Resources Legacy Fund

For Conservation Programs

  • Amount
    $340,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    6/16/2018
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
The Resources Legacy Fund designs and builds initiatives to advance conservation and other issues by drawing on world-class policy, law, and science expertise, as well as by engaging diverse urban communities and conservation constituencies, business leaders, and policy officials. With this grant, they will advance initiatives to study the communications activities of environmental organizations, support legal research and communications about ongoing environmental court cases, and support ongoing work in Montana to educate the public about national public lands issues.
About the Grantee
Address
555 Capitol Mall, Suite 1095
Sacramento, CA 95814
Grants to this Grantee
for the Western Energy Project  
The Resources Legacy Fund’s Western Energy Project (WEP) works to protect treasured landscapes in the American West by ensuring that any development of oil and gas from our federal public lands is done in a responsible manner. WEP empowers diverse organizations to preserve ecologically and culturally important areas; support the adoption of common-sense protections for our water, air, land, and wildlife; and work to safeguard opportunities for Americans to enjoy our public lands across the Intermountain West. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections)
for the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition  
This grant supports the ongoing collaboration and climate and land-use planning efforts of the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, for which the Resources Legacy Fund serves as fiscal sponsor. Leaders from five tribes founded the coalition in 2015, representing a historic consortium of sovereign tribal nations united in the effort to conserve the Bears Ears cultural landscape. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Solutions)

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