Grantees

Environmental
  • Cultural
  • Environmental
  • $3,637,034

    Total Grants
    in 2000

    $949,800

    Environmental Grants
    in 2000

    35

    Environmental Grants
    in 2000

    2000 Environmental Grants

    10,000 Years Institute

    Bainbridge Island, Washington


    $15,700

    to enable Russian and American scientists to participate in a joint research project in summer 2000 to assess environmental contamination of the Selenga River in Central Siberia.

    The Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks

    Schenectady, New York


    $30,000

    to enable environmentalists, scientists, and public officials from Russia and Mongolia to travel to the United States in fall 2000 to participate in the Lake Baikal-Hovsgol-Adirondack Cultural and Ecological Exchange Program.

    Botanic Gardens Conservation International

    Brooklyn, New York


    $40,000

    to enable representatives of Russian botanic gardens to meet with American colleagues in New York in 2001 to discuss administrative procedures and methods of protecting threatened species.

    The Center for Democracy

    Washington, D.C.


    $45,000

    to support American participation in a conference in Moscow in spring 2000 entitled Enhancement of NGOs’ Role in Resolving Priority Issues of Environmental Safety in Russia organized by the Center for Russian Environmental Policy (CREP) in Moscow and to enable environmental experts from Russia and the United States to take part in a series of exchanges in 2000 and 2001.

    The Center for Democracy

    Washington, D.C.


    $20,000

    to support Russian participation in a conference at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., entitled Environmental Policy in Russia: Problems and Prospects in winter 2001 and American participation in the All-Russian Conference on Environmental Security in Moscow in spring 2001.

    Civic Education Project

    New Haven, Connecticut


    $12,000

    to enable American and Russian specialists to participate in the Environmental Policy Summer School in St. Petersburg, Russia, in summer 2001.

    Coastal Rainforest Coalition

    Berkeley, California


    $30,000

    to enable American environmentalists experienced in marketing and trade issues to participate in the Taiga Rescue Network Conference in Russia in fall 2000.

    Cornell University

    Ithaca, New York


    $20,000

    to support the international exchange component of a program entitled Linking Research and Outreach in Environmental Management in Central and Eastern Europe in Nitra, Slovak Republic, in fall 2000.

    Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences

    Rockville, Maryland


    $15,000

    to enable Czech and Slovak environmental specialists to participate in a conference in Washington, D.C. in fall 2000 on environmental sustainability in the Czech

    Earth Island Institute

    San Francisco, California


    $4,500

    to enable both directors of Earth Island Institute to travel to Ukraine in fall 2000 in connection with the planning of the project entitled U.S. - Ukraine Clean Energy Exchange.

    Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund

    San Francisco, California


    $20,000

    to enable American environmentalists to conduct seminars in Russia in 2000 and 2001 in collaboration with Russian colleagues as part of the project Oil Development and Natural Resource Protection: Citizen Participation in Decision-Making, Monitoring, and Enforcement.

    The Ecology Center

    Missoula, Montana


    $40,000

    to support the international travel component in 2000-2001 of the Center’s International Program designed to provide training for environmental specialists from Russia and Eastern and Central Europe in the use of Geographic Information Systems.

    Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    $60,000

    to support travel to the United States and participation by Russian specialists in the environmental and cultural fields in EEF’s 2001 Single Nation Program for Russia.

    Filmmakers' Collaborative

    Waltham, Massachusetts


    $5,000

    to enable film specialists from the United States to travel to Krasnodar, Russia, in summer 2000 to conduct a workshop on film production for Russian environmental specialists.

    Global Green USA

    Washington, D.C.


    $35,000

    to enable environmental experts and public officials from the United States to travel to Russia in fall 2000 and to enable a Russian delegation to visit the United States in spring 2001 to participate in meetings and discussions on the safe destruction of chemical weapons as part of GGUSA’s Legacy Program.

    Government Accountability Project

    Washington, D.C.


    $15,000

    to support international travel to Russia in fall 2000 by representatives of GAP in connection with a program entitled Confronting the Legacies of Nuclear Weapons Production: Russia Project of Mutual Support and Exchange.

    Greenpeace Fund

    Washington, D.C.


    $40,000

    to support travel and related expenses in 2000-2001 in connection with a series of seminars on forestry issues in Russia for representatives of regional NGOs and to support Russian and American participation in a conference on chemical pollution and environmental education in the Volga River Basin.

