Inc.

Boston, MA
Its efforts to push companies in high-risk sectors to integrate water scarcity considerations into risk assessments, disclosure and business planning
$40,000
www.ceres.org

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

New York, NY
The Carbon Disclosure Project's Water Disclosure Initiative, providing critical data on water use from the world's largest corporations
$25,000
www.rockpa.org

2010


As You Sow

San Francisco, CA
Continue its Shareholder Action on Hydraulic Fracturing program, which includes company research and dialogue, shareholder resolutions and media outreach
$40,000
www.asyousow.org

Ceres, Inc.

Boston, MA
Advance the idea that environmental and social issues like water availability are bottom-line financial issues and provide strategies to companies for incorporation into business and investment decision-making
$50,000
www.ceres.org

2009


As You Sow

San Francisco, CA
Launch of a shareholder activism campaign to reduce the environmental damage and public health impacts of the use of hydraulic fracturing methods during gas drilling
$35,000
www.asyousow.org

Ceres, Inc.

Boston, MA
Building the financial case for why corporations, investors and financial firms must regard water scarcity as a significant limiting factor in business models
$50,000
www.ceres.org

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

New York, NY
Investor network awareness for better disclosure of water data by water utilities
$30,000
www.iccr.org

Environment > Media (prior to 2017)

These grants aim to raise awareness of freshwater concerns through national media and investigative reporting outlets.

2015


Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

Purcelleville, VA
2015-16 Freshwater Awareness Initiative
$15,000
www.blueridgecenter.org

Independent Media Institute

Berkeley, CA
AlterNet's coverage of freshwater issues, with a special focus on fracking
$25,000
www.alternet.org

2014


Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

Purcelleville, VA
Blue Ridge Press' 2014 -2015 Freshwater Environmental Change Series
$20,000
www.blueridgecenter.org

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Inc.

Independent Media Institute

Berkeley, CA
AlterNet's coverage of freshwater issues, with a special focus on fracking and the intersections of water and energy
$25,000
www.alternet.org

2013


Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation

Pittsburgh, PA
Allegheny Front's reporting on the impacts of gas drilling on water resources
$25,000
wyep.org

Public Education Center, Inc.

Washington, DC
Natural Resources News Service and its coverage of freshwater and gas drilling issues
$30,000
www.dcbureau.org

One Ocean Media Foundation

Stone Ridge , NY
Production of the documentary film Dear President Obama, Americans Against Fracking in One Voice
$50,000
www.jonbowermaster.com

Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

Purcelleville , VA
Blue Ridge Press' 2013-14 Freshwater Awareness Initiative and its National
Editor Survey
$20,000
www.blueridgecenter.org

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Inc.

Narrowsburg, NY
Trailer Talk: Frack Talk Marcellus Shale Water Project, a multi-media project
$20,000
www.artsalliancesite.org

2012


Independent Media Institute

San Francisco , CA
AlterNet's coverage of freshwater issues, particularly on threats from the gas industry
$30,000
www.alternet.org

Public Education Center, Inc.

Washington , DC
Natural Resources News Service's coverage of gas drilling and issues affecting water in the Eastern U.S.

$30,000
www.dcbureau.org

Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

Purcellville, VA
Blue Ridge Press' 2012-13 Freshwater Environmental Change Series and its National Editor Survey
$20,000
www.blueridgecenter.org

Penn State Public Broadcasting

University Park, PA
Think Outside the Pipes, a local reporting initiative for public radio that aims to raise awareness of green infrastructure projects across the country
$30,000
www.wpsu.org

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC
A series of radio programs on freshwater issues on The Story with Dick Gordon
$35,000
www.unc.org

2011


Public Education Center, Inc.

Washington, DC
Natural Resources News Service and its investigations into anti-environmental law firms that weaken federal environmental laws and its on-going reporting on gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale region
$50,000
www.dcbureau.org

Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

Purcelleville, VA
Blue Ridge Press 2011-12 Freshwater Environmental Change Series and its National Editor Survey
$20,000
www.blueridgecenter.org

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Inc.

Independent Media Institute

San Francisco, CA
AlterNet's coverage of freshwater issues, particularly on threats from the gas industry
$30,000
www.alternet.org

International Media Project

Oakland, CA
Its production, broadcast and distribution of two 30-minute editions of Making Contact focused on freshwater issues
$20,000
www.radioproject.org

Pundit Productions, Inc.

Washington, DC
Capitol News Connection's localized and investigative freshwater and environment reporting and 'Newsit', a crowd-sourced collaborative tool for local environmental journalism
$25,000
www.capitolnewsconnection.org

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC
A series of radio programs on freshwater issues on The Story with Dick Gordon
$50,000
www.wunc.org

2010


Public Education Center, Inc.

Washington, DC
Natural Resources News Service and its coverage of freshwater and gas drilling issues
$50,000
www.dcbureau.org

Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

Purcelleville, VA
Blue Ridge Press 2010-11 Freshwater Awareness Initiative covering freshwater and drinking water pollution and policy issues and a National Editor Survey of water interests
$20,000
www.blueridgecenter.org

Independent Media Institute

San Francisco, CA
Expansion of AlterNet's coverage of freshwater issues
$30,000
www.alternet.org

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
In-depth news coverage of issues related to water privatization in the Great Lakes region
$15,000
www.givingto.msu.edu

Positive Futures Network

Bainbridge Island, WA
Maximizing the impact of YES! magazine's Summer 2010 water issue through extensive promotion
$20,000
www.yesmagazine.org

Pundit Productions, Inc.

Washington, DC
Capitol News Connection's localized and investigative freshwater and environment reporting and efforts with collaborative citizen journalism models
$50,000
www.capitalnewsconnection.org

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC
A series of radio programs on freshwater issues on The Story with Dick Gordon
$50,000
www.wunc.org

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Inc.

Narrowsburg, NY
Trailer Talk: Marcellus Shale Water Project, a radio series and interactive website focused on the potential impacts of gas drilling in New York
$14,000
www.artsalliancesite.org

International Media Project

Oakland, CA
Production, distribution and broadcasting of radio programs on water issues
$20,000
www.radioproject.org

2009


Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

Purcelleville, VA
Using print and electronic media to engage newspaper editors, writers and the public in explorations of freshwater issues
$15,000
www.blueridgecenter.org

Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

Purcelleville, VA
Research, writing and distribution of a feature news article on the dangers of gas drilling
$2,500
www.blueridgecenter.org

Georgia Public Telecommunications

Atlanta, GA
Completion of the documentary film, Chattahoochee: From Water War to Water Vision, about the struggle between Alabama, Florida and Georgia over water use and water rights
$25,000
www.gpb.org

Minnesota Public Radio/American Public Media

St. Paul, MN
American Public Media's Sustainability Initiative, a collaboration of six national public radio programs that analyze and communicate sustainability and freshwater issues to audiences through diverse programming
$50,000
americanpublicmedia.publicradio.org

National Environmental Education & Training Foundation, Inc.

Washington, DC
Earth Gauge, a water education program for broadcast television meteorologists
$40,000
www.neefusa.org

Public Education Center, Inc.

Washington, DC
Natural Resources News Service/Water Bureau to develop investigative reporting stories on freshwater issues
$75,000
www.dcbureau.org

Pundit Productions, Inc.

Washington, DC
Capitol News Connection's localized environmental reporting and the Ask Your Lawmaker interactive web module
$75,000
www.capitolnewsconnection.org

Regents of the University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI
Freshwater coverage on The Environment Report, public radio's only national environmental news service
$25,000
www.environmentreport.org

Tides Center

San Francisco, CA
Production and distribution of a short film, The Story of Bottled Water
$30,000
www.tides.org

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC
Series of interviews focused on freshwater issues on WUNC's nationally-syndicated program, The Story with Dick Gordon
$50,000
www.wunc.org

Environment > State and National Policy (prior to 2017)

These grants support efforts to increase public investment in water infrastructure, oversight of existing federal and state laws and regulations, and advocacy for stronger and enforceable policies

2016


Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Livingston Manor, NY
New York Clean Energy Convening
$5,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Citizens Campaign Fund for the Environment

Farmingdale, NY
Drinking water protection for all New Yorkers
$25,000
www.citizenscampaign.org

Clean Water Fund

Washington, DC
National water projects focused on reducing drinking water contamination, improving drinking water quality, challenging threats from oil and gas development activities
$90,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Evaluating and communicating the climate-warming impacts of methane emissions from shale gas (over 2 years)
$130,000
www.cornell.edu

Delaware Riverkeeper Network

Bristol, PA
Travel expenses for the We The People hearing at the National Press Club, Washington, DC
$5,000
www.delawareriverkeeper.org

Earth Economics

Tacoma, WA
Advancing national accounting standards and increasing public investment in sustainable water infrastructure in the U.S.
$25,000
www.eartheconomics.org

Earthjustice

San Francisco, CA
Protecting communities from oil and gas threats and advancing clean energy in New York; support for its litigation and communication efforts related to its representation of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota
$95,000
www.earthjustice.org

Earthworks

Washington, DC
Leveraging health and climate impacts to slow gas infrastructure in New York
$80,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environment America

Washington, DC
National action to protect clean water
$75,000
www.environmentamerica.org

Environmental Working Group

Washington, DC
Complete the launch of the updated National Drinking Water database
$60,000
www.ewg.org

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
Energy finance training for advocates working on unconventional gas and oil campaigns
$15,000
www.ieefa.org

Netcentric Campaigns, Inc.

Washington, DC
Halt The Harm, an advocacy network for those impacted by shale gas drilling
$30,000
www.netcentriccampaigns.org

North Carolina Conservation Network

Raleigh, NC
Protect freshwater resources in North Carolina (over 2 years)
$140,000
www.ncconservationnetwork.org

Riverkeeper, Inc.

Ossining, NY
New York Source Water Protection Project
$40,000
www.riverkeeper.org

Sierra Club Foundation

Oakland, CA
National campaign to stop natural gas pipelines
$30,000
www.sierraclubfoundation.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Legal support for Gas Free Seneca
$25,000

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
Science Communications Network's project on health effects associated with unconventional oil and gas operations
$30,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Clean Air Council

Philadelphia, PA
Developing capacity in New York-based community groups to address natural gas infrastructue
$25,000
www.cleanair.org

Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Clean water and clean energy campaigns
$90,000
www.eany.org

Frack Action

Kingston, NY
General operating support
$70,000
www.frackaction.com

Honor the Earth

Callaway, MN
Great Lakes pipeline and climate change organizing
$40,000
www.honorearth.org

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY
Its work protecting drinking water from poorly regulated oil and gas drilling and other threats
$80,000
www.nypirg.org

Partnership for Policy Integrity

Pelham, MA
Revealing the risks of drilling and fracking chemicals
$30,000
www.pfpi.net

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Marcellus Shale-related activities in New York including research, policy advocacy, organizing, coalition building and media outreach
$75,000

Water Defense, Inc.

Livingston Manor, NY
General operating support
$50,000
www.waterdefense.org

Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc.

New York, NY
Clean and Safe Energy Campaign
$15,000
www.waterkeeper.org

New York Public Interest Research Group fund

New York, NY
Public education efforts to protect New York's water resources
$60,000
www.nypirg.org

Align the Alliance for a Greater NY, Inc.

New York, NY
NY Renews coalition
$30,000
www.alignny.org

Alliance for a Green Economy

Syracuse, NY
General operating support for the NY Renews coalition
$40,000
www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org

American Sustainable Business Institute, Inc.

