1000 Friends of Florida:
For support of work to protect Florida's growth management
legislation from legal challenges.
1000 Friends of New
Mexico : $50,000
For support of educational campaigns to inform citizens of
economic, environmental and social costs of New Mexico's
out-dated transportation policies.
Alternative Energy Resources
For support of the Smart Growth & Transportation and Montana
American Council for an
Energy-Efficient Economy: $40,000
For support of national energy and climate change policy as well
as work on the promotion of higher appliance efficiency
standards. This work encompasses national energy policy analysis
and evaluation in conjunction with advocacy and public
American Farmland Trust:
For support of 'Engaging Partners to Advance the Smart Growth
Agenda,' which includes the production of the Farming on the
Edge map highlighting the threat posed to urban edge farmland by
American Solar Energy Society:
For support to promote widespread implementation of solar
technologies through the education of consumers, policy makers
and solar professionals throughout the country.
Atlanta Bicycle Campaign:
For support of efforts to increase use of bicycling as
transportation in the Atlanta region, including advocating for
more and better bicycle facilities (including road and bicycle
lane improvements) and educating cyclists to ride safely.
Atlanta Neighborhood Development
For support to build viable, mixed-income communities in Atlanta
by building the capacity of local community development
corporations, providing access to capital, developing market
rate housing and advocating for better housing policy.
Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy: $40,000
For support of research and policy work on smart growth, urban
reinvestment to prevent sprawl; and regional planning and
cooperation. Additional support provided for publishing costs of
its 'State of the Region' report on Atlanta.
California Public Interest
Research Group Charitable Trust: $150,000
For support of the Clean Cars Summer Campaign, focused on
defending the California Zero-Emission Vehicles mandate.
Center for a
Sustainable Coast: $20,000
For support of efforts to protect the natural and cultural
resources of coastal Georgia through advocacy, networking,
technical assistance and policy analysis.
Center for Clean Air Policy:
For support of state-level assessments of the economic impacts
of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Center for Energy Efficiency
& Renewable Technologies: $300,000
For support of a targeted media campaign in defense of the
California Zero-Emission Vehicles mandate.
International Environmental Law: $70,000
For support of the Climate Change program, which seeks to create
the strongest possible legal regime for the prevention and
mitigation of climate change.
Clean Air Network: $50,000
For support of a campaign marking the 30th anniversary of the
Clean Air Act, including extensive message development and
polling, as well as a paid media campaign to focus public
attention on the nation's air pollution.
Clean Air Task Force:
For support to reduce polluting emissions from power plants
through litigation, negotiation, public education, and technical
and policy assistance to state organizations.
Clean Air Trust Education
For support of an education campaign to protect the Clean Air
Act against crippling amendments and to promote the
strengthening of emissions standards for diesel trucks, advanced
vehicle emission control requirements and clean fuels policy.
Climate Institute: $35,000
For support to organize the 2000 Seattle Summit on 'Clean
Energy: The Next High-Tech Revolution' and organize an event for
Earth Day 2000.
For support to advance the Pacific Northwest as a world leader
in the development of practical, profitable solutions to global
Colorado Public Interest
Research Foundation: $30,000
For support of the Livable Communities Project, which
encompasses three campaigns to preserve open space, reform local
transportation policy and educate the public about smart growth
and land use issues.
Communities for a Better
For support for its NORAN Bucket Brigade Project, which supplies
communities in the South with the means to take local air
samples, test for pollutants, and advocate for
reduction, prevention and accountability among neighboring
Community Office For
Resource Efficiency: $15,000
For support to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in
western Colorado, which demonstrates the ability of local
jurisdictions to contribute to reducing greenhouse gas
For support to help communities implement and defend laws that
combat sprawl and protect open space, fragile ecosystems, and
Corporation for Enterprise
For support of the Sky Trust Initiative, an economy-wide system
of regulating carbon dioxide emissions. The goal of Sky Trust is
to create an auction-based system of emission permits, and to
redistribute the revenues raised to communities and workers
adversely affected by the transition to a low-carbon economy.
For support of the Georgia Clean Energy, Clean Air Concert
Environmental and Energy Study
For support to educate Congressional members and their staffs as
well as other policymakers about clean energy technologies that
can reduce or eliminate carbon emissions.
For support to expand national and Atlanta-specific
transportation reform efforts. This project influences
implementation of federal transportation and environmental laws
that shape planning and transportation investments.
Environmental Justice Resource
Center - Clark Atlanta University: $250,000
For support to document the impact of the Atlanta region’s
transportation policies on minority and low-income communities
and empower community groups of color in the transportation
Foundation for International
Environmental Law & Development : $35,000
For support of efforts to strengthen the Kyoto Protocol and to
ensure ratification and prompt implementation of the treaty.
