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