Washington, DC
Mobilizing New York businesses to reach renewable energy goals
$40,000
www.ASBCouncil.org

Earthworks

Washington, DC
Technical review and comments related to New York's management of oil and gas field waste
$5,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environmental Integrity Project

Washington, DC
Work to apply pressure on federal and state agencies to better regulate the oil and gas industry and protect the public from the effects of toxic chemicals and greenhouse gas emissions
$40,000
www.environmentalintegrity.org

Fractracker Alliance

Johnstown, PA
Continue its mapping and analytical support to grassroots advocates fighting oil and gas extraction, transport and infrastructure in New York and the Northeast
$45,000
www.FracTracker.org

Grassroots Environmental Education, Inc.

Port Washington, NY
Public awareness initiatives related to natural gas infrastructure, fracking waste and sustainable energy in New York
$40,000
www.grassrootsinfo.org

Oil Change International

Washington, NY
Its work to slow gas infrastructure expansion in the Marcellus and Utica  shale regions
$25,000
www.priceofoil.org

Public Accountability Initiative, Inc.

Buffalo, NY
Power research on the oil and gas industry
$25,000
www.public-accountability.org

Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project

McMurray, PA
New York Environmental Health Monitoring Project, Year Two
$60,000
www.environmentalhealthproject.org

Earthworks

2015


Citizens Campaign Fund for the Environment

Farmingdale , NY
Educational and outreach campaigns to protect New York from gas development and its ancillary impacts and to advance renewable energy
$20,000
www.citizenscampaign.org

Clean Water Fund

Washington , DC
Its continued work on policy innovation, regulatory monitoring, constituency outreach and mobilization on water issues 
$80,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Earthworks

Washington , DC
Work to slow the expansion of gas infrastructure in New York and the surrounding Marcellus and Utica Shale regions
$75,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Boston , MA
Its work building a clean water future
$60,000
www.environmentamericacenter.org

Environmental Working Group

Washington , DC
Research, creation and promotion of an updated National Drinking Water Database
$60,000
www.ewg.org

Netcentric Campaigns, Inc.

North Carolina Conservation Network

Raleigh, NC
Work to protect North Carolina's water
$70,000
www.ncconservationnetwork.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Continued Marcellus Shale-related activities in New York, including 
research, advocacy, media outreach, internet mapping, and grassroots 
organizing 
$50,000

Sustainable Markets Foundation

Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc.

New York, NY
Clean and Safe Energy Campaign
$10,000
www.waterkeeper.org

Alliance for a Green Economy

Syracuse, NY
General operating support
$30,000
allianceforagreeneconomy.org

American Sustainable Business Institute, Inc.

Washington, DC
Building New York State business engagement in the transition to renewable energy
$45,000
www.ASBCouncil.org

Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Washington, DC
Clean Water Network
$50,000
www.environmentamericacenter.org

Environmental Integrity Project

Washington, DC
Efforts to address the oil and gas industry's releases of toxic chemicals and strengthen the key federal environmental laws that are meant to inform and protect the public from these releases
$40,000
www.environmentalintegrity.org

Food & Water Watch

Fractracker Alliance

Johnstown, PA
Its work to reveal the risks of oil and gas activities and infrastructure in New York through mapping, analysis, and community engagement
$45,000
www.FracTracker.org

Grassroots Environmental Education, Inc.

Port Washington, NY
Public awareness initiatives related to shale gas infrastructure and waste in New York State
$40,000
grassrootsinfo.org

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY
Its work to protect drinking water from poorly regulated oil and gas drilling and other threats
$80,000
www.nrdc.org

2014


Clean Air Council

Washington, DC
Developing capacity in New York-based community groups to address natural gas infrastructure
$25,000
www.cleanair.org

Clean Water Fund

Washington, DC
Its continued work on policy innovation, regulatory monitoring, constituency outreach and mobilization on water issues
$80,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$50,000
www.cedclaw.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Educational and advisory efforts to highlight the importance of methane to  the greenhouse gas footprint of natural gas
$67,000
www.eeb.cornell.edu/howarth

Earthworks

Washington, DC
Oil & Gas Accountability Project work in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions
$70,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Washington, DC
Protect clean water by working to restore protections in the Clean Water Act and to build a national anti-fracking movement
$60,000
www.environmentamerica.org

Environmental Working Group

Washington, DC
Drinking water protection research and communications, including its work related to fracking
$60,000
www.ewg.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
New Yorkers Against Fracking coalition
$100,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
Expand the statewide movement against oil fracking and other oil extraction techniques in California
$22,500
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

Netcentric Campaigns, Inc.

Washington, DC
Continued development of the Halt the Harm network
$25,000
www.netcentriccampaigns.org

North Carolina Conservation Network

Raleigh, NC
Continued work to protect North Carolina's water, including the challenge of stopping fracking
$60,000
www.ncconservationnetwork.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
General operating support for Elected Officials to Protect New York
$20,000

Bluegreen Alliance Foundation

Minneapolis , MN
Clean Water=Good Jobs, a national advocacy project to upgrade water infrastructure, protect water resources, and create good jobs
$50,000
www.bgafoundation.org

Citizens Campaign Fund for the Environment

Farmingdale , NY
Public education and outreach on gas drilling in New York State
$20,000
www.citizenscampaign.org

Earthjustice

San Francisco , CA
Ongoing efforts to safeguard human health and the environment in the Northeast from dangers associated with fracking
$75,000
www.earthjustice.org

Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany , NY
Ongoing work to safeguard New York from gas drilling and emerging work to ensure the vision of a sustainable, cleaner and safer energy future for the state
$80,000
www.eany.org

Frack Action Fund

New York , NY
General operating support
$70,000

Green Corps, Inc.

Oakland , CA
Strengthen the fracking activist base in the New York City suburbs
$25,000
www.greencorps.org

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund

New York, NY
Continue its public education and outreach campaign on the issue of gas drilling in New York

$50,000
www.nypirg.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York , NY
Continued Marcellus Shale-related activities in New York, including research, advocacy, media outreach, internet mapping, and grassroots organizing


$50,000

Citizens Awareness Network, Inc.

Shelburne Falls, MA
Alliance for a Green Economy general operating support
$10,000
www.nukebusters.org

Environmental Integrity Project

Washington, DC
Efforts to strengthen the public right to know by requiring the oil and gas industry to report to the national Toxics Release Inventory
$30,000
www.environmentalintegrity.org

Food & Water Watch

Fractracker Alliance

Johnstown, PA
Continued role as a resource for understanding the impacts of unconventional oil and gas development in New York
$43,000
www.FracTracker.org

Grassroots Environmental Education, Inc.

Port Washington, NY
Public awareness initiatives related to shale gas development in New York State
$35,000
grassrootsinfo.org

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY
Protecting drinking water from poorly regulated oil and gas drilling and other threats
$80,000
www.nrdc.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
General operating support for Energy Policy Forum
$30,000

American Rivers, Inc.

Washington, DC
Promotion of sustainable water infrastructure funding and policy
$70,000
www.americanrivers.org

Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Livingston Manor, NY
General support for its on-going comprehensive campaign against fracking

$50,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Water resource protection and stream and wetland mitigation in North

$40,000
www.edf.org

Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University

Durham, NC
Research into the environmental and health risks of oil and gas wastewater disposal in the Marcellus Shale region
$70,000
nicholas.duke.edu

Pamlico-Tar River Foundation, Inc.

Washington, NC
Waterkeepers Carolina for general operating support and its water quality testing work
$25,000
www.ptrf.org

Public Policy and Education Fund of New York

Albany, NY
Campaign against fracking in New York and related organizing work in the Southern Tier
$60,000
www.ppefny.org

Southern Environmental Law Center, Inc.

Chapel Hill, NC
Advocacy and leadership for protecting drinking water in North Carolina and the Southeast
$100,000
SouthernEnvironment.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Coordinate the broad movement of opposition to shale gas drilling in New York
$75,000

Yadkin Riverkeeper, Inc.

Winston Salem, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.yadkinriverkeeper.org

Physicians Scientists and Engineers for Sustainable and Healthy Energy

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$60,000
www.psehealthyenergy.org

Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Washington, DC
Relaunch the Clean Water Network
$50,000
www.environmentamerica.org

2013


Clean Water Fund

Washington, DC
Its continued work on policy innovation, regulatory monitoring, constituency outreach and mobilization on water issues
$80,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Earthworks

Washington, DC
Oil & Gas Accountability Project work in the Marcellus Shale region

$70,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Washington, DC
Protect and improve Clean Water Act protections, and build greater awareness and support for stronger public policy on fracking
$60,000
www.environmentamerica.org

Environmental Working Group

Washington, DC
Protecting drinking water from fracking and industrial contamination
$65,000
www.ewg.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
New Yorkers Against Fracking coalition
$125,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

North Carolina Conservation Network

Raleigh, NC
Continued and expanded work to protect North Carolina's water, including the challenge of stopping fracking
$70,000
www.ncconservationnetwork.org

Public Accountability Initiative, Inc.

Buffalo, NY
Research on the gas industry's network of support in the academic, policy and financial spheres
$25,000
public-accountability.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Continued Marcellus Shale-related activities in New York, including research, advocacy, media outreach, internet mapping, and grassroots organizing
$50,000

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
General operating support for Elected Officials to Protect New York
$20,000

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
Educate and mobilize nurses in New York and the Marcellus Shale region on Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environment's work to address gas drilling issues
$20,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Bluegreen Alliance Foundation

Minneapolis , MN
Engage its membership and the public on the need for water infrastructure investments, and its impacts including creating jobs and protecting public health and the environment

$50,000
www.bluegreenalliance.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Continued evaluation of global warming and other environmental impacts of shale gas (Howarth and Marino Lab Group)
$60,000
www.eeb.cornell.edu/howarth/index.php

Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Educate policymakers and the public about risks associated with fracking and high-volume horizontal gas drilling
$75,000
www.eany.org

Green Media Toolshed, Inc.

Washington, DC
Building an advocacy network to halt the harms of fracking
$25,000
netcentriccampaigns.org

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund

New York , NY
Continuation of its widespread public education campaign on the issue of gas drilling in New York
$50,000
www.nypirg.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York , NY
General operating support for Frack Action
$60,000

Citizens Campaign Fund for the Environment

Farmingdale , NY
Public education and outreach on gas drilling in New York State
$20,000
www.citizenscampaign.org

Clean Water for North Carolina, Inc.

Asheville , NC
Water Justice Campaign
$80,000
www.cwfnc.org

Earthjustice

San Francisco , CA
Protection of freshwater and natural resources in the Northeast particularly as
the region faces environmental health risks from expanded gas drilling
$75,000
www.earthjustice.org

Food & Water Watch

Fractracker Alliance

Johnstown , PA
Empowering New Yorkers with shale gas data, information and insights
$40,000
www.FracTracker.org

Grassroots Environmental Education, Inc.

Washington , NY
Its public education and outreach activities on fracking to the public,
religious leaders and policy-makers in New York
$25,000
grassrootsinfo.org

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany , NY
Elevate and sustain attention on children's special needs and vulnerabilities as
the fracking debate continues in New York and other states
$5,000
www.healthyschools.org

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY
Protect drinking water from poorly regulated oil and gas drilling and other
threats
$80,000
www.nrdc.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York , NY
General operating support for Fleased, a group representing and educating landowners who hold gas leases
$30,000

American Rivers, Inc.

Washington, DC
Promotion of sustainable water infrastructure funding and policy
$80,000
www.americanrivers.org

Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc

Youngsville, NY
General support for its on-going comprehensive campaign against fracking and the completion of a hydrogeological study
$40,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Ensuring abundant clean water for a sustainable future in North Carolina
$50,000
www.edf.org

Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University

Durham, NC
Study of the environmental effects of gas drilling wastewater production and disposal
$70,000
nicholas.duke.edu

Physicians Scientists and Engineers for Sustainable and Healthy Energy

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$50,000
www.psehealthyenergy.org

Public Policy and Education Fund of New York

Albany, NY
Its campaign against fracking in New York and related organizing work in the Southern Tier
$60,000
www.ppefny.org

Southern Environmental Law Center, Inc.

