Recent Grants ::  Environment & Health

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2016

As You Sow

www.asyousow.org
Oakland, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To prevent harm to human health from GMOs, nanomaterials, and lead in food

Berkeley Food Institute at the University of California, Berkeley

food.berkeley.edu
Berkeley, CA
$150,000
Environment and Health
To support the Policy Program

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Center for Sustainability at the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

www.cfs.calpoly.edu
San Luis Obispo, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the Climate Smart Agriculture Project

Californians for Pesticide Reform

www.pesticidereform.org
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
To eliminate the use of highly toxic fumigants in California agriculture

Carbon Cycle Institute

www.carboncycle.org
Petaluma, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
To make California agriculture more sustainable by increasing its ability to sequester carbon and reduce water usage

Global Alliance for the Future of Food (New Venture Fund)

www.futureoffood.org
Washington, DC
$50,000
Environment and Health
For general support

League to Save Lake Tahoe

keeptahoeblue.org
South Lake Tahoe, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
To monitor the implementation of a regional plan in the Lake Tahoe region

Mills College

www.mills.edu
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For the Urban Farm

Northern Sierra Partnership

northernsierrapartnership.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To preserve critical watersheds in the Northern Sierra

Organic Farming Research Foundation

ofrf.org
Santa Cruz, CA
$30,000
Environment and Health
For a project to analyze the findings of publicly funded research projects on soil health

Planting Justice

www.plantingjustice.org
Oakland, CA
$10,000
Environment and Health
To support the El Sobrante Urban Resilience Farm

Resource Renewal Institute

www.rri.org
Mill Valley, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For a project to test the feasibility of cultivating fish in California rice ponds

SPUR

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$100,000
Environment and Health
To develop elements for sound regional planning in the Bay Area

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (New Ventures Fund)

www.safsf.org
Santa Barbara, CA
$10,000
Environment and Health
For a video history of the sustainable agriculture movement

Sustainable Economies Laws Center

www.theselc.org
Oakland, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To increase the sustainability of agriculture in California by developing novel financing mechanisms

The Sierra Fund

www.sierrafund.org
Nevada City, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To protect Sierra residents from the health effects of dangerous materials from abandoned mines

University of California, Los Angeles, Sustainable Technology and Policy Program

stpp.ucla.edu
Los Angeles, CA
$89,568
Environment and Health

2015

As You Sow

www.asyousow.org
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
To prevent harm to human health from GMOs, nanomaterials, and lead in food

Berkeley Food Institute at the University of California, Berkeley

food.berkeley.edu
Berkeley, CA
$140,000
Environment and Health
For the Policy Program

California FarmLink

www.californiafarmlink.org
Santa Cruz, CA
$60,000
Environment and Health
To support a microfinancing initiative for organic and family-scale farmers

California Foodshed Funders (Community Initiatives)

communityin.org/project/ca-foodshed-funders-collaborative
San Francisco, CA
$15,000
Environment and Health
For programs to educate funders about sustainable agriculture and food systems in California

Community Agroecology Network

www.canunite.org
Santa Cruz, CA
$10,000
Environment and Health
To support the 16th Annual International Agroecology Short Course

Earth Island Institute

oaklandfood.org
Berkeley, CA
$25,000
Environment and Health
For the Oakland Food Policy Council

Food and Environment Reporting Network

thefern.org
New York, NY
$75,000
Environment and Health
For investigative reporting on key issues in sustainable agriculture and food systems

Global Alliance for the Future of Food (New Venture Fund)

www.futureoffood.org
Washington, DC
$50,000
Environment and Health
For general support

Institute for Food and Development Policy – Food First

www.foodfirst.org
Oakland, CA
$51,200
Environment and Health
To support the East Bay Urban Field Schools

Mills College

www.mills.edu
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For the Urban Farm

Pesticide Action Network North America

www.panna.org
Oakland, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the project "Transforming the U.S. Food System: Advancing Public and Policy Engagement for Agroecology"

Resource Renewal Institute

www.rri.org
Mill Valley, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For a project to test the feasibility of cultivating fish in California rice ponds

