W. Alton Jones Foundation
Sustainable World Program
1994 Grants to Balance Economic and Environmental Needs
- Center for Policy Alternatives * May 1994 - $50,000
- To engage at the state level in public education about unfunded mandates.
- Clearinghouse on Environmental Advocacy and Research * May 1994 - $150,000
A Project of the Environmental Working Group at the Tides Foundation
- For a national information clearinghouse that collects and disseminates information about the activities of organizations opposing environmental protection.
- Land and Water Fund of the Rockies * Nov 1994 - $40,000
- For legal analyses and advocacy to protect state and local environmental regulations from extreme interpretations of Constitutional provisions against "takings" without compensation.
- National Religious Partnership for the Environment * Mar 1994 - $50,000
New York, NY
- To support the engagement of four major American faith groups in conversations with their memberships about the environment.
- National Wildlife Federation * May 1994 - $50,000
- For economic analysis of the impacts of proposed legislation in New Hampshire that would implement extreme interpretations of government "takings."
- The Wilderness Society * Mar 1994 - $100,000
- To expand the set of public constituencies encouraging sustainable development of natural resources in the Western U.S.
- Coalition for a Livable Washington * Nov 1994 - $22,500
- To create a grassroots network focusing on economic and environmentally sustainable development in rural timber communities.
- Columbia River Bioregional Education Project * Nov 1994 - $5,000
- To support local citizens efforts to advance sustainable management of natural resources in the Okanogan Valley of eastern Washington.
- Idaho Conservation League * Nov 1994 - $37,000
- For litigation challenging "custom and culture" ordinances which protect resource extractive practices, and for public education on this issue and "regulatory takings" claims.
- Maine Audubon Society * Nov 1994 - $35,625
- To assist Maine's conservation community in countering backlash against local environmental protection.
- Sierra Business Council * Nov 1994 - $60,000 over 2 years
A Project of the Tides Foundation
- For economic and environmental analysis of the Sierra Nevada region of California that will encourage business community support for environmental protection.
- Skylands CLEAN, Inc. * May 1994 - $9,000
- For research and public education about threats to environmental protection in the New Jersey Highlands.
- Vermont Natural Resources Council * May 1994 - $25,000
- To convene a Vermont Conservation Communications Group, which will promote cooperation and communication among Vermont's environmental organizations.
- Western Colorado Congress * May 1994 - $32,500
- To prevent groundwater contamination due to coalbed methane development in the San Juan basin, and to assist conservation activists in countering distortions by opponents to environmental protection.
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