Chapel Hill, NC
Protect water quality and improve water management efforts in North Carolina and the Southeast U.S.
$100,000
SouthernEnvironment.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, N
Elected Officials to Protect New York, a statewide campaign to coordinate a movement of local lawmakers in New York State to advocate for the continued moratorium on shale gas drilling
$15,000
www.nyelectedofficials.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Its efforts to help coordinate the broad movement of opposition to shale gas drilling in New York
$75,000

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Energy Policy Forum and its on-going research and reports on the financial anomalies of shale gas production
$20,000
energypolicyforum.org

2012


As You Sow

Oakland , CA
Its continued work pressuring major gas producing companies to be more transparent and to acknowledge the negative environmental, health and social impacts of hydraulic fracturing

$40,000
www.asyousow.org

Clean Water Fund

Washington , DC
Its continued work on policy innovation, regulatory monitoring, constituency outreach and mobilization on water issues

$70,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Common Cause Education Fund

Washington , DC
Continue its research and outreach projects in New York focused on the natural gas industry's campaign finance and lobbying expenditures at the state and local levels

$40,000
www.commoncause.org

Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
General operating support
$50,000
www.cedclaw.org

Earthworks

Washington , DC
Oil and Gas Accountability Project's Marcellus region work and its Stop the Frack Attack national collaboration activities

$65,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Washington , DC
Protect and improve Clean Water Act protections, and to launch an expanded initiative to fight fracking in individual states, building up to national regulation
$60,000
www.environmentamerica.org

Environmental Working Group

Washington , DC
Protect drinking water from industrial contamination and reduce bottled
water consumption
$80,000
www.ewg.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington , DC
Expand New Yorkers Against Fracking's organizing capacity
$125,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

North Carolina Conservation Network

Raleigh , NC
Protect state water resources and prevent gas drilling from taking place in North Carolina
$60,000
www.ncconservationnetwork.org

Public Accountability Initiative, Inc.

Buffalo , NY
Strategic, high-impact research on the gas industry's network of support in the academic, policy and financial spheres
$20,000
public-accountability.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Continued Marcellus Shale-related activities in New York, including research, advocacy, media outreach, internet mapping, and a grassroots organizing campaign

$50,000

Citizens for Water Foundation

New York, NY
General operating support
$10,000
www.citizensforwater.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Continued evaluation and presentations on methane and the global warming consequences of shale gas and a risk assessment of radon in shale gas
$60,000
www.cornell.edu

Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Educate decision-makers and the public about risks associated with fracking and high-volume horizontal gas drilling
$75,000
www.eany.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
New Yorkers Against Fracking coordination and outreach activities
$40,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

National Academy of Sciences

Washington, DC
Reports on risk and governance issues involving shale gas extraction
$20,000
www.nationalacademies.org

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund

New York, NY
Public education campaign on the issue of gas drilling in New York
$50,000
www.nypirg.org

Public Policy and Education Fund of New York

Albany, NY
Campaign against fracking in New York and related organizing work in the Southern Tier
$30,000

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Pittsboro, NC
Landowner outreach and education on gas drilling and leasing issues in North Carolina
$30,000
www.rafiusa.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
General operating support for Frack Action
$60,000

Virginia Organizing

Charlottesville, VA
Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments which is working to educate and mobilize nurses in New York and the Marcellus Shale region around issues associated with hydraulic fracturing and gas drilling
$20,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Bluegreen Alliance Foundation

Minneapolis, MN
Engage its membership and the public on the need for water infrastructure investments, and its impacts including creating jobs and protecting public health and the environment
$50,000
www.bgafoundation.org

Clean Water Network

Washington, DC
General operating support
$50,000
www.cleanwaternetwork.org

Community Foundation for the Alleghenies

Johnstown, PA
FracTracker.org's coverage of New York shale gas issues
$40,000
www.cfalleghenies.org

Earthworks

Washington, DC
Organize a day of action in Washington, D.C. to demand stronger protections for communities impacted by gas drilling and to call for measures to move the nation towards a clean energy future
$15,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Southern Environmental Law Center, Inc.

Chapel Hill, NC
Voter education to promote environmental protection in North Carolina
$30,000
SouthernEnvironment.org

American Rivers, Inc.

Washington, DC
Promotion of sustainable water infrastructure funding, financing and policy
$100,000
www.americanrivers.org

Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Youngsville, NY
Complete and release a study on the health impacts of gas drilling and for general support for its work on gas drilling issues in New York State
$30,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Citizens Campaign Fund for the Environment

Farmingdale, NY
Public education and outreach on gas drilling in New York State
$20,000
www.citizenscampaign.org

Earthjustice

San Francisco, CA
Protection of freshwater and natural resources in the Northeast
$65,000
www.earthjustice.org

Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Design and secure implementation of a science-based policy framework to responsibly manage North Carolina's water resources
$80,000
www.edf.org

Fiscal Policy Institute

New York, NY
Investigation into the economic and fiscal impacts of hydraulic fracturing gas drilling in New York State
$40,000
www.fiscalpolicy.org

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY
Protecting drinking water from poorly regulated oil and gas drilling and other threats
$85,000
www.nrdc.org

Southern Environmental Law Center, Inc.

Chapel Hill, NC
Protect water quality and improve water management efforts in North Carolina and the Southeast U.S.
$125,000
SouthernEnvironment.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
General operating support for Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy, which assembles and disseminates peer-reviewed research and information on hydrofracking
$40,000

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Help coordinate the broad movement of opposition to shale gas drilling in New York
$50,000

2011


Clean Water Fund

Washington, DC
Continued work on policy innovation, regulatory monitoring, constituency outreach and mobilization and grassroots campaigning on water issues
$70,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Common Cause Education Fund

Washington, DC
Continue its research and outreach projects in New York and Pennsylvania focused on the natural gas industry's campaign finance and lobbying expenditures at the state and regional level
$50,000
www.commoncause.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Research on local community responses to hydraulic fracturing, focused on New York communities that are devising strategies to regulate fracking within their jurisdictions
$25,000
www.greenchoices.cornell.edu

Earthworks

Washington, DC
Work with local communities in the Marcellus Shale region to defend their rights and hold energy companies accountable and to advance policy solutions in New York that will make it a national model for protecting its citizens and the environment
$60,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Washington, DC
Protecting America's Waters Campaign, which aims to work at the federal and state levels to stop big polluters' attacks on waterways and win strong clean water protections
$50,000
www.environmentamerica.org

Environmental Working Group

Washington, DC
To raise awareness about environmental and public health concerns associated with bottled water and the benefits of protecting tap water, and its work to influence safety regulations and environmental protections around gas drilling
$100,000
www.ewg.org

North Carolina Conservation Network

Raleigh, NC
Protection of North Carolina's water resources and to prevent the introduction of horizontal hydraulic fracturing in the state
$60,000
www.ncconservationnetwork.org

Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Educate policy-makers about the need for a stringent and rigorous program for regulating the natural gas industry before drilling is permitted
$100,000
www.eany.org

International WOW Company

Brooklyn, NY
The production and dissemination of film work and media projects that frame gas drilling issues and report on the crisis
$100,000
www.internationalwow.com

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund

New York, NY
Public education campaign on the issue of gas drilling in New York
$50,000
www.nypirg.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Frack Action, as it develops a more coordinated coalition of grassroots organizations and helps mobilize college students through involvement in Power Shift New York
$50,000

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Expansion of its Marcellus Shale-related activities in New York State, including research, advocacy, media outreach and a grassroots organizing campaign
$75,000

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Efforts to help coordinate the broad movement of opposition to gas drilling in New York
$52,000

Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University

Durham, NC
The completion of a study of the impact of gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing on water quality and to promote policy safeguards
$50,000
nicholas.duke.edu

Appalachian Voices

Boone, NC
Appalachia Water Watch project to strengthen enforcement of Clean Water Act laws in coal-bearing states
$20,000
www.appvoices.org

Clean Water Network

Washington, DC
General operating support
$50,000
www.cleanwaternetwork.org

Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc

Ithaca, NY
Fleased, an organization advocating for landholder rights in the realm of gas leasing
$20,000
cedclaw.org

Conservation Leaders Network

Wedderburn, OR
The activities of Local Officials for Clean Water, which organizes county officials to advocate for clean water policies
$15,000
www.conservationleaders.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
The further development and dissemination of the study measuring the greenhouse gas footprint of Marcellus shale gas exploration and use
$48,229
www.alumni.cornell.edu/foundations

American Rivers, Inc.

Washington, DC
Promoting sustainable water infrastructure funding and policy at the national level
$110,000
www.americanrivers.org

Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Youngsville, NY
Commission of a scientific study on the potential for out-of-formation fracturing to occur during gas drilling and also for general operating support
$25,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Citizens Campaign Fund for the Environment

Farmingdale, NY
Continued public education and outreach on the risks of hydraulic fracturing and gas drilling
$20,000
www.citizenscampaign.org

Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Design science-based water policies and oversee the implementation of existing water laws and regulations in North Carolina
$85,000
www.edf.org

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY
Continue its efforts to ensure that drinking water is safe and affordable for all Americans
$50,000
www.nrdc.org

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility

Washington, DC
Work to counter the growing spread of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in drinking water supplies
$30,000
www.peer.org

Southern Environmental Law Center, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
Water quality and water management efforts in the Southeast U.S.
$125,000
SouthernEnvironment.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for a Sustainable and Healthy Energy, Inc., as it supplies vetted resources and solid scientific information on unconventional gas development to the public and policymakers
$20,000

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Frack Action, as it creates and implements a broad educational campaign to inform the public about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing and builds a new network of activists
$15,000

Vermont Natural Resources Council, Inc.

Montpelier, VT
Participation in the first permit application of a large groundwater withdrawal under the state's new groundwater public trust law
$20,000
www.vnrc.org

Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc.

Irvington, NY
To continue its work to end the concentrated animal production industry's contamination of North Carolina's air and waters
$15,000
www.waterkeeper.org

2010


Clean Water Fund

Washington, DC
Develop innovative policies, monitor the federal regulatory process, and mobilize the grassroots with new visions for water use, management and infrastructure
$75,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Common Cause Education Fund

Washington, DC
Research and outreach projects in New York and Pennsylvania focused on the gas industry's campaign finance and lobbying expenditures and activities
$50,000
www.commoncause.org

Earthjustice

Oakland, CA
Expanded efforts to protect freshwater in the Northeast, particularly to improve and protect water quality, secure proper regulation and disposal of waste from gas exploration, and hold the gas industry accountable for the true costs of hydraulic fracturing
$65,000
www.earthjustice.org

Earthworks

Washington, DC
Work to protect communities and the environment from the destructive impacts of gas development in the Marcellus Shale region
$70,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Boston, MA
Work to restore the Clean Water Act and protect drinking water supplies from contamination from gas drilling
$50,000
www.environmentamerica.org

Environmental Working Group

Washington, DC
Raise awareness of bottled water quality, improve tap water quality, and focus attention on hydraulic fracturing and the need for policy reforms
$100,000
www.ewg.org

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY
Continue its efforts to protect New York's Marcellus Shale region from the dangers of gas drilling and to strengthen federal regulations for oil and gas drilling
$50,000
www.nrdc.org

North Carolina Conservation Network

Raleigh, NC
Expand its work protecting North Carolina's water resources including advocating for creation of a comprehensive water withdrawal permitting system and preventing hydraulic fracturing from being introduced in the state
$60,000
www.ncconservationnetwork.org

Earthworks

Washington, DC
Build an enhanced Marcellus Shale campaign website
$15,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Educate decision-makers and the public about the risks associated with hydraulic fracturing and to advance a stringent and rigorous program for regulating this industry
$100,000
www.eany.org

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund

New York, NY
Public education campaign on the issue of natural gas drilling in New York's Marcellus Shale region
$50,000
www.nypirg.org

Clean Water Network

Washington, DC
General operating support
$50,000
www.cleanwaternetwork.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Completion and dissemination of a study estimating the greenhouse gas consequences of drilling and using Marcellus Shale gas
$35,000
www.alumni.cornell.edu/foundations

International WOW Company

Brooklyn, NY
A grassroots social engagement campaign around Gasland, the award-winning documentary film about gas drilling in the United States.
$75,000
www.internationalwow.com

American Rivers, Inc.

