THE CURTIS & EDITH MUNSON FOUNDATION PRIOR GRANTS

Grants Archive

Following is an archive of grants made under the environmental programs of The Curtis & Edith Munson Foundation.

Marine/Fisheries Conservation

Antarctic Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC)

2013: $10,000 2014: $12,500

Second and third year of a three-year grant and first year of a two-year grant to restore and protect the high seas biodiversity of the Antartic and Southern Oceans

Blue Frontier Campaign

2013: $20,000 2014: $15,000

Support for the Blue Vision Summit and the Benchley Awards

Blue Legacy International

2013: $7,500

Grant to further the work of Blue Legacy International on water policy issues and education programs (Fiscal sponsor: The Ocean Foundation)

BLUE Ocean Film Festival

2013: $10,000 2014: $12,500

Two-year grant to support the BLUE Ocean Film Festival's outreach and education programs (Fiscal Agent: Make A Difference Media Foundation)

Campaign for Environmental Literacy

2013: $20,000 2014: $12,500

Two-year grant to support efforts to maintain federal environmental education programs (Fiscal Agent: Second Nature)

Caribbean / Gulf Toxics Project

2013: $16,666 2014: $15,000

Support for continued analysis of dispersant effects on marine mammal and fish health and for the establishment of a Caribbean marine toxicology lab

Conservation International

2014: $10,000

Special director's grant to support work in Raja Ampat Indonesia

Consortium for Ocean Leadership

2014: $7,500

First of a two-year grant to support the National Ocean Sciences Bowl

Consultative Group on Biodiversity (CGBD)

2013: $10,000 2014: $7,500

Two-year grant to support the marine conservation program

CREST

2013: $7,500

One-time grant for a book on coastal tourism

E The Environmental Magazine

2013: $12,500 2014: $10,000

Grant in support of E Magazine’s marine issues

Earthjustice

2013: $10,000 2014: $25,000

Two years of funding to support forage fish campaign and a first (2014) of a two-year grant to support a seabed mining convening

Environmental Health News

2013: $1,000

Grant to support the environmental news site (Fiscal Agent: Virginia Organizing)

Environmental Law Institute

2013: $15,000 2014: $15,000

Grant for the sustainable aquaculture project

Gulf of Maine Research Institute

2013: $15,000

One-time grant for research on alewives and role as prey

High Seas Alliance

2013: $11,111 2014: $13,888

Second and third year of a three-year grant to support efforts to establish protections for those ocean areas outside of national juridiction (Fiscal Agent: The Ocean Foundation)

Island Institute

2013: $12,000 2014: $12,500

Half of a four-year grant for working waterfront partnerships

Island Press

2013: $20,000 2014: $20,000

Grant to support the marine publishing program

IUCN-US

2013: $18,000 2014: $15,000

First and second year of a three-year grant supporting DCMC program

Mangrove Action Project

2013: $10,000

Third year of a three-year grant supporting the education and outreach program "Question your Shrimp"

Marine Fish Conservation Network

2013: $35,000 2014: $17,500

Grant to support work in promoting sustainable fisheries policy

Monterey Bay Aquarium

2013: $15,000 2014: $15,000

Two-year grant to support Seafood Watch program

Mother Jones Investigative Fund

2013: $250

Grant for Foundation for National Progress

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

2014: $16,000

Grant in support of Capitol Hill Oceans Week

NatureServe

2013: $5,000 2014: $8.500

Two-year grant to support the Biodiversity without Boundaries convening

New England Aquarium (MCAF)

2013: $10,000 2014: $20,000

Grant to support the Marine Conservation Action Fund

Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance

2013: $10,000

Final grant in support of sustainable fishing practices

Ocean Alliance

2013: $15,000

Grant in support of the Caribbean toxicology project

Ocean Conservancy

2013: $20,000 2014: $20,000

Two-year grant to support OC's work in improving fisheries management in the South Atlantic Regional area

