Following is a summary of grants made under the environmental programs of The Curtis & Edith Munson Foundation in 2003. Those programs include (in declining order of size) Marine/Fisheries Conservation, South Florida Environment, Alabama Environment, Population & Environment, and District of Columbia Environment. Some grants are made for projects that cover both Alabama and Florida. Please know that except where noted, all grants carry a 1:1 match requirement. The second year of a two-year grant is subject to approval of progress on goals and objectives by the Board prior to the release of second-year funds. It is possible that the project is listed by name rather than fiscal agent.

Alabama Environmental Council 2003: $10,000
2717 7th Ave. South, Suite 207
Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Funding for work on national forest management issues in Alabama
Alabama Forest Resources Center 2003: $10,000
3632-C Dauphin Street
Mobile, Alabama 36608-1228
Funding in support of the forest program in Alabama.
Alabama Rivers Alliance 2003: $15,000
2027 2nd Ave. North, Suite A
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
Funding for watershed protection, grassroots river group micro-grant program, and River Visions project. Commitment for a second year in 2004.
American Littoral Society 2003: $10,000
1200 South Crandon Boulevard
Key Biscayne, Florida
Funding to support the Cape Florida restoration program transfer from the Society to a local "friends organization."
American Zoo & Aquarium Association 2003: $55,000
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 710
Silver Spring, Maryland
Funding for administration of Munson Aquatic Conservation Education award. The 2003 Award winners were the John G. Shedd Aquarium and the Waikiki Aquarium.
Apalachicola Bay & Riverkeeper 2003: $10,000
P.O. Box 484
East Point, Florida 32328
Funding for ABARK's work to expand its programs to protect the Apalachicola Bay & River system.
Appalachian Voices 2003: $10,000
703 W King St., Suite 105
Boone, North Carolina 28607
Funding to support the Model Forest Policy Program.
Assateague Coastal Trust 2003: $5,000
P.O. Box 731
Berlin, Maryland 21811
Funding to support the outreach and education program, especially the new Keeper.
Biodiversity Project 2003: $2,000
214 N. Henry St., Suite 201
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
Support for work on biodiversity outreach and education, and for sprawl focus groups and other message development work.
Blue Ocean Institute 2003: $25,000
250 Lawrence Hill Road
Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724
Funding to support pelagic fisheries management and related marine conservation issues.
Bluewater Network 2003: $15,000
311 California, Suite 510
San Francisco, California 94104
Funding in support of limited thrill-craft use on Florida's public lands.
Cahaba River Society 2003: $15,000
2717 7th Ave., South, Suite 205
Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Funding in support of the outreach and education programs.
Center for Food Safety 2003: $5,000
660 Pennsylvania Ave., SE, Suite 302
Washington, D.C. 20003
Funding in support of the GE fish and aquaculture salmon project.
Center for Resource Economics/Island Press 2003: $15,000
1718 Connecticut Ave., NW, Ste. 300
Washington, D.C. 20009
Funding to support publication and distribution of marine-related books and reports.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation 2003: $15,000
6 Herndon Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
Funding for outreach and education programs on the interconnections of the Potomac and Anacostia River watersheds to the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Consultative Group on Biodiversity 2003: $5,000
P.O. Box 29361
San Francisco, California 94129
Support for efforts to promote collaboration among grantmaker interested in protecting the world's biodiversity.
Coral Reef Alliance (C.O.R.A.L.) 2003: $15,000
417 Montgomery Street, Suite 205
San Francisco, California 94104
Funding for "Dive into Earth Day" programs and activities.
Discovery Creek 2003: $20,000
2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 410
Washington, D.C. 20007
Support for Discovery Creek's education programs for schoolchildren in the District of Columbia.
Donors Forum of South Florida 2003: $2,500
150 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 700
Miami, Florida 33131
Funding to support collaborations and continuing professional training of south Florida grantmakers.
EarthJustice 2003: $10,000
1625 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Ste. 702
Washington, D.C. 20036
Funding to support the marine resource conservation efforts.
Environmental Education Coalition 2003: $5,000
14 Jersey Lane
Manchester, MA 01944
Funding to support the "Field Guide to Environmental Education."
Environmental Grantmakers Association 2003: $1,500
437 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10022
Funding for general support of the environmental programs.
