New Venture Fund

For The Preserving Outdoor Heritage Program

  • Amount
    $600,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/21/2016
  • Term
    1 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The New Venture Fund’s project to protect America’s outdoor heritage seeks to preserve and protect the lands and waters of this country for current and future generations. The project focuses on engaging the public and decision makers to attain a balanced management of the Western public lands. This renewal grant will support efforts to develop educational materials about the value of public lands, distribute the results of polls conducted on attitudes about public land protection, demonstrate the economic value of public lands, and identify new and diverse constituencies that support public land protection.
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