Georgia Tech Foundation:
For support of a research project entitled Assessing the Public
Health Impacts of Sprawl, which synthesizes data concerning
health impacts from air pollution, lack of physical activity,
automobile-related injuries and social isolation.
Georgia Trust for Historic
For support to protect Georgia's historic resources and to
revitalize Georgia's communities through a variety of programs,
like the Neighborhood Reinvestment Initiative and the Main
Street Design Assistance program, and state-level advocacy.
Georgians for Clean Energy:
For support to minimize the pollution from coal-fired utilities
and promote the use of renewable energy by developing
coalitions, educating the public and policymakers and
Georgians for Transportation
For support to promote alternative modes of transit in the
Atlanta region, to build public support for increased
investments in public transit and to watchdog the implementation
of Atlanta's long-range transportation plan.
Global Green USA:
For support to expand efforts to fight sprawl, and to promote
resource efficient building practices and sustainable community
Green Group Climate Change Committee:
For support of opinion research and message development to
enhance campaigns against climate change.
Institute for Energy and
Environmental Research: $10,000
For support of ongoing efforts to provide policy makers,
environmental advocates and the general public with thoughtful,
clear and sound scientific and technical information on energy
Institute for Policy Studies:
For support of efforts to pressure international financial
institutions to reform energy lending practices and increase the
capacity of global activists to advocate for energy reform
International Center for
Technology Assessment: $25,000
For support of legal action and grassroots organizing to
pressure the EPA to accept the Global Warming Petition, which
requests the EPA to define and regulate carbon dioxide as a
International Council for Local
Environmental Initiatives: $65,000
For support of work to capture domestic reductions of greenhouse
gas emissions and to create effective advocates for national
action through activities of the cities of the Climate
Izaak Walton League of America:
For support of the Midwest Power Plant campaign to clean up old
coal-fired plants, and of efforts to build the constituency for
action on climate change.
Keystone Center: $200,000
For support of a national dialogue on climate change among
business leaders, NGOs and the public policy community.
Strategy Center: $100,000
For support of the 'L.A./Atlanta Sister City' project, to
transpose the Strategy Center's model of grassroots organizing,
legal strategy and multi-racial movement building for
transportation equity to Atlanta.
Montana Smart Growth
Summit Coalition: $30,000
For support to hire a full-time Executive Director and establish
an office to advance the activities of the Coalition.
Association of Conservation Districts:
For support of an outreach program to conservation district
officials on agriculture and climate change.
For support of media outreach and public education on a
range of issues relating to climate change.
National Governors' Association
- Center for Best Practices: $20,000
For support to analyze and synthesize quality growth, urban
revitalization and smart land use practices and provide the
nation's Governors with viable, effective strategies for
dealing with sprawl.
National Religious Partnership
for the Environment: $22,000
For support of a National Interfaith Meeting on Global
National Smart Growth
For support of the Coalition, consisting of 19 national
environmental, rural and urban NGOs that work to revitalize
central cities, protect environmental quality, improve the
quality of life in existing communities and preserve
National Trust for
Historic Preservation: $75,000
For support of the State and Local Policy Program work to
stop sprawl and revitalize older communities.
Natural Resources Defense
For support of Climate Protection 2000, an effort to build
public and policymaker support for Senate ratification of
the Kyoto Protocol, advocate against anti-environment riders
in Congress and advocate the strengthening of the Clean Air
New America Foundation: $50,000
For support to advance the national of common assets – i.e.,
the belief that American citizens are rightful owners of
many of the Country’s precious natural resources.
New Mexico Public
Interest Research Group Education Fund: $25,000
For support of ongoing research, public education and
grassroots organizing to protect the environment and
consumers and to promote good government -- specifically, at
this time, in relation to sprawling development and
pollution from power generation.
Nuclear Information and
Resource Service: $15,000
For support to educate the public and policymakers of the
harmful effects of commercial nuclear energy production and
the use of mixed oxide fuel, and to support groups in the
Former Soviet Union advocating for the closure of commercial
nuclear energy plants.
Ozone Action: $150,000
For support to assist and strengthen grassroots campaigns to
stop climate change.
Partnership for Regional
For support to strengthen the development of Atlanta's
regional capacity to address environmental and livability
issues through collaboration between local leaders and
Pedestrians Educating Drivers
on Safety: $15,000
For support to increase public awareness of pedestrian
hazards, to encourage government agencies to design and
implement solutions to pedestrian problems and to advocate
the creation of Pedestrian Design Guidelines in Atlanta.
Pew Center on Global
Climate Change: $150,000
For support to organize businesses into a new partnership
supporting immediate action on climate change.
Physicians for Social
For support of a voter education campaign involving
physicians and healthcare professionals that elevates
environmental health and nuclear disarmament issues.
