Grantees

Environmental
  • Cultural
  • Environmental
  • $1,108,755

    Total Grants to Date in 2014

    $447,000

    Environmental Grants
    in 2014

    17

    Environmental Grants
    in 2014

    2014 Environmental Grants

    Earth Island Institute

    Berkeley, CA


    $30,000

    to support three exchanges in 2014 to train Siberian and Mongolian guides and naturalists around the greater Lake Baikal watershed.

    Earth Island Institute

    Berkeley, CA


    $20,000

    to send six American environmentalists to Yerevan, Armenia to participate in a year-long series of seminars with Armenian Environmental Network to address mining concerns in 2014 and 2015.

    Earth Island Institute

    Berkeley, CA


    $15,000

    to send American energy specialists to Almaty, Kazakhstan and Lviv, Ukraine to exchange best practices in energy efficiency, low-carbon development, and NGO management in September 2015.

    Mongol Ecology Center

    Tucson, AZ


    $30,000

    to bring five American park specialists to Mongolia for two weeks to lead skill-building workshops in park management, design, and infrastructure around Lake Hovsgol National Park in summer 2014.

    Pacific Environment

    San Francisco, CA


    $25,000

    to provide continued support for the Russian Fire Prevention Program in 2014.

    Pacific Environment

    San Francisco, CA


    $90,000

    to support PE’s activities in 2014–2015, including several exchanges relating to protected areas and best practices in the Russian Far East; identifying sustainable, clean energy alternatives; and Russian participation in the Arctic NGO Forum to address indigenous issues in the environment.

    Panthera

    New York, NY


    $12,000

    to send one American conservation expert to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan and to bring one Tajik biologist to the United States to continue development of Panthera’s community-based snow leopard conservation project in summer and fall 2014.

    Pennsylvania State University

    University Park, PA


    $15,000

    to send four American agricultural scientists to Ukraine to exchange best practices in beekeeping techniques and to bring four Ukrainian counterparts to the United States to examine new research initiatives surrounding Colony Collapse Disorder in 2014–2015.

    The Peregrine Fund

    Boise, ID


    $20,000

    to support the participation of four Russian scientists at The Peregrine Fund’s Tundra Conservation Network conference in February 2014.

    Southwest Research and Information Center

    Albuquerque, NM


    $35,000

    to support the multi-year Mining and the Environment Dialogue, a three-country exchange for emerging environmentalists from Mongolia, Siberia, and the United States in 2014.

    University of Vermont

    Burlington, VT


    $20,000

    to support bilateral exchanges for four American and three Romanian scientists to participate in the project Protecting Forests and Livelihoods in the Romanian Carpathians Through Community Management in July and October 2014.

    Wild Salmon Center

    Portland, OR


    $20,000

    to support a week-long exchange in Anchorage, Alaska for six sport fishing and conservation leaders from the Russian Far East in July 2014.

    Wildlife Conservation Society

    Bronx, NY


    $20,000

    to support the WCS initiative, Alleviating Conflicts between Bears and Humans in the Russian Far East on Sakhalin Island, Russia in July 2014.

    Wildlife Conservation Society

    Bronx, NY


    $30,000

    to bring seven Alaska Natives to Chukotka, Russia in summer 2014 as part of the WCS initiative Transboundary Dialogue: Sharing Indigenous Community Perspectives on Arctic Shipping and Food Security in Bering and Anadyr Straits in summer 2014.

    Woods Hole Research Center

    Falmouth, MA


    $10,000

    to bring Russian scientist Valentin Spektor to Woods Hole Research Center in fall 2014 to participate in WHRC’s Russian Visiting Scholars Program for intenstive technical training in new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology.

    World Wildlife Fund

    Washington, DC


    $30,000

    to support the participation of four Russian researchers in a workshop in Anchorage, Alaska discussing precautionary planning to prevent and mitigate potential impacts of increasing shipping traffic on native communities and wildlife populations in September 2014.

    Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council

    Fairbanks, AK


    $25,000

    to send members of Network of Indigenous Knowledge to Moscow and Zhaigansk, Russia for meetings, instructional workshops, and to exchange best practices in water resource monitoring in August 2014.