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