Rose Foundation For Communities and the Environment

rosefdn.org
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For the Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund and the Grassroots Training Institute

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For expansion to San Jose and Oakland

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR)

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For the Regional Food Systems and Urban Agriculture Program

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders (New Venture Fund)

www.safsf.org
Santa Barbara, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
For general support

United Nations Environment Programme (New Venture Fund)

www.unep.org
Washington, DC
$200,000
Environment and Health
For the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture and Food project

University of California, Santa Cruz

casfs.ucsc.edu
Santa Cruz, CA
$100,000
Environment and Health
For the agroecology and sustainable food systems curricular integration and enhancement project

Urban Habitat

www.urbanhabitat.org
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For a project to build sustainable, equitable and healthy communities through regional planning

2014

As You Sow

www.asyousow.org
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
To support the Environmental Health Program

Berkeley Food Institute at the University of California, Berkeley

food.berkeley.edu
Berkeley, CA
$140,000
Environment and Health
For the Public Policy Program

California Foodshed Funders (Community Initiatives)

San Francisco, CA
$10,000
Environment and Health
For staff support

Californians for Pesticide Reform

www.pesticidereform.org
Oakland, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For a project to develop policies to protect Californians from highly toxic fumigants used in California agriculture

Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins University

http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/johns-hopkins-center-for-a-livable-future
Baltimore, MD
$7,500
Environment and Health
For the Food Animal Atlas project

Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment

www.crpe-ej.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the Sustainable Agriculture Campaign

College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Sciences (CAFES) at California Polytechnic State University

www.cfs.calpoly.edu
San Luis Obispo, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To support the Center for Sustainability

Global Alliance for the Future of Food (New Venture Fund)

www.futureoffood.org
Washington, DC
$50,000
Environment and Health
For general support

League to Save Lake Tahoe

www.keeptahoeblue.org
South Lake Tahoe, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For the community planning program

Los Angeles Food Policy Council (Community Partners)

goodfoodla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For general support

People for Open Space/Greenbelt Alliance

www.greenbelt.org
San Francisco, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For general support

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For the Regional Food Systems and Urban Agriculture Program

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For expansion to San Jose and Oakland

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (New Venture Fund)

www.safsf.org
Santa Barbara, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For general support

The Sierra Fund

www.sierrafund.org
Nevada City, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the project “Protecting People and Ecosystems from Legacy Mining’s Toxic Discharge”

Transform

www.transformca.org
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For general support

University of California, Davis

asi.ucdavis.edu
Davis, CA
$100,000
Environment and Health
To establish an endowed professorship in agroecology linked to the Agricultural Sustainability Institute

University of California, Los Angeles

www.ucla.edu
Los Angeles, CA
$90,000
Environment and Health
For a project to assess the human health threats associated with cumulative exposures to multiple fumigant pesticides

University of California, San Francisco

http://coe.ucsf.edu/ivf/index.html
San Francisco, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment

University of California, Santa Cruz

casfs.ucsc.edu
Santa Cruz, CA
$100,000
Environment and Health
For the Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems Curricular Integration and Enhancement Project

2013

As You Sow

www.asyousow.org
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For the Environment and Health Program

Community Alliance with Family Farmers

caff.org
Davis, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the California Buy Fresh Buy Local Chapter Network

Food and Environment Reporting Network

thefern.org
New York, NY
$75,000
Environment and Health
For general support

Global Community Monitor

www.gcmonitor.org
El Cerrito, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the California Healthy Communities Program

Golden Gate University School of Law

law.ggu.edu/clinics-and-centers/clinics/environmental-law-and-justice
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
For the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Greenaction

greenaction.org
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
For the San Joaquin Environmental Health and Justice Campaign and Policy Project

Greenbelt Alliance

www.greenbelt.org
San Francisco, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For general support

Institute for Food and Development Policy (Food First)

www.foodfirst.org
Oakland, CA
$25,116
Environment and Health
For support of the East Bay Urban Field Schools Project

