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
Washington, DC
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
Washington, DC
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
Tokyo, JAPAN
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
Tuscon, AZ
To build community-based partnerships in the rural west to combat environmental backlash.

Vanderbilt Center for Environmental Management Studies * Feb 1996 - $63,000
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
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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