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 Program

American Fisheries Society

2012: $5,000

One-time grant in support of the e-poster project.

Antarctic Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC)

2011: $20,0002012: $20,000

Funding for effort to build a network of Southern Ocean MPAs and protect marine resources in the Ross Sea and related Antarctic waters.

Birch Aquarium (UCSD)

2011: $10,0002012: $10,000

Funding for seahorse conservation program, especially in addressing illicit trade in seahorses.

Blue Frontier Campaign

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Funding in support of the Blue Vision Summit.

Blue Legacy International

2011: $35,000

Support for Blue Legacy’s efforts to promote protection of water quality and healthy waters all over the planet. (Fiscal sponsor: The Ocean Foundation)

BLUE Ocean Film Festival

2011: $7,5002012: $10,000

Multi-year grant in support of work to develop educational materials. (Fiscal Sponsor: Make A Difference Media Foundation)

Blue Ocean Institute

2011: $10,000

Second year of a two-year grant to support BOI’s programs.

Campaign for Environmental Literacy

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Multi-year grant in support of promoting the federal ocean literacy program. (Fiscal Sponsor: Second Nature)

Coastal Quest

2012: $5,000

One-time grant for publishing of the Executive Summary of the Ocean Funding Initiative.

Collaborative Institute for Oceans Climate and Security, University of Mass-Boston

2011: $15,0002012: $10,000

Multi-year grant for the first CIOCS Conference on Oceans and Security issues held in May 2012.

Consultative Group on Biodiversity (CGBD)

2011: $12,5002012: $22,500

Multi-year grant supporting the coordination of the activities of the Marine Funders Working Group, 25th Anniversary, and other programs.

Coral Reef Alliance

2011: $15,000

Funding in support of CORAL’s outreach and education programs for coral reef conservation.

CREST

2011: $3,500

Funding in support of sustainable tourism report and conference.

E The Environmental Magazine

2011: $20,0002012: $25,000

Funding in support of E Magazine’s marine issues coverage.

Earthjustice

2012: $11,000

One-time grant supporting improved management of menhaden. ($1,000 memorial grant)

Environmental Defence

2012: $10,000

Grant in support of education and awareness of environmental toxins, (originally granted in 2011).

Environmental Law Institute

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Multi-year grant to improve aquaculture standards.

Fair Trade USA

2011: $10,000

Funding in support of work to identify sustainable sources and markets for aquaculture products.

Global Biodiversity Fund, University of Virginia

2011: $10,0002012: $15,000

Support for the research and analysis of case studies for a new book on coastal and nearshore management.

Gulf of Maine Research Institute

2011: $10,000

Funding in support of the educational programs.

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-US)

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Multi-year grant in support of the D.C. Marine Community (D.C.MC), networking project.

Island Institute

2011: $12,0002012: $12,000

Multi-year grant in support of the Working Waterfronts outreach program to communities in the Chesapeake and the Gulf.

Island Press

2011: $25,0002012: $25,000

Funding in support of the programs to produce marine publications and accompanying outreach efforts. (Fiscal Sponsor: Center for Resource Economics)

LightHawk

2011: $10,0002012: $15,000

Multi-year grant to support marine conservation efforts.

Mangrove Action Project

2011: $10,0002012: $10,000

Multi-year grant to support the “Question your Shrimp” campaign.

Marine Fish Conservation Network

2011: $65,000

Second year of a two-year grant in support of programs to improve fisheries management and to defend federal fishery stock rebuilding efforts.

National Aquarium in Baltimore

2011: $15,0002012: $7,500

Funding in support of the field programs to support watershed and environmental education.

National Aquarium in D.C.

2011: $10,0002012: $7,500

Continued funding to support educational graphics and related materials.

National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

2011: $12,000

Support for the effort to educate and engage state legislators in critical marine conservation issues.

National Coalition for Marine Conservation

2011: $30,0002012: $30,000

Multi-year grant to continue the work on big fish; menhaden issues; and related marine conservation work.

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

2011: $17,250

Support for Capitol Hill Oceans Week.

