Resources Legacy Fund

For The Western Energy Project

  • Amount
    $2,075,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/22/2020
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Resources Legacy Fund’s Western Energy Project 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. The Fund 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: Defend Public Lands)
About the Grantee
Address
555 Capitol Mall, Suite 1095
Sacramento, CA 95814
Grants to this Grantee
for improving wildfire resilience and forest management funding in California  
Resources Legacy Fund works for the conservation of land, ocean, and water resources; climate change resilience; and conservation funding and policies that benefit all communities. This grant supports the fund’s work to build a diverse coalition that identifies and pursues opportunities to reduce risk of extreme wildfire events and bolster community resilience to wildfires in California. (Wildfire Strategy)
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)
for advancing resilient rural communities  
This grant supports Resources Legacy Fund’s rural community economic diversification project, which works with partners to support communities across the American West in advancing sustainable economic development alongside conservation values. (Substrategy: Build the Conditions for Enduring Conservation)

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