Mills College

www.mills.edu
Oakland, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For the planning phase to establish the Mills College Campus Farm

Pesticide Action Network

www.panna.org
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
For a project to develop sustainable agriculture production standards that protect the health and safety of farmworkers

Roots of Change (Public Health Institute)

www.rootsofchange.org
San Francisco, CA
$150,000
Environment and Health
For the California Food Policy Council

Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment

www.rosefdn.org
Oakland, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
For the Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR)

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For the Regional Food Systems and Urban Agriculture Program

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR)

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
To transform SPUR into a fully regional planning group for the Bay Area by supporting the new San Jose and Oakland offices

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (New Venture Fund)

www.safsf.org
Santa Barbara, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For general support

The Sierra Fund

www.sierrafund.org
Nevada City, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
For the Protecting People from Mining Toxins project

University of California, Davis

asi.ucdavis.edu/front-page
Davis, CA
$74,717
Environment and Health
To support the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems major

University of California, Santa Cruz

casfs.ucsc.edu
Santa Cruz, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
To strengthen the Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems curriculum

2012

As You Sow

www.asyousow.org
Oakland, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the Environmental Health Program

Bay Area Environmental Health Collaborative (Rose Foundation)

www.baehc.org
Oakland, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To develop policies to protect public health from cumulative effects of air pollution

California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute

www.cpmc.org/professionals/research
San Francisco, CA
$135,000
Environment and Health
For research on the relationships between commonly used chemicals and breast cancer

Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment

www.crpe-ej.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the San Joaquin Valley Air Quality Project

City Slicker Farms

www.cityslickerfarms.org
Oakland, CA
$25,000
Environment and Health
For general support

Community Alliance with Family Farmers

caff.org
Davis, CA
$30,200
Environment and Health
For the Buy Fresh, Buy Local campaign in Santa Clara county

Food and Environment Reporting Network

thefern.org
New York, NY
$40,000
Environment and Health
For general support

Global Community Monitor

www.gcmonitor.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the California Healthy Communities Program

Greenbelt Alliance

www.greenbelt.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For general support

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

www.iatp.org
Minneapolis, MN
$5,000
Environment and Health
To support activities of the Food and Environment Working Group of the American Public Health Association

Institute for Food and Development Policy

www.foodfirst.org
Oakland, CA
$25,000
Environment and Health
For the Oakland Food Policy Council

People’s Grocery

www.peoplesgrocery.org
Oakland, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For general support

Pesticide Action Network

www.panna.org
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
For a project to develop sustainable agriculture production standards that protect the health and safety of farmworkers

Resource Renewal Institute

www.rri.org/index.php
Mill Valley, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For Forces of Nature: Environmental Elders Speak

Roots of Change (Trust for Conservation Innovation)

rootsofchange.org
San Francisco, CA
$150,000
Environment and Health
To establish the California Food Policy Council

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (New Ventures Fund)

www.safsf.org
Santa Barbara, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For programs to educate foundations about sustainable agriculture and food systems issues

Transform

transformca.org
Oakland, CA
$60,000
Environment and Health
For the Fighting Climate Change program

University of California, San Francisco

www.prhe.ucsf.edu
San Francisco, CA
$60,000
Environment and Health
For the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment

Urban Habitat

urbanhabitat.org/uh/newfront
Oakland, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For general support

2011

As You Sow

www.asyousow.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To support the Environmental Health Program

California Polytechnic State University

www.cfs.calpoly.edu
San Luis Obispo, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To support the Center for Sustainability

Center for Investigative Reporting

cironline.org
Berkeley, CA
$75,000
Environment and Health
For investigative journalism on environmental threats to the health of Californians

Community Water Center

www.communitywatercenter.org
Visalia, CA
$25,000
Environment and Health
To protect residents of the San Joaquin Valley from toxic chemicals in drinking water

Global Community Monitor

gcmonitor.org
El Cerrito, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
To support the Bay Area Healthy Communities Program

