Resources Legacy Fund

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $1,300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/21/2016
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
The Resources Legacy Fund works across the West to protect land and river resources through purchase and the adoption of environmentally sound policy at the federal and state levels. This general support grant will be used by the fund to achieve its acquisition and policy goals. The fund will work with a broad array of nonprofits and other philanthropic entities to leverage public and private investment and policies, as it seeks to protect land and rivers.
About the Grantee
Address
555 Capitol Mall, Suite 1095
Sacramento, CA 95814
Grants to this Grantee
for the San Francisco Bay Restoration program and strategic plan implementation  
This grant will support the Resources Legacy Fund’s ongoing work to conserve and restore the San Francisco Bay, and implementation of the organization’s strategic plan. Beginning in 2001, RLF helped catalyze and lead a public-private partnership to acquire and restore 16,500 acres of salt ponds. Ongoing Bay work includes wildlife and wetlands restoration, new trails and recreational facilities along the Bay shoreline, and flood protection for shoreline communities.
for the International Boreal Conservation Campaign  
This grant supports the International Boreal Conservation Campaign, an initiative of the Resources Legacy Fund to empower Canadians to protect their boreal forestlands for the benefit of people and nature.
for the Western Energy Project  
This grant will support the Resources Legacy Fund’s Western Energy Project, which works with Western communities to protect ecologically significant national public lands by engaging in land-use planning processes and public education campaigns.

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