W. Alton Jones Foundation
Sustainable World Program
1996 Grants to Create Economic Models that are Environmentally Sustainable
- Friends of the Earth * Feb 1996 - $75,000
- To monitor and publicize lending practices of the private investment sector that negatively affect the biodiversity and environmental health of developing countries.
- International Institute for Energy Conservation * Feb 1996 - $250,000 over 2 years
- For collaboration among nongovernmental organizations, governments, and multilateral development banks to identify and promote energy-efficient projects in developing countries.
- Japan Tropical Forest Action Network * Feb 1996 - $75,000
A project of the Public Media Center
- To advocate for sustainable forest management practices in Siberia and Irian Jaya, and to address the role of Japanese bilateral and multilateral aid in these regions.
- Minnesotans for an Energy Efficient Economy * Nov 1996 - $70,000
St. Paul, MN
- To advocate for the internalizing of enviromental costs through market-based mechanisms and pollution taxes.
- Redefining Progress * Nov 1996 - $100,000
San Francisco, CA
- To promote tax reform that would encourage enterprise and opportunity while discouraging pollution and waste.
- Sonoran Institute * May 1996 - $40,000
- To build community-based partnerships in the rural west to combat environmental backlash.
- Vanderbilt Center for Environmental Management Studies * Feb 1996 - $63,000
- For a study comparing the environmental and financial performance of 1,000 publicly traded companies in the U.S..
- Foothill Conservancy * May 1996 - $10,000
Pine Grove, CA
- To initiate a citizen-based community planning process to address and resolve environmental threats to the Mokelumne River.
- Sierra Nevada Alliance * May 1996 - $38,000
Mammoth Lakes, CA
- To promote sustainable Sierra communities through problem-solving and collaborative planning.
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