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 Center for Western Priorities  
This grant will support the Center for Western Priorities, a project of the Resources Legacy Fund. The center encourages public debate about conservation policy issues and works to advance those discussions online, in the news media, and throughout Western communities by sharing original research and reports. (Substrategies: Advance Conservation Protections and Build the Conditions for Enduring Conservation)
for the International Boreal Conservation Campaign  
Resources Legacy Fund serves as fiscal sponsor for the International Boreal Conservation Campaign (IBCC), which empowers Canadians to protect the boreal forestlands for the benefit of people and nature. For instance, IBCC supports the Indigenous Leadership Initiative to help strengthen Indigenous nationhood and fulfill Indigenous cultural responsibilities to the land. The Indigenous Leadership Initiative is working with First Nations across Canada on land-use planning, designation of new Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas, and programs to fund Indigenous Guardians to steward these protected areas. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections.)

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