New England Aquarium

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Multi-year grant in support of the Marine Conservation Action Fund program.

North Atlantic Marine Alliance

2012: $10,000

One-time grant in support of sustainable fishing practices.

Ocean Alliance

2012: $10,000

Grant in support of Caribbean Marine Research project.

Ocean River Institute

2012: $10,000

Grant in support of a healthy Indian River Lagoon.

Public Trust Project

2012: $10,000

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

Restore America's Estuaries

2011: $7,500

Support for national conference and National Estuaries Day.

Sailors for the Sea

2012: $12,500

First year of a two-year grant for education and outreach programs.

Sea Turtle Conservancy

2011: $8,500

Grant to support efforts to ensure harmful fishery practices are not certified as sustainable.

SeaWeb

2011: $30,0002012: $30,000

Multi-year grant in support of continuing activities to educate the public, key audiences, and the media about issues of concern in ocean conservation.

Shark Advocates International

2011: $10,000

Funding in support of the work to promote the global conservation of sharks. (Fiscal Sponsor: The Ocean Foundation)

Shark Savers

2011: $5,000

Funding in support of the Shark Savers conservation programs.

Smithsonian Institution Folklife Festival

2011: $6,0002012: $15,000

Support for outreach on Indian Ocean marine resource conservation as part of the Folklife Festival.

The Nature Conservancy – Caribbean Program

2011: $10,000

Funding in support of Cuba marine project.

The Ocean Doctor

2012: $15,000

Funding to support the Ocean Doctor’s outreach and education programs. (Fiscal Sponsor: The Ocean Foundation)

The Ocean Foundation

2011: $21,3502012: $17,000

Support for the coral workshops, communications and outreach, and marine funders survey.

The Ocean Leadership Fund

2011: $30,0002012: $25,000

Support for the convenings, consulting, and related programs of the OLF. (Fiscal Sponsor: The Ocean Foundation)

The Ocean Project

2011: $44,0002012: $33,300

Support for communications program development and World Oceans Day (Fiscal Sponsor: The Ocean Foundation)

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

2011: 10,0002012: $15,000

Multi-year grant in support of TRCP’s marine fisheries work.

Trout Unlimited

2011: 30,000

Funding for Conservation Success Index at the Coldwater Conservation Fund.

South Florida Environment Program

1000 Friends of Florida

2011: $30,0002012: $30,000

Multi-year grant in support of work in Palm Beach and Martin counties.

Apalachicola Sub-Basin Caucus

2012: $7,500

First year of a two-year grant in support of work on regional issues. (Fiscal Sponsor: ACF Stakeholders, Inc.)

Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper

2011: $10,0002012: $12,500

Three-year seed funding support for the new Keeper

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

2011: $12,0002012: $12,000

Multi-year grant in support of the fish research and fisher outreach programs.

Boynton Beach Community High School

2011: $5,000

Multi-year grant in support of the Palm Beach Zoo/environmental education program.

Clean Water Network of Florida

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Grant in support of the Florida estuaries protection programs and related clean water issues. (Fiscal Sponsor: Tides Center)

Conservancy of SW Florida

2011: $10,0002011: $10,000

Funding in support of updating the report card on estuary health in the region.

Florida Coastal & Ocean Coalition

2011: $10,0002012: $10,000

Funding in support of the coordinator position at the Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition. (Fiscal Sponsor, Reef Relief, switches to Sea Turtle Conservancy in 2012)

Florida Philanthropic Network

2011: $1,0002012: $1,000

Funding to support collaborations and continuing professional training of south Florida grantmakers. (Formerly Donors Forum of South Florida)

Florida Oceanographic Society

2011: $2,5002012: $7,500

Multi- year grant to support the Society’s education programs.

Florida Wildlife Federation

2011: $15,000

Final year of support for the joint project on climate change solutions in Florida with the National Wildlife Federation.

Martin County Environmental Studies Center

2011: $10,0002012: $10,000

Multi-year grant in support of Camp Wet scholarships.

