W. Alton Jones Foundation

Sustainable World Program

1995 Grants to Eliminate Contamination Affecting Children's Health
Pesticides and Endocrine Disrupters

Center for Bioenvironmental Research * Nov 1995 - $80,000
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
For surveys in coastal Louisiana to assess the impact of endocrine disrupters on wildlife populations, coastal ecosystems,and human health.

Citizens Fund * Nov 1995 - $60,000
Washington, DC
To inform the public about health and environmental threats posed by pesticides and to promote protection and policy reform.

Commonweal * May 1995 - $20,000
Bolinas, CA
For a conference about the impact of endocrine disrupters on human health and biological diversity.

Environmental Working Group * Feb 1995 - $125,000
A Project of the Tides Foundation
Washington, DC
For research and public education to reduce the use and risks of agricultural chemicals.

Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education * Nov 1995 - $75,000
Los Angeles, CA
To document and analyze U.S. pesticide export practices.

Liberty Tree Alliance * May 1995 - $50,000
A Project of Public Interest Projects
New York, NY
To protect children from environmental threats to their health, particularly from exposure to chemicals that disrupt endocrine systems.

Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet * May 1995 - $75,000
New York, NY
To create consumer demand for food produced without pesticides.

National Association of Physicians for the Environment * Nov 1995 - $140,000
Bethesda, MD
To inform the medical community about environmental threats to public health, and encourage physicians to advocate for stronger environmental protections.

National Campaign for Pesticide Policy Reform * Feb 1995 - $150,000
A Project of the National Audubon Society
Washington, DC
For public, press and policymaker education about the need for pesticide reform.

Pesticide Action Network * May 1995 - $80,000 over 2 years
North America Regional Center
San Francisco, CA
To disseminate information on the risks of pesticide exposure, alternatives to pesticides, and opportunities for pesticide reform.

Grassroots
Agricultural Resources Center * May 1995 - $35,000
Carrboro, NC
To advocate for reform in pesticide policies within North Carolina and on a national level, and to promote sustainable alternatives to pesticides.

Alternatives for Community and Environment * Nov 1995 - $25,000
Roxbury, MA
To engage commnities in cleaning up and preventing urban pollution.

Mississippi River Basin Alliance * May 1995 - $25,400
St. Louis, MO
To assist grassroots organizations in the Mississippi River basin in testing the drinking water supplies in their communities for toxic herbicides and pesticides.

New York Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides * Feb 1995 - $35,000
Albany, NY
To assist parents, teachers, and others in implementing least-toxic pesticide control practices in schools.

Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides * May 1995 - $40,000
Eugene, OR
To educate the public about the hazards of pesticide use, to promote disclosure of inert pesticide ingredients and to encourage alternative practices.

Parents for Pesticide Alternatives * Feb 1995 - $11,000
Snellville, GA
For publiceducation about the hazards posed to children's health by pesticide use and about alternatives to commonly used toxic chemicals.

Safer Pest Control Project * Feb 1995 - $40,000
A Project of the Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund
Chicago, IL
For a coalition of groups to work together to reduce pesticide use and improve pesticide regulations in Illinois.

Western Environmental Law Center * Feb 1995 - $40,000
Eugene, OR
For litigation seeking mandatory disclosure and regulation of inert ingredients in pesticide products.

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