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Private Foundations for Wetlands Restoration Funding
Field of Interest
Abell Foundation, Inc.
Conservation, Resource Protection, Growth Management
Alex, Brown & Sons Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Education, natural resources conservation & protection; grants included support for public lands, coastal issues, an aquarium and a zoo
Technology,education,volunteerism,sustainability,and clean water
Bailey Wildlife Foundation
Wildlife conservation projects
Baltimore Community Foundation
General environmental interests, especially with community level interest/involvement
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Corp. Contribut
Education,environment, protecting and preserving natural resources, center & services, community development, neighborhood development, public affairs
Biological diversity/science grants program
State and regional env. Orginizations,national orginizations working at the state level,progressive statewide coalitions,training and technical assistance,building grantee organizational capacity,hazardous waste and toxic use reduction
Ben & Jerry's Foundation
Societal, community-based environmental change. Focusing on grassroots efforts of small nonprofits
Inventory, protection, and stewardship of high priority ecosystems (esp. tropical & marine) creation of economic incentives for the conservation of biodiversity. Policy and legislation.
Bernice Barbour Foundation, Inc.
Preservation and care of animals
Encourges biological diversity,eliminate toxins at their source
Captain Planet Foundation
Promoting environmental understanding to children through education
Protecting Wetlands, Cleaning up Lakes and Streams, Developing Classroom materials for local schools
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Support efforts to achieve a healthy global environment capable of sustaining all forms of life.Prevention of toxic pollution,protection of the great lakes ecosystem,reform of internatonal lending and trade policies,special initiatives
Chesapeake Bay Intitiative
Wetland restoration and enhancement, upland cover establishment, streamside restoration and protection, and agricultural Best Management Practices.
Chesapeake Bay Trust
Citizen participation, collaborative efforts, demonstration programs, education, media projects, publications, training, volunteerism, workshops, youth programs
Chesapeake Corporation Foundation
Community service,culture,education,health and medicine
Chichester du Pont Foundation, Inc.
Environmental grants under welfare,recreational, scientific etc.
Environmental education, conservation-based development
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Inc.
Compton Foundation, Inc.
Prevention and reversal of environmental deterioration and the depletion of natural resources
Constance H. Bishop Foundation
Educational Foundation of America
Energy efficiency & conservation, alternatives to nuclear energy, sustainable agriculture & water quality, public land resource conservation, opposition to anti-environmental organizations
Elizabeth B. and Arthur E. Roswell Foundation, Inc
Natural resource conservation and protection
Eugene Cheney Foundation Ltd
Environmental interests, wetlands (among others)
Exxon Corporation - Corporate Contributions
Studying and conserving endagered species and habitats, developing public policy based on scientific data, fostering scientific research on environmentqal issues
FACT Services Company, Inc.
Toxics reduction,pesticides reduction,food safety,breast cancer
Fair Play Foundation
General environmental issues (among others)
Fish America Foundation
Projects that enhance water quality or enhance fish populations
Forest resources,sustainable development in rural and urban communities
George F. Baker Trust
Land conservation, wildlife preservation, environmental education
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Public issues, welfare of animals, and education. Special interests: ecosystem & habitat preservation, pollution prevention/reduction, biodiversity conservation, education/communication on env. Policy
Gildea Foundation, Inc. c/o McKenny, Thomsen & Burke
Soil/water conservation, wildlife protection,and higher education
Global Environmental Project Institute
Environmental education,citizen participation,sustainable development,environmental advocacy/wilderness protection
Good Samaritan, Inc.
Coastal issues,higher education,environmental protection
Grayce B. Kerr Fund
Education,cultural activities,economic and public policy research with a focus in the mid-atlantic region and in particular MD's Eastern Shore
H. Barksdale Brown Charitable Trust
Education,scientific research,natural resources conservation & protection,grants have include support,for land conservation, and coastal and marine issues
Henry P. Kendall Foundation
Further the protection and restoration of ecosystems integrity,emphasizing ways in which the stewardship of natures extraordinary diversity can be enhanced.
Hillsdale Fund, Inc.
Coastal issues, resource conservation, outdoor education
Jenifer Altman Foundation
Environmental health projects dealing with endocrine disrupting chemicals and other developmental and reproductive toxic chemicals
Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, Inc.
Toxics in US,sustainable agriculture,reproductive rights,sustainable communities,strengthening nonprofit sector
Laird Norton Endowment Foundation
Area of sustainable forestry which is the practice of forestry that restores,enhances,and the sustains a full range of forest values,both ecological and economic
Lee Romney Foundation, Inc.
Wilderness,watershed protection,wildlife conservation,coastal issues,student education
Marcia Brady Tucker Foundation
Parks,land conservation,forests,species preservation,coastal issues
MARPAT Foundation, Inc.
Environmental education,preservation,conservation,sustainable development
Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust
Conservation grant - coastal wetlands and estuaries as part of regional ecosystems, including Nanticoke River watershed. Grants especially for orgs. With credible strategic information for advocates, mgrs, and public
Merck Family Fund
Protecting and restoring vital eastern ecosystems,preserve major tracts of private and public forest,interconnected with critical rivers and woodlands.
Merrill & Emita Hastings Foundation
Beautification, land conservation, forests, river protection, widlife
Moriah Fund, Inc.
Policy and economic research and analysis,on-the-ground projects and demonstrations,enhancingthe capacity of NGOs,assessment,evaluation,and dissemination of lessons learned,promoting joint efforts between local and regional actors,
Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification (among others)
National Env. Ed. & Training Foundation, Inc.
Environmental education linking environment, economy, and equity, focusing on health & environment, safe water, environmental education excellence
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Conservation programs, wetland conservation,initiative for conservation education, fisheries initiative, neotropical migratory bird conservation program, conservation policy group, wildlife and habitat initiative.
Norcross Wildlife Foundation, Inc.
Pew Charitable Trusts
Promote policies and practices that protect the global atmosphere,reduce the production and use of highly persistent toxic chemicals,perserve the nation's forest and marine systems
Procter & Gamble Fund
Solid waste,air quality,water quality, land and wildlife,wetlands,coastal issues.
Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
Protecting public lands, rivers, and trails for muscle-powerd recreation including climbing, camping, hiking, cycling, paddling, winter sports
Rockefeller Family Fund, Inc.
Conservation of natural resources,protection of health as affected by the environment,cessation of pollution
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment
Clean Air Fund, San Francisco Bay Citizens Action Fund
Shell Oil Foundation
Environmental science, marine issues, wildlife preservation and protection
Natural resource conservation,policy alternatives and solutions,land use,preservation,and stewardship
Community Greening - connecting the human environment with the natural environment
Town Creek Foundation, Inc.
Preservation and enhancement of the environment in the United States. Monitoring federal,state,and local officials and bodies responsible for enforcing environmental legislation.
Turner Foundation, Inc.
Activities pertaining to energy, water/toxins, forest/habitats, and population.
Wallace Global Fund, Inc.
Population growth, nonsustainable corporate, government, and miltilateral development bank policies,poverty,global climate change,pollution, waste and over consumption and threats to biodiversity.
Wild Wings Foundation
Protecting free-flowing rivers, promoting rural sustainable development, land conservation & preservation
WMX Environmental Grants Program
Pollution reduction, land and nature conservation, land restoration and redevelopment
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