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.
About the Grantee
Address
1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 300
Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
for the Fund for a Safer Future  
Housed at the New Venture Fund, the Fund for a Safer Future (FSF) is a funder collaborative that helps reduce gun violence in the United States. When FSF started its work in 2011, the field of gun violence prevention was beginning a strategic shift that accelerated after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. Before 2011, the movement was small, relatively isolated, and significantly under-resourced. With the help of FSF and other donors, the movement has become larger, better organized, more coordinated and diverse, and increasingly strategic. During the term of this grant, FSF will be able to continue its coordination efforts among states and expand its research focus.
for the Salmon State Project  
The New Venture Fund’s Salmon State project seeks to protect the most important salmon-spawning watersheds in Alaska. The project aims to support the economy, recreation, and subsistence needs of Alaskans by educating and engaging commercial and sport fishermen, Alaska Natives, and the public.

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