Washington, DC
Promoting sustainable infrastructure funding and policy at the national level
$100,000
www.americanrivers.org

Citizens Campaign Fund for the Environment

Farmingdale, NY
Build upon and expand its current Marcellus Shale campaign to protect New York's water, land, air and people
$20,000
www.citizenscampaign.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Completion of a comprehensive economic impact analysis of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region
$100,000
www.alumni.cornell.edu/foundations

Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Advocate for water management policy reform in North Carolina to protect the ecological integrity of the state's rivers and streams
$85,000
www.edf.org

Open Space Institute, Inc.

New York, NY
Catskill Mountainkeeper's education and outreach program to stop unsafe gas drilling
$25,000
www.osiny.org

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility

Washington, DC
Work to counter the growing spread of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in freshwater resources
$50,000
www.peer.org

Southern Environmental Law Center, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
Water quality and water management efforts in the Southeast U.S.
$125,000
www.southernenvironment.org

Vermont Natural Resources Council, Inc.

Montpelier, VT
Work with the state to create a new groundwater protection program that properly implements a new law providing public trust protections to groundwater resources
$35,000
www.vnrc.org

Vermonters for a Clean Environment

Danby, VT
Investigate and raise awareness of the public health impacts of the use of chloramine as a public drinking water disinfectant
$15,000
www.vce.org

Citizens Campaign Fund for the Environment

Farmingdale, NY
Printing and distribution of hydrofracking report for NY policymakers, public and media
$3,000
www.citizenscampaign.org

2009


Adirondack Council, Inc.

Elizabethtown, NY
State and regional water quality advocacy work
$15,000
www.adirondackcouncil.org

American Rivers, Inc.

Washington, DC
Building and mobilizing a broad movement of freshwater activists to advocate for sustainable water infrastructure solutions
$100,000
www.americanrivers.org

Clean Water for North Carolina, Inc.

Asheville, NC
North Carolina Water Justice Campaign, providing outreach and advocacy for equitable and sustainable water use policies (over two years)
$60,000
www.cwfnc.org

Clean Water Fund

Washington, DC
Research, organizing, grassroots campaigning and policy development on national water issues
$75,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Clean Water Network

Washington, DC
General operating support
$45,000
www.cleanwaternetwork.org

Common Cause Education Fund

Washington, DC
Research and media outreach in New York and Pennsylvania focused on the gas industry's campaign finance and lobbying expenditures and activities
$75,000
www.commoncause.org

Earthjustice

Oakland, CA
Advocacy and legal intervention work to protect New York and Pennsylvania communities and water resources from gas drilling pollution
$75,000
www.earthjustice.org

Earthworks

Washington, DC
Oil & Gas Accountability Project expansion to the Marcellus Shale region
$70,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Boston, MA
Protecting America's Waters campaign, using the Clean Water Act to address freshwater pollution issues and working to keep drinking water safe from chemicals used by the oil and gas industry
$50,000
www.environmentamerica.org

Environment Council of Rhode Island Education Fund

Providence, RI
Coalition for Water Security's campaign to establish state policies for fair use of Rhode Island's freshwater resources
$15,000
www.environmentcouncilri.org

Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Coordination of low level flights for media and decision-makers of areas already disrupted by gas exploration and drilling
$5,000
www.eany.org

Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Education, outreach and coordination of efforts during the Marcellus Shale public comment period
$50,000
www.eany.org

Environmental Advocates of New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Strengthening the state's oversight of gas exploration in New York, documenting problems with the state's water pollution permitting program and advocating for full compliance with the federal Clean Water Act
$40,000
www.eany.org

Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Designing a comprehensive water allocation policy for North Carolina and communicating the recommendations to the public and decision-makers
$100,000
www.edf.org

Environmental Working Group

Washington, DC
Toxic & Human Health Program, specifically its safer source water project that aims to ensure safe, affordable drinking water from the tap
$100,000
www.ewg.org

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

New York, NY
Efforts to protect environmental and human health from gas drilling impacts in New York, advocacy for closing oil and gas exemptions in federal statutes, and ongoing work on national drinking water concerns
$100,000
www.nrdc.org

North Carolina Conservation Network

Raleigh, NC
Advocate for passage and implementation of North Carolina legislation to protect the state's water supplies
$50,000
www.ncconservationnetwork.org

Ohio Environmental Council

Columbus, OH
Research into a potential bottled water tax in Ohio to support the restoration of the state's waterways
$10,000
www.TheOEC.org

Regional Plan Association, Inc.

New York, NY
Elevation of water resource stewardship work through America 2050, a national discourse on infrastructure and land-use
$30,000
www.rpa.org

Southern Environmental Law Center, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
Environmental protection of Southeastern natural resources with a focus on water issues
$200,000
www.southernenvironment.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Public awareness and grassroots action campaign related to gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale
$100,000

Environment > Training & Capacity Building (prior to 2017)

These grants are to build knowledge and technical capacity of environmental leaders, primarily in the nonprofit sector.

2017


Greenpeace Fund, Inc.

Washington, DC
Leading the Resistance, Defending the Environment and Building a Strong Vision for America
$30,000
www.greenpeacefund.org

2015


Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
Financial literacy training for advocates working on unconventional gas and oil campaigns
$15,000
www.ieefa.org

Earthworks

Washington, DC
2015 Stop the Frack Attack national summit
$10,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation

Vienna, VA
Roots & Shoots National
$15,000
www.janegoodall.org

River Network

Portland, OR
Strengthen watershed organizations and leaders in the Eastern U.S. and provide education and training about the impact of the Clean Water Rule
$50,000
www.rivernetwork.org

2014


Nourish International

Carrboro , NC
General operating support

$20,000
www.nourish.org

River Network

Portland, OR
Build the capacity of watershed organizations and leaders to protect water resources in the Eastern U.S.
$50,000
www.rivernetwork.org

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
Science Communication Network's work to publicize peer-reviewed science on natural gas development and health
$25,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

2013


Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation

Chappaqua, NY
NYC Leadership Training in Sustainability Curriculum & Assessment
$5,000
www.celfeducation.org

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund

New York, NY
Engage, educate and activate New York City college-age students in NYPIRG's anti-fracking campaign
$5,000
www.nypirg.org

River Network

Portland , OR
Strengthening of watershed protection groups and researching the water
footprint of fracking
$50,000
www.rivernetwork.org

2012


Environment America Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Washington , DC
Leadership development
$15,000
www.environmentamerica.org

Green Corps, Inc.

San Francisco, CA
Recruitment campaign to bring more young people into environmental organizing and advocacy
$15,000
www.greencorps.org

Clean Energy Durham

Durham, NC
Neighborhood-based continuous learning about energy
$10,000
www.cleanenergydurham.org

Preserve Rural Orange, Inc.

Carrboro, NC
EcoAdvocate Training for environmental advocates
$10,000
preserveruralorange.org

River Network

Portland, OR
Build the capacity of watershed organizations and leaders to protect water resources in the Eastern U.S.
$40,000
www.rivernetwork.org

2011


Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

San Francisco, CA
Continued efforts to explore national opportunities for freshwater grant-making collaboration
$5,000
www.cgbd.org

Green Corps, Inc.

Boston, MA
Recruitment campaign to bring more young people into environmental organizing and advocacy
$15,000
www.greencorps.org

River Network

Portland, OR
Build the capacity of watershed organizations and leaders to protect water resources in the Eastern U.S.
$35,000
www.rivernetwork.org

The Lambi Fund of Haiti

Washington, DC
Grassroots Environmental Program to work with peasant-led organizations in rural Haiti on environmental, water and reforestation projects
$5,000
www.lambifund.org

2010


Green Corps, Inc.

Boston, MA
The East Coast Field School for Environmental Organizing, which trains emerging grassroots environmental leaders in the Eastern U.S.
$25,000
www.greencorps.org

Conservation Leaders Network

Wedderburn, OR
Organizes county officials to advocate for national clean water policies
$20,000
www.conservationleaders.org

Environmental Support Center

Washington, DC
Provide technical assistance activities for grassroots environmental groups that have strong freshwater initiatives
$25,000
www.envsc.org

River Network

Portland, OR
Build the capacity of watershed organizations and leaders to protect water resources in the Eastern U.S.
$30,000
www.rivernetwork.org

Kentucky Coalition, Inc.

London, KY
Alliance for Appalachia's strategy meetings and trainings
$10,000

2009


Citizens Conservation Corps of West Virginia

Beckley, WV
Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team training
$20,000
www.wvccc.com

Conservation Leaders Network

Wedderburn, OR
Clean Water Project, organizes county officials to advocate for clean water policies
$20,000
www.conservationleaders.org

Environmental Leadership Program

Greenbelt, MD
Southeast Regional Network of emerging environmental leaders
$20,000
www.elpnet.org

Environmental Support Center

Washington, DC
Capacity building for organizations working on freshwater issues east of the Mississippi
$50,000
www.envsc.org

Global Greengrants Fund

Boulder, CO
Small grants for environmental and social justice grassroots groups in Africa
$10,000
www.greengrants.org

Green Corps, Inc.

Boston, MA
East Coast Environmental Leadership Training Program
$25,000
www.greencorps.org

Green Corps, Inc.

Boston, MA
Executive Director's participation in Rockwood Leadership Program's Yearlong Fellowship for Executive Leaders called Leading from the Inside Out
$2,000
www.greencorps.org

River Network

Portland, OR
Eastern States Water Leadership Program, training and coaching staff and board members of watershed protection groups
$40,000
www.rivernetwork.org

Environment > Water in the Public Trust (prior to 2017)

These grants support regional and national organizations that empower and assist communities in exercising their rights to protect and manage local drinking water resources.

2016


Flow for Water

Traverse City, MI
General operating support (over 2 years)
$80,000
www.flowforwater.org

2015


Flow For Water

Traverse City , MI
Protecting the common waters of the Great Lakes Basin through public trust solutions
$40,000
www.flowforwater.org

Milwaukee Environmental Consortium, Inc.

Milwaukee, WI
Great Lake Commons Initiative
$60,000

Clean Water for North Carolina, Inc.

Asheville, NC
Water Justice Campaign and work to prevent harms from fracking and coal ash (over 2 years)
$80,000
www.cwfnc.org

2014


Flow For Water

Traverse City, MI
General operating support
$35,000
www.flowforwater.org

On the Commons

Minneapolis , MN
Great Lakes Commons Initiative, a partnership with many organizations to declare the Great Lakes a commons, public trust resource and protected bioregion

$60,000
www.onthecommons.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
National Water Program, which is comprised of two primary initiatives - Public Water Works! and Think Outside the Bottle
$110,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
National water campaign to prevent the private control of water and protect and conserve the nation's water resources
$110,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

The Council of Canadians

Ottawa, ON
Strengthen the U.S. water commons and justice movement
$20,000
www.canadians.org

Vermont Natural Resources Council, Inc.

