Resources Legacy Fund

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $6,850,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/20/2017
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
This renewal grant will support the Resources Legacy Fund’s work to conserve and restore natural landscapes, rivers, open spaces, and parks in California and the western United States; develop new sources of conservation funding; and strengthen conservation policies. The Fund will employ sound research, communications with the public and the media, and decision-maker education as tools to support its objectives.
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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