Summer 2019 Grant Announcement: $900,000 Awarded, 22 Groups Funded

The Conservation Alliance sent grants totaling $900,000 to 22 organizations working to protect wild places throughout North America. This is our single largest grant disbursal since The Conservation Alliance was founded in 1989.  We are on track to contribute $2 million in 2019, another record!
Each project funded during this grant cycle was nominated to submit a grant proposal by Conservation Alliance member company. The Conservation Alliance staff and board evaluated 53 proposals and placed 25 projects on a ballot.  The 22 grants awarded in this grant cycle represent the projects that received the most votes from Conservation Alliance member company employees.
We are excited to announce the following Summer 2019 grant recipients:
Alachua Conservation Trust  Rise Up for the Santa Fe River Campaign  – $35,000
Audubon Alaska  Protect the Arctic Refuge Campaign – $50,000
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – National   Seal River Watershed Indigenous Protected Area Initiative – $50,000
Conservation Colorado  CORE Act Campaign  – $50,000
Conservation Lands Foundation  Campaign for the Gila River, Wild and Scenic – $45,000
Ducks Unlimited   Grayland Acquisition and Protection Project  -$35,000
Grand Canyon Trust  Campaign to Protect the Grand Canyon from Uranium Mining – $50,000
Greater Yellowstone Coalition  Yellowstone Gateway Land Acquisitions Campaign – $50,000
Idaho Conservation League   Protecting the High Divide Campaign  – $10,000
Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center  Oregon Wildlands 2.0 Campaign – $50,000
Montana Wilderness Association   Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Project  – $45,000
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance   Greater Chaco Protection Campaign  – $45,000
Oregon Natural Desert Association  Protecting Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands  – $ 50,000
San Juan Citizen’s Alliance   San Juan Mountains Wilderness  – $35,000
Save Our Canyons   Wild Forests and Connected Watersheds Education Program – $20,000
Save the Redwoods  Protecting the Giants of Giant Sequoia National Monument  – $50,000
The Trust for Public Land   Spence Mountain  – $40,000
The Wilderness Land Trust   Little Castle Lake-Castle Crags Wilderness Project  – $30,000
Trout Unlimited    Sportsmen for the Ruby Mountains – $45,000
Wallowa Land Trust  Campaign for the East Moraine – $40,000
Washington Wild    North Cascades and Puget Sound Headwaters Campaign  – $40,000
Wilderness Workshop Thompson Divide and CORE Act Campaign – $ 35,000
Collectively, these projects seek to protect more than 19 million acres and 1,046 river miles in the United States and Canada. 
Click here to learn more about each grant. 

Seitz Lake, Ruby Mountains, Nevada Photo: Larry Spradlin
Photo: Cory Poole
Borak Peak Photo: Julia Rundberg
Rogue River Photo: Darren Campbell and Michael Dotson
Grand Canyon Photo: Rick Goldwasser
Photo: Nate Wilson
Photo: Jon Mullen and Julia Liao