Montpelier, VT
Research and participation in rule-making that will help interpret Vermont's public trust law
$15,000
www.vnrc.org

2013


Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$50,000
www.cedclaw.org

Michigan Land Use Institute

Traverse City, MI
FLOW's work in advancing public trust policies to protect the Great Lakes as a Commons
$35,000
www.mlui.org

On the Commons

Minneapolis , MN
The Great Lakes Commons Initiative, a partnership with many organizations to declare the Great Lakes a commons, public trust resource and protected bioregion
$60,000
www.onthecommons.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
Continued implementation of its campaign Public Water Works! with the goals of restoring public confidence in the tap, increasing public funding for public water systems, and building dedicated political support to protect water resources
$110,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
National water campaign to prevent the private control of water and protect and conserve the nation's water resources
$125,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

The Council of Canadians

Ottawa, ON
Strengthen the U.S. water commons and justice movement, which includes the work and travel of Maude Barlow in the U.S.
$15,000
www.canadians.org

2012


Adirondack Council, Inc.

Elizabethtown, NY
Its work to prevent the privatization of water resources and to strengthen state regulation of private water withdrawals and inter-basin diversions
$15,000
www.adirondackcouncil.org

Clean Water Fund

Washington, DC
Bottled Water Mapping Project
$20,000
www.CleanWaterFund.org

Michigan Land Use Institute

Traverse City , MI
Provide FLOW with general operating support and also to support the promotional and logistical costs associated with bringing Maude Barlow to the United States as part of a Great Lakes Commons tour
$35,000
www.mlui.org

On the Commons

Minneapolis, MN
The Great Lakes Commons Initiative, a partnership to declare the Great Lakes a commons, public trust resource and protected bioregion
$55,000
www.onthecommons.org

Vermont Natural Resources Council, Inc.

Montpelier, VT
Research on the implications of taxing groundwater
$20,000
www.vnrc.org

Alliance for Democracy

Waltham, MA
Defending Water for Life Campaign to strengthen its community rights-based organizing work in Maine
$20,000
www.thealliancefordemocracy.org

Green Corps, Inc.

San Francisco, CA
Train emerging environmental leaders on water privatization issues and provide field support and organizing assistance to Corporate Accountability International
$35,000
www.greencorps.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
Public Water Works!, a campaign to debunk myths about tap water, educate citizens and decision-makers about the value of public water systems
$100,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
National water campaign to prevent the private control of water and protect and conserve the nation's water resources
$125,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

2011


Adirondack Council, Inc.

Elizabethtown, NY
Its work to prevent the privatization of water resources and to strengthen state regulation of private water withdrawals and inter-basin diversions
$15,000
www.adirondackcouncil.org

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

Mercersburg, PA
The expansion of its grassroots organizing with communities facing threats to water resources, particularly corporate water extraction and privatization
$30,000
www.celdf.org

Michigan Land Use Institute

Traverse City, MI
FLOW FOR WATER as it continues to educate the public on public trust and water commons principles
$20,000
www.mlui.org

On the Commons

Minneapolis, MN
The Great Lakes Commons Initiative, a partnership with many organizations to declare the Great Lakes a commons, public trust resource and protected bioregion
$55,000
www.onthecommons.org

Alliance for Democracy

Waltham, MA
Defending Water for Life Campaign to strengthen its community rights-based organizing work in Maine
$25,000
www.thealliancefordemocracy.org

Clean Water for North Carolina, Inc.

Asheville, NC
The North Carolina Water Justice Campaign
$60,000
www.cwfnc.org

Polaris Institute U.S.A.

Environment , NY
Inside the Bottle: Challenge the Bottle and Promote the Tap citizen awareness campaign designed to curb the expansion of the bottled water industry in North America and promote re-investments in public water systems
$15,000
www.polarisinstitute.org

Green Corps, Inc.

Boston, MA
Train emerging environmental leaders on water privatization issues, and provide field support and organizing assistance to Corporate Accountability International's Think Outside the Bottle campaign
$40,000
www.greencorps.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
Think Outside the Bottle campaign that works to cut public spending on bottled water and promote tap water in its place
$100,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
National water campaign to stop the private control of water and protect and conserve the nation's water resources
$150,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

2010


Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

Chambersburg, PA
Work with communities across New England to protect water from privatization through the use of local ordinances
$35,000
www.celdf.org

New England Grassroots Environment Fund, Inc.

Montpelier, VT
New England Water Gathering, a convening for water activists from across New England who work to protect groundwater at local, state and regional levels
$2,000
www.grassrootsfund.org

Adirondack Council, Inc.

Elizabethtown, NY
Advocate for laws, regulations and enforcement procedures in New York to prevent underground waters from being tapped and exported from private lands
$15,000
www.adirondackcouncil.org

Michigan Land Use Institute

Traverse City, MI
FLOW for Water Coalition, which is building support for placing all water in the Great Lakes Basin in public trust
$25,000
www.mlui.org

On the Commons

Minneapolis, MN
Enhancing community-level stewardship of water resources through commons-based approaches
$55,000
www.onthecommons.org

Alliance for Democracy

Waltham, MA
Defending Water for Life Campaign in New England, supporting local communities in their efforts to keep water in public hands and prevent water and water services from being privatized and commodified
$46,000
www.thealliancefordemocracy.org

Green Corps, Inc.

Boston, MA
Train emerging environmental leaders on water privatization issues, and provide field support and organizing assistance to Corporate Accountability International's Think Outside the Bottle campaign
$50,000
www.greencorps.org

Polaris Institute U.S.A.

Oakland, CA
Inside the Bottle: Challenge the Bottle and Promote the Tap citizen awareness campaign designed to curb the expansion of the bottled water industry in North America and promote re-investments in public water systems
$30,000
www.polarisinstitute.org

The Council of Canadians

Ottawa, ON
Public speaking schedule of Maude Barlow in the U.S., and the ongoing Blue Planet Project water justice work in the U.S.
$25,000
www.canadians.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
National water campaign to stop the private control of water and protect and conserve the nation's water resources
$150,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

2009


Alliance for Democracy

Waltham, MA
Defending Water for Life Campaign in New England/New York for local democratic control of water and water services
$46,000
www.thealliancefordemocracy.org

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

Chambersburg, PA
New England Water Project to protect water from privatization through the use of local ordinances
$35,000
www.celdf.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
Think Outside the Bottle, a national public education and action campaign to decrease consumption of bottled water and improve public water infrastructure (over two years)
$225,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Forum on Democracy & Trade

Washington, DC
Report covering the potential legal impacts of international trade agreements on Maine's ability to manage its groundwater resources
$20,000
www.forumdemocracy.net

Green Corps, Inc.

Boston, MA
Training a new generation of environmental leaders to challenge water privatization efforts
$50,000
www.greencorps.org

Michigan Land Use Institute

Traverse City, MI
Campaign to address the loophole in the Great Lakes Compact that allows an unlimited amount of water to be diverted from the region if done in small containers
$20,000
www.mlui.org

On the Commons

Minneapolis, MN
Our Water Commons, a long-term strategy to create a commons-based water governance model
$65,000
www.onthecommons.org

Polaris Institute U.S.A.

Oakland, CA
Inside the Bottle project that provides activists with corporate research, analysis and industry information
$50,000
www.polarisinstitute.org

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Inc.

Cambridge, MA
Human Right to Water in New England project, a survey of three states' legal protections relating to water shutoffs
$20,000
www.uusc.org

Environment > Environmental Health

These grants focus on the effects of chemical use in the environment and prioritize the need for stronger federal and state policies to protect public health.

2017


Beyond Pesticides/ National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

Washington, DC
Center for Community Pesticide and Alternatives Information
$20,000
www.beyondpesticides.org

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany, NY
General Operating Support
$35,000
www.healthyschools.org

Kitchen Table Campaigns

Washington, DC
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families campaign
$35,000
www.saferchemicals.org

Center for Food Safety

Washington, DC
NanoAction Program
$25,000
www.centerforfoodsafety.org

Clean and Healthy New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Getting Ready for Baby campaign
$20,000
www.cleanhealthyny.org

Friends of the Earth

Washington, DC
Nanotechnology campaign
$40,000
www.foe.org

Ecology Center

Ann Arbor, MI
Its work to reduce human exposure to harmful chemicals through product testing and market campaigns
$30,000
www.ecocenter.org

2016


Coming Clean, Inc.

Brattleboro, VT
General operating support
$20,000
www.comingcleaninc.org

Helen Caldicott Foundation

Asheville, NC
Sleepwalking to Armageddon Book Project in conjunction with The New Press and The Citizen's Monitoring Project proposed in Erwin TN
$20,000
www.helencaldicottfoundation.org

Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

Washington, DC
Center for Community Pesticides and Alternatives Information
$20,000
www.beyondpesticides.org

Center for Health, Environment and Justice

Falls Church, VA
General operating support and the launch of its Safe Water Campaign
$37,000
www.chej.org

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany, NY
General operating support ($35K) and lead in school drinking water work ($10K)
$45,000
www.healthyschools.org

Center for Food Safety

Washington, DC
NanoAction Program to bring accountability to the nanotechnology industry
$30,000
www.centerforfoodsafety.org

Clean and Healthy New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Toxic-Free Markets for Toxic-Free Kids campaign
$20,000
www.cleanhealthyny.org

Friends of the Earth

Washington, DC
Nanotechnology campaign
$50,000
www.foe.org

Kitchen Table Campaigns

Washington, DC
Campaign to eradicate sources of lead exposure
$40,000
www.saferchemicals.org

Rachel Carson Council, Inc.

Bethesda, MD
General operating support
$20,000
www.rachelcarsoncouncil.org

Women's Voices for the Earth

Missoula, MT
General operating support (over 2 years)
$60,000
www.womensvoices.org

Breast Cancer Fund

San Francisco, CA
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (over 2 years)
$60,000
www.breastcancerfund.org

Ecology Center

Ann Arbor, MI
Build its capacity for product testing, broadly disseminate its test results and engage diverse audiences in its Mind the Store campaign
$20,000
www.ecocenter.org

2015


Coming Clean, Inc.

Brattleboro, VT
General operating support
$45,000
www.comingcleaninc.org

Toxic Free North Carolina, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Toxic Free Kids 
$10,000
www.toxicfreenc.org

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Charlottesville , VA
General operating support for Science Communication Network (over 2 years)
$60,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Center for Health, Environment and Justice

Falls Church, VA
General operating support
$37,000
www.chej.org

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany, NY
General operating support
$35,000
www.healthyschools.org

Center for Food Safety

Washington, DC
NanoAction Program to bring accountability to the nanotechnology industry
$30,000
www.centerforfoodsafety.org

Children's Environmental Health Network

Washington, DC
General operating support (over 2 years)
$40,000
www.cehn.org

Clean and Healthy New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Toxic-Free Markets for Toxic-Free Kids campaign
$20,000
www.cleanhealthyny.org

Friends of the Earth

Washington, DC
Nanotechnology campaign
$45,000
www.foe.org

Nuclear Policy Research Institute/Beyond Nuclear

Takoma Park, MD
Depths of Destruction: Protecting Water Quality and Marine Animals at Coastal Nuclear Power Plants
$15,000
www.beyondnuclear.org

Breast Cancer Fund

San Francisco, CA
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
$30,000
www.breastcancerfund.org

Ecology Center

Ann Arbor, MI
Its work to test products and disseminate results to engage the public and
drive chemical policy reform
$20,000
www.ecocenter.org

2014


Coming Clean, Inc.

Brattleboro, VT
General operating support
$41,000
www.comingcleaninc.org

Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

Washington , DC
General operating support

$15,000
www.beyondpesticides.org

Center for Health, Environment and Justice

Falls Church , VA
General operating support

$25,000
www.chej.org

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany , NY
General operating support
$25,000
www.healthyschools.org

Helen Caldicott Foundation

Asheville , NC
Nuclear Weapons: Waste to Weapons to War Symposium

$15,000
www.helencaldicottfoundation.org

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
General operating support for the Science Communication Network
$25,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, Inc.