Mote Marine Laboratory, Florida State University

2011: $10,0002012: $7,500

2011: Support for the Mote Fisheries Symposium 2012: One-time grant supporting corals and climate change project.

National Parks Conservation Association

2011: $10,0002012: $15,000

Multi-year grant in support of the Florida parks programs, especially Biscayne National Park.

National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance

2011: $12,5002012: $12,500

One-time two-year seed funding grant. (Fiscal Sponsor: American Hiking Society)

National Wildlife Federation

2011: $15,000

Second and final year of support for the joint project on climate change solutions in Florida with the Florida Wildlife Federation.

National Wildlife Refuge Association

2011: $10,0002012: $10,000

Support for the effort to establish additional land easements to create buffer zones and habitat protections at the north end of the Everglades.

Ocean Conservancy

2011: $20,0002012: $21,000

Multi-year grant to support OC’s work in improving fisheries management in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Regional Fishery Management Councils.

Ocean Research & Conservation Association

2012: $5,000

Grant in support of ORCA’s work on water quality.

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)

2011: $15,0002012: $10,000

Multi-year grant in support of clean water work in Florida.

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)

2012: $20,000

Grant for education and outreach.

River Network

2012: $20,000

One-time grant for River Rally programs.

Society for Environmental Journalists

2011: $7,500

Support for the Miami meeting of the SEJ, with an emphasis on the ocean conservation issues content of the meeting.

Student Conservation Association

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Funding in support of the Florida internship and leadership-training program.

Surfrider Foundation

2011: $35,0002012: $25,000

Multi-year grant in support of the Florida regional coordinator’s work, and for the Surfrider International annual meeting.

The Nature Conservancy, Florida

2011: $20,000

Support for Reef Resilience Program.

University of Miami, RSMAS

2012: $8,000

One-time grant for Lazarre Lionfish research project.

Alabama Environment Program

Alabama Coastal Foundation

2011: $10,000

Second year of two-year grant in support of the work on the Gulf coast.

Alabama Environmental Council

2012: $7,500

First year of a three-year grant for education outreach and promotion of conservation values in Alabama.

Alabama Forest Resources Center

2011: $20,0002012: $20,000

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

Alabama Giving

2012: $2,000

Amount reflects 2011+2012 grants in support of philanthropy promotion in Alabama.

Alabama Rivers Alliance

2011: $25,0002012: $20,000

Funding in support of ARA’s programs.

Alabama Wildlife Federation

2012: $20,000

First year of a three-year grant in support of education programs.

American Red Cross of Central Alabama

2011: $7,500

Special grant for the April Fury Fund, following the tornadoes of spring 2011.

American Red Cross of Mid-Alabama

2011: $7,500

Special grant in response to April 2011 tornadoes.

Black Warrior Riverkeeper

2011: $10,000 2012: $10,000

Multi-year grants in support of the riverkeeper.

Cahaba River Society

2011: $15,000 2012: $17,500

Multi-year grant in support of the Society’s outreach and education programs.

Conservation Alabama Foundation

2011: $12,000 2012: $12,500

Multi-year grant in support of the Forever Wild campaign.

Freshwater Land Trust

2012: $11,000

One-time grant in support of longleaf pine restoration.

Friends of Hurricane Creek

2012: $10,000

First year of a two-year grant approved in 2011.

Jacksonville State University

2012: $7,500

700 Pelham Road North First year of a two-year grant for Environmental Policy & Information Fund (EPIC).

Mobile Baykeeper

2011: $44,0002012: $35,000

Second year of a two-year grant in support of sustainable management of natural resources in the Mobile Bay region.

Mobile Botanical Gardens

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Multi-year grant to support the expansion of the Gardens’ membership, education, and outreach programs.

Resources First Foundation

2011: $12,5002012: $15,000

Support for the Private Landowners Network to provide resources for conservation of lands to private owners.

Smart Coast, Inc.

2011: $10,0002012: $12,500

Funding in support of improved coastal planning to include storm impact, transportation and ecosystem protection in coastal Alabama.

