Open Space Institute

For The Outdoors America Campaign

  • Amount
    $400,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/16/2015
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
The Open Space Institute’s Outdoors America Campaign is a broad-based effort to educate policymakers, citizens, and the media about the benefits of a consistent, dedicated federal fund source for the purchase of ecologically important land in the West and beyond. This renewal grant would support the Institute’s initiative to share the recreational and economic benefits of preserving open space with decision makers and the public.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.osiny.org 
Address
1350 Broadway, Suite 201, New York, NY, 10018-7799, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for the Outdoors America Campaign  
This renewal grant would continue support for the Open Space Institute’s Outdoors America Campaign. Launched in 2009, this campaign is a broad-based effort to educate policymakers, citizens, and the media about the benefits of a consistent, dedicated federal fund for the purchase of ecologically important land in the West and beyond. This initiative teaches decision makers and the public about the myriad benefits of preserving open space and the vital role of federal funding in acquiring land in all economic climates.
for the public funding for land conservation project  
The Open Space Institute (OSI) works to protect scenic, natural, and historic landscapes to ensure public enjoyment, conserve habitat, and sustain community character. This renewal grant would support the organization’s work as part of the Outdoors America Coalition, an effort to educate policymakers, citizens, and the media about the need for a reliable, steady source of federal funds for the purchase of ecologically important land in the West and beyond. The ultimate goal of the Outdoors America Coalition is to ensure that approximately $1 billion in public funds are available each year for land protection. OSI would use this grant to build support among decisionmakers and the public and coordinate with other conservation organizations with similar public funding goals.
for the public funding for land conservation project  
This renewal grant would support the Open Space Institute’s work as part of the Outdoors America Coalition, an effort to educate policymakers, citizens, and the media about the need for a reliable, steady source of federal funds for the purchase of ecologically important land in the West and beyond. The ultimate goal of the Outdoors America Coalition is to ensure that sufficient federal funds are available each year for land protection. The Institute would use this grant to build support among decision makers and the public and coordinate with conservation organizations with similar public funding goals.

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