Ocean Leadership Fund

2013: $30,000 2014: $40,000

Grant to provide internships and support research on ocean acidification strategies and other issues (Fiscal Agent: The Ocean Foundation)

The Ocean Project

2013: $30,000 2014: $25,000

Grant to support TOP's education programs on World Oceans Day, Seas the Day, and other topics

Ocean River Institute

2013: $10,000

Grant in support of a healthy Indian River Lagoon and reducing nitrogen pollution

Oil Spill Commission Action

2013: $15,000 2014: $15,000

Three-year grant in support of the continuing involvement of commissioners in Gulf Restoration (Fiscal Agent: Resources for the Future)

Public Trust Project

2013: $20,000

Grant in support of work on menhaden. (Fiscal Sponsor: Public Concern Foundation)

Recirculating Farms Coalition

2013: $25,000

One-time grant to support the work of the coalition on recirculating land-based aquaculture

Restore America's Estuaries

2013: $20,000 2014: $40,000

Grant to support the work on including seagrass (with mangroves and coral reefs) in Blue Carbon certification

SaveNature.Org

2014: $2,500

Grant for educational programs

Sailors for the Sea

2013: $12,500

Second year of a two-year grant for education and outreach programs

School for Field Studies

2013: $15,000 2014: $10,000

Two-year grant in support of the turtle research programs at the Turks & Caicos campus

Sea Turtle Conservancy

2013: $5,500

Grant to support fisheries conservation policies

SeaWeb

2013: $35,000

Third year of a three-year grant in support of education and outreach programs of the coastal and marine publications

Smithsonian Institution Folklife Festival

2013: $12,500

Second year of a two-year grant for the outreach around the coastal Kenya-Folklife Festival Partnership

Sustainable Development Institute

2013: $5,000

Grant in support of Atlantic CoastWatch newsletter and other activities

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

2013: $15,000 2014: $20,000

Grant in support of TRCP’s marine fisheries work

Western Hemisphere Migratory Species Institute (WHMSI)

2013: $11,111

Grant to support educational program related to WHMSI (Fiscal Sponsor: The Ocean Foundation)

Wild Oceans

2013: $30,000 2014: $35,000

(formerly National Coalition for Marine Conservation) Second of a two-year grant in support of efforts to promote sustainable fisheries management policy and first year of a three-year grant in support of fisheries restoration

World Wildlife Fund

2013: $30,000 2014: $20,000

Grants to support work in the Arctic and a special director’s grant for work in the Philippines

Yale University

2013: $1,000 2014: $1,000

Two-year targeted funds commitment in support of the Yale Environment 360 publication

Florida Environment

1000 Friends of Florida

2013: $45,000 2014: $35,000

Grants to support the restoration of Palm Beach and Martin counties and for education and outreach regarding conservation lands and water

Apalachicola Sub-Basin Caucus

2013: $7,500

Final grant for work on regional issues

Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper

2013: $12,500

Last year of a three-year grant seed for a new Keeper

Florida Atlantic University

2013: $7,500 2014: $6,750

Two-year grant for the oyster restoration project

Florida Clean Water Network

2014: $15,000

Grant to support efforts to promote sustainable management and protection of Florida’s freshwater resources (Fiscal Agent: Gulf Restoration Network)

Florida Coastal & Ocean Coalition

2013: $12,500 2014: $10,000

(Fiscal Agent: Sea Turtle Conservancy)

Florida Conservation Alliance Institute

2014: $20,000

Grant in support of education around Amendment 1 for Florida’s land conservation programs

Florida Oceanographic Society

2013: $7,500 2014: $7,500

Second and third year of a three-part grant for education and outreach programs

Florida Philanthropic Network

2013: $1,000 2014: $1,000

Funding to support collaborations and continuing professional training of south Florida grantmakers

Florida Wildlife Federation

2013: $15,000

One-time special needs grant for education regarding the amendment to safeguard conservation land and water