Southern Environmental Center, Birmingham Southern College

2011: $30,0002012: $25,000

Funding in support of the educational programs.

Southern Environmental Law Center

2011: $55,0002012: $35,000

Multi-year grant to support the Alabama Program.

SouthWings

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Funding in support of the outreach, education and advocacy efforts in Alabama.

The Nature Conservancy - Alabama

2011: $20,0002012: $20,000

Multi-year grants in support of Alabama’s coastal marine programs.

University of Alabama (College of Communication and Information Sciences)

2011: $12,0002012: $12,000

Multi-year grant to support the scholarship and internship program at conservation organizations.

Weeks Bay Foundation

2011: $7,5002012: $20,000

Multi-year grants in support of the Coastal BirdFest and other programs of the Weeks Bay Foundation.

Wild South

2011: $10,0002012: $15,000

Support for the Alabama canyons protection program.

Wilderness Society

2012: $10,000

First year of a three-year grant for Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS).

D.C. Metropolitan Region Environment Program

Allegheny Front

2012: $10,000

Grant in support of education and outreach efforts on clean drinking water. (Fiscal Sponsor: Pittsburgh Community BroaD.C.asting Corporation)

Anacostia Riverkeeper

2011: $10,0002012: $10,000

Seed funding for Keeper program.

Anacostia Watershed Society

2011: $7,5002012: $7,500

Multi-year grant for education and outreach programs.

Blue Water Baltimore

2011: $10,0002012: $10,000

Multi-year grant in support of Baltimore HarborKeeper and related programs.

Center for Watershed Protection

2011: $10,000

Funding for project to design solutions that address organic pollutants in Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Chesapeake Bay Trust

2011: $21,0002012: $20,000

Funding in support of the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network and related programs.

Chesapeake Media Services

2011: $15,0002012: $15,000

Multi-year grant in support of the Bay Journal’s fisheries coverage.

Choose Clean Water Coalition

2011: $15,0002012: $20,000

Multi-year grant in support of Chesapeake Bay watershed efforts. (Fiscal Sponsor: National Wildlife Federation)

Earth Conservation Corps

2012: $5,000

First year of a three-year grant in support of environmental education programs around the Anacostia River.

Environmental Film Festival

2012: $10,000

First of a two-year grant supporting 2012 and 2013 festival activities and one-time $5,000 memorial grant.

Maryland Public Television

2012: $15,000

First year of a two-year grant for Bay fisheries documentary.

National Council for Science and the Environment

2011: $7,500

Second year of a two-year grant in support of the D.C. EnvironMentors program.

National Environmental Education Foundation

2011: $7,500

Funding in support of the Be WaterWise program.

Potomac Conservancy

2011: $10,0002012: $15,000

Funding in support of the Fish Mystery program.

Potomac Riverkeeper

2011: $30,0002012: $30,000

Multi-year grant in support of the Keeper’s activities.

Rock Creek Conservancy

2011: $8,000

Second year of two-year grant in support of a healthy and sustainable Rock Creek watershed. (formerly Friends of Rock Creek Environment)

Student Conservation Association

2011: $10,0002012: $10,000

Funding in support of SCA’s internships in the D.C. region.

Washington Grantmakers

2011: $1,0002012: $12,325

Grants in support of the Leadership Fund and related activities.

Population

Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)

2011: $35,0002012: $35,000

Funding to support continuing efforts to provide education and outreach.

Planned Parenthood (Metro D.C.)

2011: $20,000

Support for teen education programs (two grants).

Planned Parenthood (Southeast)

2011: $10,000

Support for teen education programs in Alabama.

Special Grants

Association of Small Foundations

2011: $305 (above dues)

EarthShare

2011: $7,500

Second year of a two-year grant in support of the outreach and education programs.

Rainforest Action Network

2012: $1,000

Memorial grant.

State Environmental Leadership Program

2012: $5,000

One-time grant in support of education and outreach and their annual conference.

University of Alabama

2011: $5,0002012: $5,000

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

Women Golf Coaches Association

2011: $5,0002012: $5,000

Funding in support of The Edith Cummings Munson golf award.