Glendale Springs, NC
Blistering the Air Campaign organizing against coal-fired power plant pollution
$15,000
www.BREDL.org

Children's Environmental Health Network

Washington, DC
General operating support
$20,000
www.cehn.org

Dogwood Alliance, Inc.

Asheville, NC
Our Forests Aren't Fuel
$10,000
www.dogwoodalliance.org

Friends of the Earth

Washington, DC
Continue to advocate for precaution-based regulation of nanomaterials while encouraging meaningful public engagement in decision making
$45,000
www.foe.org

Katahdin Foundation

Berkeley, CA
GABE TOMORROW, a documentary film about a young cancer survivor and his family's efforts to get a toxic waste site near their home in NC cleaned up.
$15,000
www.kathadin.org

Women's Voices for the Earth

Missoula, MT
General operating support
$50,000
www.womensvoices.org

Breast Cancer Fund

Center for Food Safety

Washington, DC
NanoAction Program to bring accountability to the nanotechnology industry

$20,000
www.centerforfoodsafety.org

Ecology Center

Ann Arbor, MI
Its work to shift industry away from the use of toxic materials through policy and market campaigns
$25,000
www.ecocenter.org

Nuclear Policy Research Institute/Beyond Nuclear

Takoma Park, MD
Drinking Water Protection and Radiological Contamination

$20,000
www.beyondnuclear.org

Toxic Free North Carolina, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.toxicfreenc.org

2013


Coming Clean, Inc.

Brattleboro, VT
General operating support
$40,000
www.environmentalhealthfund.org

Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

Washington , DC
Center for Community Pesticides and Alternatives Information
$25,000
www.beyondpesticides.org

Center for Health, Environment and Justice

Falls Church, VA
General operating support

$25,000
www.chej.org

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany , NY
General operating support
$30,000
www.healthyschools.org

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Charlottesville , VA
General operating support for the Science Communication Network
$25,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Friends of the Earth

Washington , DC
Continue to advocate for precaution-based regulation of nanomaterials while
educating the public about the complexity and potential risks of these
technologies
$45,000
www.foe.org

Helen Caldicott Foundation

Asheville , NC
Follow-up: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukushima,
continuation of symposium outreach
$10,000
ifyoulovethisplanet.org

Women's Voices for the Earth

Missoula , MT
General operating support
$25,000
www.womensvoices.org

Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, Inc.

Glendale Springs, NC
North Carolina Organizing Campaign
$10,000
www.BREDL.org

Breast Cancer Fund

Children's Environmental Health Network

Washington, DC
Expanding the reach of the Eco-Healthy Child Care Program
$20,000
www.cehn.org

Ecology Center

Ann Arbor, MI
Market and policy campaigns using the HealthyStuff.org campaign model
$25,000
www.ecocenter.org

2012


Nuclear Policy Research Institute/Beyond Nuclear

Takoma Park , MD
Continued evaluation of the safety of freshwater systems around nuclear power plants
$10,000
www.beyondnuclear.org

Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

Washington, DC
Center for Community Pesticides and Alternatives Information
$25,000
www.beyondpesticides.org

Center for Health, Environment and Justice

Falls Church, VA
General operating support
$25,000
www.chej.org

Environmental Health Fund, Inc.

Grassroots Environmental Education, Inc.

Port Washington, NY
Education and outreach activities in New York on public health concerns related to fracking
$15,000
grassrootsinfo.org

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany, NY
General operating support
$30,000
www.healthyschools.org

Helen Caldicott Foundation

Asheville, NC
The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukushima : A Symposium
$15,000
ifyoulovethisplanet.org

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
General operating support for the Science Communication Network
$25,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Clean and Healthy New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Building the organization's communications capacity around safer chemicals and a healthy economy
$7,500
www.cleanhealthyny.org

Environmental Health Fund, Inc.

Jamaica Plain, MA
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, a campaign and coalition to protect families from toxic chemicals through national chemical policy reform
$40,000
www.environmentalhealthfund.org

Friends of the Earth

Washington, DC
Its work to achieve federal regulations on the use of nanotechnology and to educate the public about the complexity and potential risks of nanochemicals and nanotechnologies
$35,000
www.foe.org

Health Care Without Harm

Reston, VA
General operating support
$25,000
www.noharm.org

Kentucky Environmental Foundation, Inc.

Berea, KY
Coming Clean Collaborative, a network of diverse organizations that advocates for comprehensive chemical and energy industry reform
$30,000
www.kyenvironmentalfoundation.org

Women's Voices for the Earth

Missoula, MT
General operating support
$25,000
www.womensvoices.org

Breast Cancer Fund

Ecology Center

Ann Arbor, MI
Safer Products through Strategic Market and Policy Campaigns
$15,000
www.ecocenter.org

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany, NY
Elevate and sustain attention on children's special needs and vulnerabilities as the fracking debate continues in New York
$5,000
www.healthyschools.org

2011


Healthy Schools Network, Inc

Albany, NY
General operating support
$30,000
www.healthyschools.org

Virginia Organizing Project, Inc

Charlottesville, VA
General support for the Science Communication Network
$15,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Center for Health, Environment and Justice

Falls Church, VA
General operating support
$25,000
www.chej.org

Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

Environment , DC
Center for Community Pesticide and Alternatives Information to encourage public involvement in activities related to pesticide use in communities, regulatory decision making, and the application of alternatives
$10,000
www.beyondpesticides.org

Environmental Health Fund, Inc.

Jamaica Plain, MA
Safer Chemicals Healthy Families campaign and coalition to protect public health from toxic chemicals
$50,000
www.environmentalhealthfund.org

Friends of the Earth

Washington, DC
Its work to ban toxic substances from food and consumer products
$40,000
www.foe.org

Health Care Without Harm

Reston, VA
General operating support
$30,000
www.noharm.org

Kentucky Environmental Foundation, Inc.

Berea, KY
The activities of Coming Clean, a collaborative of organizations, networks and alliances working together to reform the chemical industry so that it is no longer a source of harm
$30,000
www.kyenvironmentalfoundation.org

Women's Voices for the Earth

Missoula, MT
National outreach, education, and mobilization efforts of the Safe Cleaning Products Initiative, a campaign to remove harmful chemicals from household cleaning products
$35,000
www.womensvoices.org

Breast Cancer Fund

Ecology Center

Ann Arbor, MI
Safer Products and Great Lakes Protection Project to reduce chemical pollutants and advance the field of green chemistry
$10,000
www.ecocenter.org

2010


Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany, NY
Children First national campaign to improve environmental health in schools
$25,000
www.healthyschools.org

Virginia Organizing Project, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
Science Communication Network's environmental health science work, which aims to broaden and deepen accurate coverage of environmental health stories in the media -
$30,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Friends of the Earth

Washington, DC
Its work to ban toxic substances from food and consumer products, including addressing the risks of nanoparticles
$40,000
www.foe.org

Health Care Without Harm

Reston, VA
General operating support
$30,000
www.noharm.org

Kentucky Environmental Foundation, Inc.

Berea, KY
Coming Clean, a collaborative organizing and advocating for reform of the chemical industry
$30,000
www.kyenvironmentalfoundation.org

Women's Voices for the Earth

Missoula, MT
National outreach and education efforts of its Safe Cleaning Products Initiative
$30,000
www.womensvoices.org

Environmental Health Fund, Inc.

Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

Washington, DC
Center for Community Pesticide and Alternatives Information to encourage public involvement in activities related to pesticide use in communities, regulatory decision making, and applications of alternatives
$25,000
www.beyondpesticides.org

2009


Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

Washington, DC
Center for Community Pesticide and Alternatives Information, encouraging public involvement in activities relating to pesticide use in the community, regulatory decision making, and application of alternatives
$25,000
www.beyondpesticides.org

Breast Cancer Fund

San Francisco, CA
Production and distribution of a short film, The Story of Cosmetics, revealing the environmental health and social consequences of the widespread use of harmful chemicals in everyday products and outlining available solutions
$20,000
www.breastcancerfund.org

Center for Health, Environment and Justice

Falls Church, VA
BE SAFE Initiative, working to protect public health and the environment from exposure to persistent toxic chemicals
$25,000
www.chej.org

Friends of the Earth

Washington, DC
Cleaning up the Anacostia River and banning toxic substances from food and consumer products
$40,000
www.foe.org

Health Care Without Harm

Reston, VA
Comprehensive approach to chemicals management in healthcare sector
$30,000
www.noharm.org

Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Albany, NY
Children First: The Campaign for Healthy Environments for Children
$25,000
www.healthyschools.org

Kentucky Environmental Foundation, Inc.

Berea, KY
Coming Clean, a collaborative working for chemical industry reform
$30,000
www.kyenvironmentalfoundation.org

Virginia Organizing Project, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
General operating support for the Science Communication Network, ensuring journalists have access to experts who understand and can translate new science on environmental health issues
$30,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Environment > North Carolina

These grants are for protecting and improving North Carolina’s environment, with emphasis on ecological health and human impacts.

2017


Blue Ridge Conservancy

Boone, NC
General Operating Support
$10,000
www.blueridgeconservancy.org

Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, Inc.

Glendale Springs, NC
SHIFTING GEARS: Stopping the new targets of coal ash dumping
$25,000
www.BREDL.org

Clean Water for North Carolina, Inc.

Asheville, NC
General operating support (over 2 years)
$80,000
www.cwfnc.org

Climate Voices

Boone, NC
The Climate Times
$20,000
www.climatevoicesus.org

Trees NC, Inc.

Asheboro, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.treesnc.org

Toxic Free North Carolina, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Just and Sustainable Agriculture
$10,000
www.toxicfreenc.org

2016


Mountain True

Asheville, NC
General operating support
$11,500
www.mountaintrue.org

Oceana, Inc.

Washington, DC
Protecting Marine Mammals from Seismic Blasting in the Atlantic
$17,000
www.oceana.org

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Pittsboroq, NC
RAFI General Support
$25,000
www.rafiusa.org

The Community Foundation of NC East

Greenville, NC
The River Guardians, Upstream Downstream Connection Experience and LAST Student Leadership Development
$10,000
www.CFNCEast.org

Blue Ridge Conservancy

Boone, NC
General Support
$10,000
www.blueridgeconservancy.org

Environmental Federation of North Carolina, Inc.

Durham, NC
Inflection Point Proposal -- Year 2
$15,000
www.earthsharenc.org

Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, Inc.

Glendale Springs, NC
Phase 2: Ashes, ashes, we all fall down!
$20,000
www.BREDL.org

Climate Voices

Boone, NC
General operating support
$20,000
www.climatevoicesus.org

Model Forest Policy Program, Inc.

Sagle, ID
Accelerate Implementation of the Cumberland County North Carolina
Climate Resiliency Plan
$18,000
www.mfpp.org

Trees NC, Inc.

Asheboro, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.treesnc.org

2015


Mountain True

Asheville, NC
Support for Watauga Riverkeeper/High Country Regional Director
$20,000
www.mountaintrue.org

Oceana, Inc.

Washington , DC
Protecting Marine Mammals from Seismic Blasting in the Atlantic
$14,000
www.oceana.org

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Pittsboro , NC
General operating support 
$15,000
www.rafiusa.org

Dogwood Alliance, Inc.

Asheville, NC
Our Forests Aren't Fuel
$15,000
www.dogwoodalliance.org

Environmental Federation of North Carolina, Inc.

Durham, NC
Inflection Point for EarthShare NC Impact
$15,000
www.earthsharenc.org

Blue Ridge Conservancy

Boone, NC
General operating support
$25,000
www.blueridgeconservancy.org

Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, Inc.

Glendale Springs, NC
Ashes, Ashes, We All Fall Down! campaign
$25,000
www.BREDL.org

Sustain Charlotte, Inc.

