The Nature Conservancy

For An Analysis Of Funding Mechanisms For Wildfire Resilience

  • Amount
    $165,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    5/11/2020
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
The Nature Conservancy works to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. This grant supports a project to better understand federal-level funding mechanisms that can lead to increased action to reduce the risk of extreme wildfire events in the Western United States and beyond, while increasing ecosystem and community resilience to wildfire. This research will help inform the Hewlett Foundation’s goal of leveraging additional resources for wildfire resilience across the American West. (Western Conservation Substrategy: Wildfire)
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.tnc.org 
Address
4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA, 22203-1637, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the America's Great Outdoors staffing project  
This grant to the Nature Conservancy (TNC) would renew support for it to detail one of its staff people to the Department of the Interior under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act. The staff person would help the department develop and implement policy recommendations for the America’s Great Outdoors program. The initiative has identified several sensitive ecosystems on Western public and private lands in need of better protection through targeted federal funding and land management coordination.
for general operating support  
The Nature Conservancy works West-wide to protect and conserve ecologically important private lands. This grant to The Nature Conservancy would support its work and recognize of the contribution that the organization made to educating the Hewlett Foundation board on the topic at its September, 2013 retreat.
for support of the America's Great Outdoors staffing project  
This grant to the Nature Conservancy and the grant below to The Wilderness Society would support costs incurred to detail two of their staff people to the U. S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior under the Intergovermental Personnel Act. The two staff people would help the departments develop policy recommendations for a new public lands protection initiative called America’s Great Outdoors. The initiative would identify sensitive ecosystems on Western public and private lands in need of better protection.

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