Sources

Organizations that offer assistance for the environment and natural resources.
    Ben and Jerry's Foundation

  • The Mission of the Ben & Jerry's Foundation is to make the world a better place by empowering Ben & Jerry's employees to use available resources to support and encourage organizations that are working towards eliminating the underlying causes of environmental and social problems.

    Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

  • The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is committed to supporting programs and organizations that create opportunity, enhance self-esteem and increase awareness about cultural and community issues among young men and women. The Foundation's geographic focus includes:
  • The State of Georgia
  • Coastal South Carolina
  • New York, New York
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Phoenix, Arizona

    The Brainerd Foundation

  • The Brainerd Foundation is dedicated to protecting the environmental quality of the Pacific Northwest. They support grassroots-oriented projects to protect the environment in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon Territory.

    The Energy Foundation

  • The Energy Foundation is a partnership of major foundations interested in sustainable energy.

    The Ittleson Foundation

  • The Ittleson Foundation supports innovative pilot, model and demonstration projects that will help move idividuals, communities, and organizations from environmental awareness to environmental activism by changing attitudes and behaviors.

    The W. Alton Jones Foundation

  • The goals of the foundation are: to build a sustainable world by developing new ways for humanity to interact sustainably with the planet's ecological systems and to build a secure world by eliminating the possibility of nuclear war and by providing alternative methods of resolving conflicts and promoting security.

    Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation

  • The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation is committed to protecting and restoring Earth's natural systems and promoting a sustainable society by strengthening individuals, institutions and communities pledged to pursuing those goals. The Foundation makes grants primarily in the areas of environment and reproductive rights. The components of our program are:
  • Toxics
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Sustainable communities
  • Reproductive rights
  • Metro New York environment
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    The J.C. Downing Foundation

  • The J.C. Downing Foundation supports innovative projects to empower human capabilities and enrich our environment. Using a venture capital approach, the Foundation often funds the early stages of a project's development and adds value to a project through active participation. The Foundation awards grants to qualified nonprofit organizations with specific, identifiable need in these areas of support:

  • Education and Human Development
  • Environmental Research and Preservation
  • Fine Arts
  • Sports and Athletics
  • Technology and Communications

    The Heinz Endowments

  • The Heinz Endowments are really two entities: the Howard Heinz Endowment, established in 1941, and the Vira I. Heinz Endowment, established in 1986. In addition to employing a joint management and program team, the foundations share a commitment to supporting programs in arts and culture, education, economic opportunity, children, youth and families, and the environment.
    J. P. Morgan

  • The Foundation makes charitable contributions to a wide range of organizations in the arts, education, the environment, health and human services, international affairs, and urban affairs.

    Turner Foundation

  • The Turner Foundation is committed to preventing damage to the natural systems - water, air, and land - on which all life depends. The Foundation makes grants in the areas of the environment and population. The main components are:

  • Protection of water and reduction of toxic impacts on the environment
  • Improved air quality through promotion of energy efficiency and renewables and improved transportation policies and practices
  • Protection of biodiversity through habitat preservation
  • Development and implementation of sound, equitable practices and policies designed to reduce population growth rates