W. Alton Jones Foundation

Sustainable World Program

1994 Sustainable World Grants related to Media

American Communications Foundation * Nov 1994 - $69,000
Mill Valley, CA
To research and script environmental stories of potential use on radio in "The Osgood Files."

Center for Investigative Reporting * Mar 1994 - $100,000
San Francisco, CA
To develop investigative stories about aquifer and drinking water quality, international trade in toxic wastes, and efforts on mining reform.

Center for Public Integrity * May 1994 - $50,000
Washington, DC
To examine how public opinion and public policy are manipulated and distorted by organizations that produce certain chemical products.

Communications Consortium Media Center * May 1994 - $26,000
Washington, DC
To distribute "Greenwire", a daily electronic environmental news source.

Investigative Reporting Project * Mar 1994 - $34,100
A Project of the Tides Foundation
Takoma Park, MD
To support a professional, independent reporter to pursue stories on environmental issues and place them in venues that do not typically carry these stories.

IPS - Inter Press Service * Mar 1994 - $25,000
To employ a global environment editor in Washington, DC.

Public Education Center * May 1994 - $125,000
Washington, DC
To develop investigative stories related to natural resource protection of potential interest to major media outlets.

Self Reliance Foundation * Nov 1994 - $75,000
Santa Fe, NM
To produce "Salvemos Nuestro Planeta"(Let's Save Our Planet), an educational Spanish-language radio program on environmental issues.

Worldwatch Institute * Nov 1994 - $300,000 over 2 years
Washington, DC
For publication of Vital Signs, a series assessing important trends linking human prosperity to the condition of the environment.

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