Charlotte, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.sustaincharotte.org

Climate Voices

Boone, NC
Clean Energy for Boone
$30,000
www.climatevoicesus.org

Model Forest Policy Program, Inc.

Sagle, ID
Building Climate Resilience for Southeastern North Carolina through Water and Forest Strategies
$18,000
www.mfpp.org

2014


Blue Ridge Conservancy

Boone, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.blueridgeconservancy.org

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Pittsboro, NC
Landowner Outreach, Education & Empowerment Project
$25,000
www.rafiusa.org

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Asheville, SC
General operating support
$10,000
www.appalachian.org

Trees NC, Inc.

Asheboro, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.treesnc.org

Environment North Carolina Research & Policy Center, Inc.

Raleigh , NC
Campaign against hydrofracking in North Carolina

$15,000
www.EnvironmentNorthCarolina.org

Triangle Land Conservancy

Durham, NC
Clean Water and Land for the Triangle: Launching TLC's Strategic Plan

$10,000
triangleland.org

Blue Ridge Conservancy

Boone, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.blueridgeconservancy.org

Sustain Charlotte, Inc.

Charlotte, NC
General operating support
$10,000
sustaincharlotte.org

2013


Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Pittsboro, NC
Landowner Rights and Fracking Project
$25,000
www.rafiusa.org

Dogwood Alliance, Inc.

Asheville, NC
Our Forests Aren't Fuel Campaign
$10,000
www.dogwoodalliance.org

Environment North Carolina Research & Policy Center, Inc.

Raleigh , NC
Campaign against hydrofracking in North Carolina

$15,000
www.EnvironmentNorthCarolina.org

Environmental Federation of North Carolina, Inc.

Durham , NC
Expand environmental workplace philanthropy in North Carolina
$10,000
www.earthsharenc.org

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Forever coalition
$10,000
www.blueridgeforever.info

Conservation Trust for North Carolina

Raleigh , NC
Activities to protect and conserve the Blue Ridge Parkway's natural and
scenic corridor
$15,000
www.ctnc.org

Western North Carolina Alliance

Asheville , NC
General operating support
$50,000
www.wnca.org

Blue Ridge Conservancy

Boone, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.blueridgeconservancy.org

North Carolina Sustainability Center, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.ncsustainabilitycenter.org

Trees NC, Inc.

Asheboro, NC
Deep Roots capacity building program
$10,000
www.treesnc.org

Yadkin Riverkeeper, Inc.

Winston Salem, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.yadkinriverkeeper.org

2012


Blue Ridge Conservancy

Boone, NC
General operating support
$5,000
www.blueridgeconservancy.org

Scribe Video Center

Philadelphia, PA
Documentary film, Shored Up, engagement campaign in North Carolina
$10,000
www.scribe.org

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Forever coalition
$5,000
www.blueridgeforever.info

Environment North Carolina Research & Policy Center, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Campaign against hydrofracking in North Carolina
$15,000
www.EnvironmentNorthCarolina.org

Environmental Federation of North Carolina, Inc.

Durham, NC
Expand environmental workplace philanthropy in North Carolina
$15,000
www.earthsharenc.org

Western North Carolina Alliance

Asheville, NC
Watauga Riverkeeper
$32,000
www.wnca.org

Environment North Carolina Research & Policy Center, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Don't Frack North Carolina campaign
$15,000
www.EnvironmentNorthCarolina.org

Yadkin Riverkeeper, Inc.

Winston Salem, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.yadkinriverkeeper.org

2011


Blue Ridge Conservancy

Boone, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.blueridgeconservancy.org

Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, Inc.

Glendale Springs, NC
General operating support
$20,000
www.BREDL.org

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Forever coalition which safeguards land and water in the Southern Blue Ridge for present and future generations
$15,000
www.appalachian.org

Environmental Federation of North Carolina, Inc.

Durham, NC
Expand environmental workplace philanthropy in North Carolina
$15,000
www.earthsharenc.org

Environment North Carolina Research & Policy Center, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Research and policy development to address North Carolina's offshore wind energy potential
$20,000
www.EnvironmentNorthCarolina.org

Trees NC, Inc.

Asheboro, NC
General operating support
$20,000
www.treesnc.org

Western North Carolina Alliance

Asheville, NC
Support two water quality improvement projects in the Watauga River Watershed
$5,000
www.wnca.org

Yadkin Riverkeeper, Inc.

Winston Salem, NC
Recapture the hydroelectric assets on the Yadkin River and return the dams to the people of North Carolina and pursue environmental enforcement and clean up of river polluters
$20,000
www.yadkinriverkeeper.org

2010


Conservation Trust for North Carolina

Raleigh, NC
Protection and conservation of the 12.7-acre Roaring Fork Headwaters II property in CTNC's Stone Mountain/Saddle Mountain/Cumberland Knob conservation focus area
$5,000
www.ctnc.org

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Asheville, NC
General operating support for the Blue Ridge Forever coalition to safeguard land and water in the Southern Blue Ridge for present and future generations
$10,000
www.appalachian.org

Western North Carolina Alliance

Asheville, NC
Protect trout buffers, maintain state groundwater rules, improve runoff rules and enforcement
$10,700
www.wnca.org

Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, Inc.

Glendale Springs, NC
General operating support
$20,000
www.BREDL.org

Appalachian Voices

Boone, NC
Protecting against the impact of coal on Appalachian waters
$30,000
www.appvoices.org

2009


Appalachian Voices

Boone, NC
Measuring the ecological impact of coal operations on Appalachian freshwater ecosystems
$25,000
www.appvoices.org

Conservation Trust for North Carolina

Raleigh, NC
Targeted conservation efforts along the Blue Ridge Parkway between Linville Falls and Little Switzerland
$7,000
www.ctnc.org

Environment North Carolina Research & Policy Center, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Grow Solar North Carolina campaign to achieve state solar energy policy reforms that will boost solar energy technology development and use
$20,000
www.EnvironmentNorthCarolina.org

High Country Conservancy

Boone, NC
Land Protection Program in the North Carolina High Country
$10,000
www.highcountryconservancy.org

North Carolina Coastal Federation, Inc.

Newport, NC
Production of a documentary highlighting the state's most threatened coastal areas
$10,000
www.nccoast.org

North Carolina Public Interest Research Group Education Fund, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.ncpirg.org

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Pittsboro, NC
Policy advancement and technical support to increase adoption of organic practices and create opportunities for family farmers to transition to more sustainable production methods
$10,000
www.rafiusa.org

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Forever Campaign, a coalition of local land trusts and national conservation organizations committed to safeguarding land and water in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains
$10,000
www.appalachian.org

Trees NC, Inc.

Asheboro, NC
General operating support
$10,000
treesnc.org

Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc.

Irvington, NY
Efforts to end the swine industry's contamination of the state's air and waters through its waste disposal practices
$25,000
www.waterkeeper.org

Yadkin Riverkeeper Inc.

Winston Salem, NC
Yadkin River Coalition Campaign, unifying and strengthening the ongoing efforts of local governments, public interest organizations, businesses, and individuals to reclaim the waters of the Yadkin River
$20,000
www.yadkinriverkeeper.org

Environment > Other

Environmental grants primarily made at the initiative of the Foundation.

2017


Center for Biological Diversity, Inc

Tucson, AZ
California Oil and Gas Campaign
$50,000
www.biologicaldiversity.org

Mothers Out Front, Inc

Cambridge, MA
Organizing work in New York State
$25,000
www.mothersoutfront.org

Virginia Organizing, Inc

Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Livingston Manor, NY
Support for Rootskeeper’s Oil Money Out, People Power In campaign
$25,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Stewardship and Enrichment of the Park Park Natural Area
$20,000
www.cornellbotanicgardens.org

Our Children's Trust

Eugene, OR
Atmospheric Trust Campaign
$30,000
www.ourchildrenstrust.org

350.org

Brooklyn, NY
General operating support
$40,000
www.350.org

Consumer Watchdog

Santa Monica, CA
Research, education and advocacy project holding the Brown Administration accountable for its oil and gas positions
$25,000
www.consumerwatchdog.org

Green America

Washington, DC
Encourage corporate adoption of clean energy and promote its "Vote With Your Dollar" campaign
$7,500
www.greenamerica.org

2016


Dogwood Alliance, Inc.

Asheville, NC
Our Forests Aren't Fuel and The Wetland Forests Initiative
$15,000
www.dogwoodalliance.org

Public Citizen Foundation, Inc.

Washington, DC
Challenging New York's proposed nuclear power plant subsidy
$10,000
www.citizen.org/hrg

Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA
Build a citizen movement against fracking
$25,000
www.environmentcaliforniacenter.org

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
Development of Pipeline Information Network
$25,000
www.ieefa.org

Mothers Out Front, Inc.

Cambridge, MA
Organizing work in New York State
$25,000
www.mothersoutfront.org

Nebraska Easement Action Team

Hastings, NE
Pipeline Fighter Hub
$25,000

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Livingston Manor, NY
General operating support for Rootskeeper
$25,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Center for Biological Diversity, Inc.

Tucson, AZ
Fighting oil industry pollution in Los Angeles, California
$50,000
www.biologicaldiversity.org

Cornell University-Cornell Plantations

Ithaca, NY
Stewardship and Enrichment of the Park Park Natural Area
$20,000
www.cornellplantations.org

Greenpeace Fund, Inc.

Washington, DC
Greenpeace Fund Democracy Initiative and Opposition Research
$50,000
www.greenpeacefund.org

River Network

Boulder, CO
Strengthening watershed organizations throughout the Eastern U.S.
$40,000
www.rivernetwork.org

350.org

Brooklyn, NY
General operating support
$40,000
www.350.org

Green America

Washington, DC
Mobilizing consumers, investors, and businesses for climate action and
clean energy
$20,000
www.greenamerica.org

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
Eminent domain and pipeline battles: developing a strategy to protect communities
$40,000
www.ieefa.org

2015


Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Livingston Manor, NY
General operating support for Goddess in Progress
$25,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Catskill Mountainkeeper, Inc.

Livingston Manor, NY
General operating support for Cooperative Leadership Network
$15,000
www.catskillmountainkeeper.org

Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation

Chappaqua , NY
Train-the-Trainer Program: Innovating Sustainability for Urban Schools Project 
$5,000
www.celfeducation.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Evaluating and communicating the climate warming impacts of methane emissions from shale gas 
$65,000
www.cornell.edu

Environment North Carolina Research & Policy Center, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
Keep NC Frack-Free 
$10,000
www.EnvironmentNorthCarolina.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
General operating support for Gas Free Seneca
$25,000

UPSTREAM Policy Institute

Rockland , ME
Sustainable Packaging and Plastic Pollution Campaign 
$20,000
www.upstreampolicy.org

Alliance for Global Justice

Tucson, AZ
Fossil Fuel Divestment Student Network general support
$15,000
www.afgj.org

Center for a New American Dream

Charlottesville, VA
General operating support
$10,000
www.newdream.org

Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA
Work to build a citizen movement against fracking in California
$25,000
www.environmentcaliforniacenter.org

Government Accountability Project, Inc.

Washington, DC
Climate Science & Policy Watch: Climate Policy & Accelerated Fossil Fuel
Development Oversight
$15,000
www.earthjustice.org

Greenpeace Fund, Inc.

Washington, DC
Greenpeace Fund Democracy Initiative and Opposition Research
$50,000
www.greenpeacefund.org

Mothers Out Front, Inc.

Cambridge, MA
Organizing work in New York State
$15,000
www.mothersoutfront.org

The Fund for Lake George, Inc.

Lake George, NY
Legacy Strategy, a model for sustained watershed protection
$20,000
www.fundforlakegeorge.org

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
Science Communications Network and its work to publicize new science on unconventional oil and gas operations/development and health
$25,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Virginia Organizing, Inc.

