W. Alton Jones Foundation

Sustainable World Program

1997 General Grants for Maintaining Biodiversity

Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana * May 1997 - $100,000
Baton Rouge, LA
To educate decision makers and the public about the need to continue supporting the federal coastal wetlands program that provides support for coastal restoration in Louisiana.

Consultive Group on Biological Diversity * May 1997 - $50,000
San Francisco, CA
To increase public awareness and appreciation for the diversity of life, species and habitats that sustain life on Earth.

Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund * May 1997 - $100,000
New Orleans, LA
To provide advocacy services to Louisiana environmental, citizen, and community organizations fighting to preserve the state's critical wetlands resources and to protect the health of its people.

Global Forest Policy Project * Feb. 1997 - $100,000 over 2 years
A Project of Friends of the Earth
Washington, DC
To promote the conservation of primary forest cover worldwide.


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