Friends of the A.R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

2013: $5,000

One-time matching grant to support educational equipment installation

Martin County Environmental Studies Center

2013: $18,000 2014: $12,000

First and second year of a three-year grant in support of Camp Wet scholarships

National Parks Conservation Association

2013: $15,000 2014: $15,000

First and second year of a three-year grant to support work in Biscayne National Park

National Wildlife Refuge Association

2013: $10,000

Third year of a three-year grant to support the NWRA’s work

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)

2013: $15,000 2014: $15,000

Second and third year of a four-year grant for clean water issues in Florida

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)

2013: $25,000 2014: $25,000

Grant for education and outreach for reef monitoring

Student Conservation Association

2013: $15,000 2014: $15,000

Grant to support SCA students on the ground in Florida parks

Surfrider Foundation

2013: $30,000 2014: $25,000

Two-year grant in support of the Florida regional coordinator’s work and the International Surfrider meeting

University of Florida

2013: $5,454.55

One time grant in support of the Everglades Dangerous Dozen research and education conducted by Dr. Mazzotti

Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

2013: $5,000

Grant to further the common loon research project

Waterkeeper Alliance

2014: $7,500

Grant to support the Gulf of Mexico Regional Keepers retreat

Alabama Environment

Alabama Environmental Council

2013: $7,500

Alabama Forest Resources Center

2013: $20,000 2014: $20,000

Two-year grant in support of the forest conservation program in Alabama and to maintain the website

Alabama Giving

2013: $1,000 2014: $1,000

Grants in support of philanthropy promotion in Alabama

Alabama Rivers Alliance

2013: $25,000 2014: $23,600

Multi-year grant in support of ARA’s programs and a one-time grant for staff education

Alabama Wildlife Federation

2013: $20,000 2014: $20,000

Second and third of a three-year grant in support of education programs

American Chestnut Foundation

2013: $11,600

Grant to support the foundation’s Alabama chestnut project

Black Warrior Riverkeeper

2013: $10,000 2014: $10,000

First and second year of a three-year grant in support of the keeper

Cahaba River Society

2013: $20,000 2014: $20,000

Two-year grant to enhance and protect the Cahaba River watershed

Center for Agricultural Partnerships

2013: $14,500

First of a two-part grant to support the CAPstone project and a grant for best practices education

Conservation Alabama

2013: $12,500 2014: $10,000

Grant to support outreach and education programs and to support work on the protection of important Alabama species/p>

Jacksonville State University

2013: $7,500

Second of a two-year grant for Environmental Policy & Information Fund (EPIC)

Mobile Baykeeper

2013: $35,000 2014: $35,000

Third year of a three-year grant and first of a two-year grant to support the sustainable management of natural resources in the Mobile Bay region

Mobile Botanical Gardens

2013: $15,000 2014: $15,000

Third and fourth year of a four-year grant to support education and outreach programs

The Nature Conservancy, Alabama

2013: $20,000 2014: $20,000

Grant in support of coastal work and partnership for restoration

Smart Coast, Inc.

2013: $15,000 2014: $10,000

Two-year grant in support of efforts to promote smarter development in coastal Alabama (Fiscal Agent: Alabama Coastal Foundation)

Southern Environmental Center

2013: $25,000 2014: $25,000

Funding in support of environmental education and other outreach programs in the greater Birmingham area (Fiscal Agent: Birmingham Southern College)

Southern Environmental Law Center

2013: $35,000 2014: $25,000

Two-year grant to support SELC’s work in Alabama

SouthWings

2013: $15,000 2014: $12,500

Third year in a three-year grant and first year of a three-year grant to support conservation through aviation, flight work in Alabama

TenSaw Delta Biodiversity Project

2013: $35,000 2014: $111,111

Grant in support of the coalition working to establish appropriate protection plans for the Mobile TenSaw delta (Fiscal Agent: The Ocean Foundation)