Charlottesville, VA
HEFN and its funder working group on hydraulic fracturing
$20,000
www.virginia-organizing.org

Center for Biological Diversity, Inc.

Tucson, AZ
Fighting crude oil transport in California
$30,000
www.biologicaldiversity.org

Community Foundation of Greater Johnstown

Johnstown, PA
Environmental Health Monitoring Project in New York State
$50,000
www.cfalleghenies.org

Food & Water Watch

Washington, DC
Public education and organizing to stop fracking in Monterey County and the
state of California
$45,000
www.foodandwaterwatch.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Eco-Accountability Project
$100,000

350.org

Brooklyn, NY
General operating support
$50,000
www.350.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
Real Food Media Project, a collaborative initiative to inspire, educate and
grow the movement for sustainable food and farming
$15,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Green America

Washington, DC
Its work to develop Clean Energy Victory Bonds and to organize consumers, investors, and businesses to call for climate action and clean energy
$20,000
www.greenamerica.org

Solutions Project, Inc.

Mill Valley, CA
Launch a 100% clean, renewable energy public engagement initiative in New
York
$40,000
www.thesolutionsproject.org

Story of Stuff Project

Berkeley, CA
General operating support
$25,000
www.storyofstuff.org

2014


Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation

Chappaqua, NY
NYC Leadership in Sustainability Curriculum Project
$7,500
www.celfeducation.org

Ocean Foundation

Washington, DC
Atlantic Geophysical and Geological campaign
$15,000
www.oceanfdn.org

Rachel's Network, Inc.

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.rachelsnetwork.org

350.org

Brooklyn , NY
General operating support

$25,000
www.350.org

Environmental Federation of North Carolina, Inc

Durham , NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.earthsharenc.org

Greenpeace Fund, Inc.

Washington , DC
Democracy Initiative to remove corporate-sponsored roadblocks to environmental protection ($25,000) and the Fund to Save the Arctic ($25,000)

$50,000
www.greenpeacefund.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York , NY
Mothers Out Front's organizing expansion into New York State
$10,000

The Fund for Lake George, Inc.

Lake George , NY
Legacy Strategy, a model for sustained watershed protection
$20,000
www.fundforlakegeorge.org

UPSTREAM

Athens , GA
Campaign for Sustainable Packaging
$20,000
www.upstreampolicy.org

Center for a New American Dream

Charlottesville, VA
General operating support
$10,000
www.newdream.org

Center for Biological Diversity, Inc.

Tucson, AZ
Fighting Crude Oil Transport in New York State
$20,000
www.biologicaldiversity.org

Helen Caldicott Foundation

Asheville, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.helencaldicottfoundation.org

Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc.

Cambridge, MA
Nuclear Power Safety Campaign (over three years)
$45,000
www.ucsusa.org

350.org

Brooklyn, NY
General operating support
$50,000
www.350.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
The Real Food Media Project, working to debunk persistent myths about industrial agriculture
$20,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Green America

Washington, DC
Clean Energy Victory Bond program to allow all Americans to invest in a clean energy future
$25,000
www.greenamerica.org

2013


Earthworks

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.earthworksaction.org

Rachel's Network, Inc.

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.rachelsnetwork.org

Ausable River Association

Wilmington , NY
General operating support
$10,000
www.ausableriver.org

Greenpeace Fund, Inc.

Washington, DC
Greenpeace Fund Youth Leadership Program and Opposition Research
$50,000
www.greenpeacefund.org

The Fund for Lake George, Inc.

Lake George , NY
The Legacy Strategy: Empowering citizen advocacy for sustained water quality protection

$10,000
www.fundforlakegeorge.org

Center for a New American Dream

Charlottesville , VA
General operating support
$20,000
www.newdream.org

North American Wilderness Recovery

Albuquerque , NM
General operating support
$10,000
www.rewilding.org

Product Policy Project

Athens, GA
National Make It, Take It, Campaign for Packaging
$20,000
www.productpolicy.org

Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc.

Cambridge , MA
Nuclear Power Safety Campaign
$15,000
www.ucsusa.org

350.org

Brooklyn, NY
Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign
$50,000
www.350.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
The Real Food Media Project, working to debunk persistent myths about industrial agriculture
$25,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Environmental Grantmakers Association

New York, NY
Membership in 2013 and 2014
$21,448
www.ega.org

Green America

Washington, DC
Clean Energy Victory Bonds program to allow all Americans to invest in a clean energy future
$25,000
www.greenamerica.org

2012


Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Pittsboro , NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.rafiusa.org

350.org

Brooklyn, NY
Do the Math Tour: Raising Climate Change Awareness and Mobilizing Action
$40,000
www.350.org

Greenpeace Fund, Inc.

Washington, DC
General operating support
$50,000
www.greenpeaceusa.org

Helen Caldicott Foundation

Asheville, NC
General operating support
$10,000
ifyoulovethisplanet.org

Orion Society

Great Barrington, MA
Rachel Carson Legacy Project
$5,000
www.orionmagazine.org

Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc.

Cambridge, MA
Nuclear Power in a Warming World
$20,000
www.ucsusa.org

Center for a New American Dream

Charlottesville, VA
General operating support
$20,000
www.newdream.org

Corporate Accountability International

Boston, MA
The Real Food Media Project, working to debunk persistent myths about industrial agriculture
$25,000
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

Green America

Washington, DC
Clean Energy Victory Bond program that allows all Americans to invest in a clean energy future
$20,000
www.Greenamerica.org

North American Wilderness Recovery

Albuquerque, NM
General operating support
$20,000
www.rewilding.org

2011


Appalachian Voices

Boone, NC
Protecting the Upper Watauga Watershed
$10,000
www.appvoices.org

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Pittsboro, NC
General operating support and outreach to landowners on hydraulic fracturing
$16,000
www.rafiusa.org

EarthRights International

Washington, DC
The Burma Project, which documents the human rights and environmental violations committed by the Burmese military, government and corporate investors in association with the development of gas projects
$10,000
www.earthrights.org

Nuclear Policy Research Institute/Beyond Nuclear

Takoma Park, MD
Continued evaluation of the safety of freshwater systems around nuclear power plants
$20,000
www.beyondnuclear.org

Nuclear Policy Research Institute/Beyond Nuclear

Takoma Park, MD
Helen Caldicott Foundation for a Nuclear-Free Planet's efforts to educate the public about the medical, social, and ecological consequences of nuclear power and weapons production
$10,000
www.beyondnuclear.org

Trust for the Future

Franklin, TN
Kilowatt Ours projects to digitize and distribute documentary shorts and features on environmental stewardship topics, and for its energy workshops
$11,000
www.kilowattours.org

Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc.

Cambridge, MA
Nuclear Power in a Warming World project to educate opinion leaders, policy makers, and the media about issues related to nuclear power
$25,000
www.ucsusa.org

Anacostia Watershed Society

Bladensburg, MD
General operating support
$5,000
www.anacostiaws.org

Center for a New American Dream

Charlottesville, VA
General operating support
$25,000
www.newdream.org

Green America

Washington, DC
Corporate Responsibility Programs that encourage corporations to adopt best practices and put pressure on other corporations to reduce harms
$20,000
www.Greenamerica.org

2010


Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Washington, DC
DC Recycling Makes $en$e Project to help the District of Columbia conserve resources and money and create jobs through reuse, recycling and composting
$2,000
www.ilsr.org

Nourish International

Chapel Hill, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.nourishinternational.org

Anacostia Riverkeeper

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.anacostiariverkeeper.org

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

San Francisco, CA
Work of a consultant to facilitate conversations and help develop with interested funders a national freshwater resources agenda
$5,000
www.cgbd.org

Earth Conservation Corps

Washington, DC
General operating support
$30,000
www.ecc1.org

EarthRights International

Washington, DC
The Burma Project, which documents the human rights and environmental violations committed by the Burmese military, government and corporate investors in association with the development of gas projects
$20,000
www.earthrights.org

Land Trust Alliance, Inc.

Washington, DC
Educate Southeast region land trusts and water protection groups on collaborative protection strategies for freshwater resources and ecosystems
$10,000
www.lta.org/southeast

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Pittsboro, NC
General operating support
$20,000
www.rafiusa.org

Global Greengrants Fund

Boulder, CO
Small grants for environmental and social justice grassroots organizations in Africa
$10,000
www.greengrants.org

Foundation for a Sustainable Community

Chapel Hill, NC
Institute for Sustainable Development's Green Plus and Sustainability FellowsPrograms that work with small businesses and non-profits helping them on the path toward economic prosperity, environmental protection and civic engagement
$20,000
www.gogreenplus.org

Nuclear Policy Research Institute

Takoma Park, MD
Beyond Nuclear's evaluation of the safety of freshwater systems around nuclear power plants
$15,000
www.beyondnuclear.org

Anacostia Watershed Society

Bladensburg, MD
Environmental education, stewardship and advocacy in the Anacostia Watershed
$25,000
www.anacostiaws.org

Blue Mountain Center

Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Research, writing and related presentation of the paper - "The State of US Water Funding and Options for Future Collaboration" - for a meeting of water funders
$5,000
www.bluemountaincenter.org

Environmental Grantmakers Association

New York, NY
State of the States Briefing 2010, a funders venue to discuss environmental policy-related obstacles and opportunities for state-based organizations and explore multi-sectol partnerships
$5,000
www.ega.org

Green America

Washington, DC
Initiatives to promote healthy and sustainable communities including Invest Local, Green Exchange and Local Link
$20,000
www.Greenamerica.org

The Lambi Fund of Haiti

Washington, DC
The Earthquake Fund, to assist persons who were displaced by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti
$5,000
www.lambifund.org

The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread

Racine, WI
National Water Funders Forum
$3,000
www.jonsonfndn.org

2009


Anacostia Watershed Society

Bladensburg, MD
Environmental education and restoration in the Anacostia River watershed
$25,000
www.anacostiaws.org

The Center for a New American Dream

Takoma Park, MD
General operating support
$30,000
www.newdream.org

Center for Responsible Travel

Washington, DC
Production and distribution of a documentary, Faces of Coastal Tourism, on the impacts of conventional cruise tourism and beach resort and vacation home development along Costa Rica's Pacific coast
$5,000
www.responsibletravel.org

E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation

Hillsborough, NC
Production of an online biology textbook by the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation in collaboration with the CK-12 Foundation, High Tech High and the Encyclopedia of Life
$20,000
www.eowilson.org

Earth Conservation Corps

Washington, DC
General operating support
$35,000
www.ecc1.org

EarthRights International

Washington, DC
Burma Project, addressing human rights abuses associated with natural resource extraction conducted by the government and its corporate partners
$20,000
www.earthrights.org

Foundation for a Sustainable Community

Chapel Hill, NC
Expansion of the Institute for Sustainable Development's Green Plus Program, engaging smaller employers with affordable sustainability education and training
$20,000
www.gogreenplus.org

Friends of Warner Parks

Nashville, TN
Acquisition and conservation of the 324 acre H. G. Hill tract adjacent to Warner Parks in Nashville, TN
$5,000
www.friendsofwarnerparks.com

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Washington, DC
DC Recycling Makes $en$e Project, aiming to help the District of Columbia conserve resources and money by increasing the tonnage of residential and commercial/institutional waste diverted from landfills and waste incinerators
$10,000
www.ilsr.org

The Lambi Fund of Haiti

Washington, DC
Grassroots Environmental Program, working with peasant-led organizations in rural Haiti on environmental projects
$5,000
www.lambifund.org

Nourish International

Chapel Hill, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.nourishinternational.org

Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc.

Irvington, NY
General operating support for Anacostia Riverkeeper
$15,000
www.waterkeeper.org

Western Lands Project

Seattle, WA
General operating support
$4,000
www.westernlands.org