Planning and Conservation
League Foundation: $80,000
For support of a tabling campaign to generate hand-written
letters in support of the California Zero-Emission Vehicles
For support of efforts to assist the City of Jacksonville's
Land Preservation Program through the acquisition of land
and the development of land management strategies.
For support to research, publish and disseminate “The Role
of Trails and Greenways in Smart Growth”, which will serve
as the centerpiece of RTC's Trails and Greenways Smart
For support to build policies that charge emitters for their
use of the atmosphere to absorb carbon.
Renewable Energy Policy
For support of the Powering the South Research Project,
which identifies and analyzes opportunities for renewable
energy and energy efficiency in the southern United States.
Renewable Northwest Project:
For support of the Go Green Campaign, which educates energy
suppliers and commercial and residential consumers about
pollution from current energy production methods and
encourages them to support alternative 'green' sources of
Rockefeller Family Fund:
For the Environmental Enforcement Project, which aims to
improve state enforcement of federal clean air laws.
Rocky Mountain Institute:
For support to foster the efficient and restorative use of
natural and human capital by showing corporations,
communities, individuals, and governments how to create more
wealth and employment and enhance natural and human capital.
Communication Council: $40,000
For support of the SECC's Grassroots Sustainable Energy
Communications Campaign, which exposes the environmental,
public health, and economic impacts of nuclear power and
promotes clean energy alternatives.
Scenic America: $15,000
For support of the 'Last Chance Landscapes' project, to
identify and publicize a list of 12 endangered American
landscapes and mobilize citizens to preserve them.
of Georgia: $50,000
For support of the Challenge to Sprawl campaign, which
organizes and supports local coalitions of environmental
organizations, homeowner associations and others to affect
change in transportation and land use policies in metro
For support to provide direct assistance to low-income
families in Atlanta in the areas of energy and water
conservation. These programs help low-income residents live
more comfortably, revitalize neighborhoods and reduce
pollution from fossil fuel use.
Power Plant Campaign: $350,000
For support of a multi-state campaign to mobilize support in
the Southeast for federal action to clean up old, dirty,
grandfathered coal-powered plants.
For support of Sustainable Atlanta, designed to provide
training for government and community leaders and provide
technical assistance to city planning and development
activities by blending science, architectural, engineering
and environmental policies.
SouthWest Organizing Project:
For support of grassroots organizing work on environmental
and economic justice issues in New Mexico, with a particular
focus on organizing and developing leadership among those
most impacted by development policy.
For support to provide information and policy analysis to
anti-sprawl advocates across the country.
Policy Project: $100,000
For general support of the Transportation and Quality of
Life Campaign and the Rapid Response project, which support
local advocates in their efforts to ensure that
transportation policy and investments conserve energy and
protect the environment.
Energy Coalition: $45,000
For support of federal advocacy promoting increased
investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Texas Fund for Energy
and Environmental Education: $50,000
For support of 'Turning Up the Heat: Breaking the Global
Warming Roadblock,' a two-year, national public education
campaign designed to advance national global warming policy
by pressuring Governor Bush to develop a global warming
policy for Texas.
Transnational Resource &
Action Center: $35,000
For support of efforts to educate people around the country
on the relationship between transnational fossil fuel
corporations and climate change and to build support for
action to solve the problem of climate change.
Tri-State Coalition for Responsible
For support to bring anti-pollution shareholder resolutions
to the largest greenhouse gas producing companies including
the Southern Company. TCRI educates the public and policy
makers about the environmental damage done by specific
Trust for Public Land -
Southeast Region: $60,000
For support of the 'Greenprint for Northeast Florida'
project, which aims to protect at least 3,000 acres of open
space in areas threatened by sprawling development.
U.S. Climate Action
For support of domestic efforts to build public awareness of
the problem of global warming and to ensure substantial
reductions of domestic greenhouse gas emissions.
U.S. Public Interest Research
Group Education Fund: $150,000
For support of public organizing and media outreach on
Union of Concerned
For support of the Transportation Program, to reduce the
environmental impacts of motor vehicles through promoting
Georgia/Vinson Institute of Government: $250,000
For support of a state-wide mapping exercise that details
the land cover of Georgia, to be used to make sound
management decisions by both natural resource state agencies
and the non-profit sector.
For support to hire a Land Trust Director, to strengthen the
overall effort to protect the upstate region of South
Carolina through voluntary private land preservation.
Alliance for Sustainable Transportation: $60,000
For support to achieve progressive transportation reform,
including continued advocacy and outreach to challenge
sprawl-inducing transportation designs in the Highway 93
For support of the regional environmental program, which
provides research, strategies and training, with a
particular focus on sprawl, to environmental groups in
Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada