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