    Institute for Sustainable Communities

    Montpelier, Vermont


    $32,000

    to support American participation in ISC’s International Conference on Sustainable Development for Small Business in Khabarovsk, Russia, in spring 2000 ($7,000); and to enable Hungarian and Polish environmentalists to participate in a study tour of the United States in spring 2001 as part of ISC’s Education for Sustainability Initiative ($25,000).

    Institute of Arctic Studies

    Hanover, New Hampshire


    $20,000

    to support participation by Russian environmental specialists in a conference in the United States in 2001 entitled Beyond Rovaniemi: Advancing the Human Role in Reindeer/Caribou Systems.

    ISAR

    Washington, D.C.


    $25,600

    to enable grassroots organizers from Russia to travel to the United States in fall 2000 as participants in a training program entitled Women’s Leadership in Environmental Health and Nuclear Safety.

    ISAR

    Washington, D.C.


    $17,000

    to enable environmental justice advocates from the United States to take part in a training session and seminar in Almaty in fall 2000 entitled Building Partnerships and Exchanging Expertise: US and Regional NGOs Develop an NGO Strategy for Interaction with Transnational Corporations in the Caspian Basin.

    ISAR

    Washington, D.C.


    $25,000

    to enable ISAR staff members from the United States to travel to Russia and to enable ISAR staff members from Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan to travel to the United States in 2001 in connection with a strategic planning process to enhance the effectiveness of ISAR’s field office network.

    Missouri Botanical Garden

    St. Louis, Missouri


    $30,000

    to support the exchange of botanists and environmentalists from MBG and the Republic of Georgia in 2001 in connection with the development of a biodiversity conservation program for the Caucusus.

    New Mexico State University

    Las Cruces, New Mexico


    $7,400

    to enable representatives of the Yuganskiy Khanty community in Siberia to visit the United States in 2001 to discuss environmental and land-use issues with Native American groups as part of a program entitled Native Partners.

    New York University School of Law

    New York, New York


    $20,000

    to support American and Central European participation in meetings in Central Europe in 2001 on strengthening public access to environmental information.

    Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team

    Baltimore, Maryland


    $25,000

    to support participation by nonprofit management specialists from the United States and by representatives of cultural and environmental organizations from Central and Eastern Europe in seminars and workshops at NESsT’s International Venture Philanthropy Forum in Budapest in 2001.

    Nuclear Information and Resource Service

    Washington, D.C.


    $21,400

    to enable representatives of NIRS and other energy experts from the United States to attend a conference of the International Clean Energy Brigades in Ukraine and to discuss nuclear waste issues with government officials in Hungary in fall 2000.

    Pacific Environment and Resources Center

    Oakland, California


    $60,000

    to enable Russian and American environmental experts to take part in a series of exchange projects scheduled for 2000-2001 focusing on public participation in the management of natural resources in Siberia and the Russian Far East.

    The Peregrine Fund

    Boise, Idaho


    $16,200

    to enable a scientist from Mongolia to study and conduct research in the United States in 2000-2001 on environmental conservation and the preservation of birds of prey.

    Sacred Earth Network

    Petersham, Massachusetts


    $50,000

    to support international exchanges between environmental specialists in Russia and the United States in 2000-2001 as part of a project entitled Strengthening Northern Eurasia’s Environmental NGO CommunityThrough Strategic Partnerships, Coalition-Building, and Technical Support.

    Tahoe-Baikal Institute

    South Lake Tahoe, California


    $8,000

    to enable environmental specialists from Russia and the Czech Republic to participate in the Institute’s Summer 2000 Exchange Program.

    Towson University

    Towson, Maryland


    $45,000

    to support the international travel component of an exchange project entitled Fostering Successful Partnerships in Watershed Protection in the United States and Russia in summer 2000.

    Wild Salmon Center

    Portland, Oregon


    $30,000

    to enable scientists and specialists from the United States to assess environmental factors related to habitat preservation in the Oblukovina River basin in the Russian Far East in 2000 in connection with the Kamchatka Wild River Salmon Sanctuary Project.

    Wild Salmon Center

    Portland, Oregon


    $35,000

    to enable Russian scientists and specialists to participate in WSC’s Pacific Rim Salmon and Steelhead Conservation Conference in Portland in spring 2001.

    Woods Hole Research Center

    Woods Hole, Massachusetts


    $35,000

    to enable environmental scientists and specialists from Russia to participate in the Center’s Russian Visiting Scholars program in 2000 and 2001.