Golden Gate University School of Law

law.ggu.edu/law/eljc
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
For the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice

www.greenaction.org
San Francisco, CA
$60,000
Environment and Health
For a project to investigate and address possible environmental contributions to a cluster of birth defects in Kings County, California

Northern Westchester Hospital Foundation

www.nwhc.net
Mt. Kisco, NY
$27,595
Environment and Health
To reform institutional food-procurement policies and begin development of a regional food system

Resource Renewal Institute

www.rri.org
Mill Valley, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For the Council of Elders project

Roots of Change (Trust for Conservation Innovation)

rootsofchange.org
San Francisco, CA
$200,000
Environment and Health
For a collaboration of government, business and nonprofit organizations seeking to make California’s agriculture and food systems sustainable by 2030

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR)

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
To develop urban and regional policies that promote sustainable agriculture and food systems

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR)

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To support the Regional Planning Policy Program

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (Community Partners)

www.safsf.org
Santa Barbara, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
For programs to educate foundations about sustainable agriculture and food systems issues

The Sierra Fund

www.sierrafund.org
Nevada City, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
For the Protecting People from Mining Toxins project

TransForm

transformca.org
Oakland, CA
$60,000
Environment and Health
For a regional planning initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote sustainable development

University of California, Los Angeles

stpp.ucla.edu
Los Angeles, CA
$61,102
Environment and Health
To support the Sustainable Technology and Policy Program

University of California, Santa Cruz

ucscpica.org/sustainable-living-center
Santa Cruz, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For the Sustainable Living Center

2010

As You Sow

www.asyousow.org
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Environment and Health
To support the Environmental Health Program

California Climate and Agricultural Network (Center for Food Safety)

calclimateag.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For a coalition of farming, environmental and health organizations that advances policy solutions to climate change based on wider adoption of sustainable and organic agricultural practices

Californians for a Healthy and Green Economy (Center for Environmental Health)

www.changecalifornia.org
Oakland, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For a coalition of health and environmental organizations working on comprehensive chemicals policy reform

Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment

www.crpe-ej.org
San Francisco and Delano, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To support the San Joaquin Valley Air Quality Project

Food and Environment Reporting Network (The Sustainable Markets Foundation)

thefern.org
New York, NY
$25,000
Environment and Health
For a new project dedicated to investigative reporting on agriculture, food and human health

Global Community Monitor (The Tides Center)

gcmonitor.org
El Cerrito, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
To support the Bay Area Healthy Communities Program

Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice

www.greenaction.org
San Francisco, CA
$60,000
Environment and Health
For a project to investigate the possible environmental contributions to a cluster of birth defects in Kings County, California

Greenbelt Alliance

www.greenbelt.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
For general support of regional planning work

Institute for Food and Development Policy

www.foodfirst.org
Oakland, CA
$25,000
Environment and Health
To support the Oakland Food Policy Council

Organic Farming Research Foundation

ofrf.org
Santa Cruz, CA
$10,000
Environment and Health
For the Multiple Benefits of Organic Farming project

Roots of Change (Trust for Conservation Innovation)

rootsofchange.org
San Francisco, CA
$200,000
Environment and Health
For a collaboration of government, business and nonprofit organizations seeking to make California’s agriculture and food systems sustainable by 2030

Rose Foundation

www.rosefdn.org
Oakland, CA
$15,000
Environment and Health
To support the Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR)

www.spur.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Environment and Health
To build capacity for regional planning

Sierra Nevada Alliance

www.sierranevada.com
South Lake Tahoe, CA
$35,000
Environment and Health
To support integrated regional planning initiatives in the Sierra region

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (Community Partners)

www.safsf.org
Santa Barbara, CA
$20,000
Environment and Health
For programs to educate foundations about sustainable agriculture and food systems issues

University of California, Davis

www.sarep.ucdavis.edu/students/about-major
Davis, CA
$25,000
Environment and Health
For the development of an interdisciplinary sustainable agriculture major in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

University of California, Santa Cruz

ucscpica.org/sustainable-living-center
Santa Cruz, CA
$25,000
Environment and Health
For the Sustainable Living Center