Grants Paid During 2018
Including Grants Approved in Prior Years

Natural Areas Conservancy $20,000
New York, NY

A one-time grant to finalize the development of the Conservancy’s model management framework for NYC’s urban forests, document the process, and make it nationally available as a replicable model for other cities to use to better manage their urban forests. A web-based tool will be developed to share the model with local and national partners. Additionally, the Conservancy will initiate a national coalition of local land managers, community leaders and others involved in conserving urban forests, to compare and share data and best practices.
(Second payment of a $50.0 grant)

School of Regenerative Design $25,000
Bainbridge Island, WA

One-time grant to develop, pilot, test, and refine the curriculum for the School of Regenerative Design, a small, start-up, architecture, planning and design school on Bainbridge Island created to advance regenerative thinking and practice among community design and development professionals.
(Final payment of $60.0 grant)

Shelburne Farms $15,000
Shelburne, VT

One-time grant to this internationally recognized leader in environmental sustainability, land conservation, and environmental education, to nationally scale its Farm to School Institute, a proven model to nurture and support Farm to School programs, and start the national rollout of the Institute Model in the northeast and southeast.
(Second payment of a $65.0 grant)

The Sterling Center $15,000
Fiscal Agent: Fund for the City of New York
New York, NY

One-time grant to support the Conservation Strategies Project, a two-year effort to document, preserve and share lessons learned from five signature grassroots national land/watershed conservation projects to help further the education and success of the next generation of environmentalists.
(Final payment of a $40.0 grant)

Xerces Society $25,000
Portland, OR

One-time grant to support: “Protecting the Life that Sustains Us: An Approach in Urban and Suburban Areas,” a national initiative to bring to suburban and urban areas the knowledge and tools needed to protect and support pollinators (bees, butterflies, etc) and other beneficial insects.
(Second payment of a $75.0 grant)

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The Foundation annually alternates its new grantmaking between its Mental Health, AIDS and Environmental program areas. In 2021, the Foundation will be making new grants in the Environmental program area. Grants will be made at the Fall meeting. Initial letters of inquiry must be received before September 1, 2021. more....

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