University of Alabama (Center for Economic Development)

2014: $5,000

Grant for the 2014 Alabama Trails Commission

University of Alabama (College of Communication and Information Sciences)

2013: $13,000 2014: $28,000

Second and third of a three-year grant to support the scholarship and internship program. One special grant for the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Symposium ($10,000)

Weeks Bay Foundation

2013: $20,000 2014: $15,000

Two-year grant in support of the Coastal BirdFest and land management planning

Wilderness Society

2013: $10,000 2014: $10,000

Second and third year of a three-year grant for the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) outreach and trail maintenance program

D.C. Metropolitan Environment

Alice Ferguson Foundation

2014: $5,000

First of a two-year grant to support coordination of Potomac River Clean Up events and education programs

American Farmland Trust

2014: $7,500

Grant in partnership with RESOLVE to support a joint planning project

Anacostia Riverkeeper

2013: $5,000

Grant for general support of programs

Anacostia Watershed Society

2013: $7,500

Final grant to support the Society’s programs

Blue Water Baltimore

2013: $10,000

Final grant in support of the Harborkeeper

Chesapeake Commons Project

2013: $10,000 2014: $10,000

Grant to support work to develop on-line regional grant and grantee mapping for the Chesapeake Bay watershed (Fiscal Agent: National Wildlife Federation) (Chesapeake Bay Funders Network?)

Children’s Science Center of NoVa

2014: $20,000

One time grant for science education ($10,000) plus special director’s grant ($10,000)

Choose Clean Water Coalition

2013: $5,000

Grant to support the convening Clean Water Works (Fiscal Sponsor: National Wildlife Federation)

Endangered Species Coalition

2013: $5,000

First year of a two-year matching grant for the Rock Creek Songbirds project

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital

2014: $15,000

Grant to support the 2014 film festival

The Funders Network

2013: $7,500 2014: $7,500

Grant to support the Stormwater Work Group of The Funder’s Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities

Maryland Public Television

2013: $10,000

Second year of a two-year grant for Bay fisheries documentary

National Aquarium in Baltimore

2013: $15,000 2014: $15,000

Two-year grant to promote volunteerism and conservation action in the Chesapeake watershed

Potomac Conservancy

2013: $15,000 2014: $12,500

Two-year grant in support of clean water projects

Potomac Riverkeeper

2013: $30,000 2014: $15,000

Grant in support of the keeper’s activities

RESOLVE

2013: $15,000 2014: $10,000

Grant to support the partnership with American Farmland Trust

River Network

2014: $7,500

Two-year grant to support River Network’s programs

Rock Creek Conservancy

2013: $10,000

First of a three-year grant for general support of the Conservancy’s programs (formerly Friends of Rock Creek)

Student Conservation Association

2013: $10,0002014: $10,000

Grant to support SCA students on the ground in DC

Virginia Conservation Network

2013: $5,000

One time grant for the “get out the vote” efforts

Waterkeepers Chesapeake

2014: $10,000

Grant to support collective Keeper projects (Fiscal Agent: West-Rhode Riverkeeper)

Population and the Environment

Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)

2013: $35,000 2014: $35,000

Two-year grant for education and outreach

State Environmental Leadership Program

2013: $5,000

Final grant in support of the SELP history project

Special Grants

Exponent Philanthropy

2013: $305 2014: $1,000

Dues plus grant above dues (formerly Association of Small Foundations)

Washington Grantmakers

2013: $4,000 2014: $4,325

Membership dues and grant in support of the Leadership Fund Investment

University of Alabama

2013: $5,000 2014: $5,000

Grant to the Scholarship Fund in honor of the 2014 Edith Cummings Munson Award winner

Women Golf Coaches Association

2013: $30,000 2014: $5,000

Grant to support the Edith Cummings Munson Award and for the production of the documentary film “Before Babe”