Environmental Grant Highlights
The CRAG non-profit law firm represents plaintiffs in public interest environment litigation. Trust funds supported Crag’s involvement in coordinated global atmospheric trust litigation, challenging a natural gas export facility on the Oregon Coast, and representation of native tribes in Alaska seeking to protect hunting and fishing grounds from oil and gas development.
2013-2015 | Oregon, USA
Trust funds supported Friends of Trees in planting street trees in low-income neighborhoods within Portland and Eugene.
2014-2015 | Portland, Oregon
The Trust supported the Bring Back the Pollinators Campaign, a program by the Xerces Society working with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. The campaign used science, outreach, and advocacy to help farmers reduce negative impacts on pollinators, increase food security, and take full advantage of native pollinators already present on and around farms across the country.
2012, 2014, & 2017 | Oregon, USA
Since 2001, the Trust has provided multiple grants to support the work of ELAW. Based in Eugene, Oregon, ELAW is a global alliance of attorneys, scientists and advocates collaborating across borders to promote grassroots efforts to build a sustainable, just future. ELAW provides partners in their home countries with the legal and scientific support they need. ELAW helps challenge environmental abuses and builds a worldwide corps of skilled, committed advocates working to protect ecosystems and communities for generations to come.
2001-2015 | Eugene, Oregon
For many years the Trust has supported Red Latinoamericana de Botanica (RLB), a consortium of graduate education centers located in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico and Venezuela that brings together Latin American botanists to promote scientific collaboration, sharing of ideas and research on the conservation of biodiversity. The Trust supports RLB’s work to train graduate level scientists in countries with less scientific development, award scholarships for graduate study, support research of young scientists in their home countries, and the creation of graduate programs.
2004-2008 & 2010 | South America
The Trust gave funds to build the IBRC-Tyler Marine Station, a research facility, in Western Bali. The IBRC provides research opportunities for Indonesian researchers and multinational research collaboration.
2013-2014 | Indonesia
A Long Legacy of Environmental Giving
- Aquarium of the Pacific
- Audubon Society of Portland
- Bear Deluxe Magazine
- California Institute of Technology
- Catalina Island Conservancy
- Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute
- Columbia River Keeper
- Concerned Citizens for Clean Water, Inc.
- Cooper Spur Wild & Free Coalition
- CRAG Law Center
- Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide
- Green Rise
- Greening Our Planet
- Global Wildlife Conservation
- Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association
- Green Fire Productions
- Green Our Planet
- Heal the Bay
- Indonesian Biodiversity Research Center
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Missouri Botanical Gardens
- Oregon Environmental Council
- Planting Seeds
- Red Latinoamericana de Botanica
- San Diego Sea to Sea Trail Foundation
- San Diego Zoological Society
- Save Vietnam Wildlife
- Stewardship Partners
- University of California, San Diego
- University of Oregon
- University of Washington
- Washington State University
- Western Environmental Law Center
- Women for Wildlife Network
- Xerces Society