Environmental & Land Use Law Center 2003: $20,000
Nova Southeaster College
3304 College Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33314
First year of a two-year commitment for ELULC's work on the southern Dade watershed management plan and related issues.
Environmental Support Center 2003: $25,000
1500 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 25
Washington, D.C. 20005
Funding to support the managing in hard times project and the collaborative capacity building project for the southeast region.
Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) 2003: $50,000
1666 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20009
Funding for outreach and education projects on immigration/population issues.
Florida Land Trust Network 2003: $25,000
1129 Alamanda Lane
Stuart, Florida 34996
Funding to support the "Our Green Heritage" campaign.
Funders Network for Smart Growth and Sustainable Communities 2003: $10,000
1500 San Remo Avenue, Suite 177
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
Funding to support the Network's activities and projects in south Florida.
Gulf of Maine Research Institute 2003: $10,000
P.O. Box 7549
Portland, Maine 04112
Funding in support of the "Vital Signs" water quality-monitoring project.
Harvard Medical School-Center for Health & the Global Environment 2003: $15,000
401 Park Drive 2nd Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Funding in support of the Center for Health and the Global Environment for the marine/human health project, in partnership with New England Aquarium.
Indian Riverkeeper 2003: $7,500
P. O. Box 1812
Jensen Beach, Florida 34958
Funding to support water quality monitoring in the Indian River system.
Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources 2003: $10,000
P. O. Box 1996
Missoula, Montana 59806-1996
Funding to support the outreach and education programs.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) 2003: $10,000
1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009-1053
Funding to support of the marine program.
John Hopkins School of Public Health 2003: $15,000
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Funding in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to catalogue the impact of unhealthy water quality on watermen and others.
Land Trust Alliance 2003: $20,000
P.O. Box 33355
Raleigh, North Carolina 27636
Funding for Land Trust Alliance programs to assist land trusts in Alabama and Florida.
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund 2003: $15,000
1920 L Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20036
Support for voter education about conservation issues in Florida.
Legal Environmental Assistance Foundation (LEAF) 2003: $10,000
1114 Thomasville Road, Suite E
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
Funding in support of the marine program.
Marine Aquarium Council 2003: $10,000
923 Nu'uanu Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Support work on aquarium certification issues.
Marine Conservation Biology Institute 2003: $15,000
15806 NE 47th Court
Redmond, Washington 98052
Funding for building capacity in marine conservation biology, including a workshop, research and other projects.
Marine Fish Conservation Network 2003: $50,000
600 Pennsylvania Ave., SE, Suite 210
Washington, D.C. 20003
Funding to support the Network & its members in promoting better federal management of the nation's marine fishery resources.
Marine Stewardship Council 2003: $40,000
2110 N. Pacific Street, Suite 102
Seattle, Washington 98103
Funding in support of the fisheries program.
Martin County Environmental Studies Center 2003: $5,000
2900 NE Indian River Drive
Jensen Beach, Florida 34957
Support for the "Good Nature Outreach Program" and the weekend openings for families program.
Mobile Bay Watch/Baykeeper 2003: $25,000
5 North Jackson Street
Mobile, Alabama 36602
Support for efforts to address environmental concerns in the Mobile Bay area.
National Aquarium in Baltimore 2003: $10,000
Pier 3/501 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Support conservation projects in the Chesapeake Bay.
National Coalition for Marine Conservation 2003: $25,000
3 North King Street
Leesburg, Virginia 20176
Funding to support the work on fisheries including the Bring Back the Big Fish campaign, the menhaden project, the Predator/Prey management project, and outreach program in the Chesapeake Bay.
National Environmental Education & Training Foundation (NEETF) 2003: $10,000
1707 H Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, D.C. 20006
Funding in support of conservation education projects in the Chesapeake Bay, particularly relating to weather and its impact on the watershed.
National Fisheries Conservation Center 2003: $5,000
308 Raymond Street
Ojai, California 93023
Funding in support of the marine program.
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 2003: $30,000
1120 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 900
Washington, D.C. 20036
Funding to support the Coral Reef Fund, the National Whale Conservation Fund and other marine conservation issues.
National Geographic Education Foundation 2003: $5,000
1125 17th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Final grant for Education Fund in memory of Joe Ferguson and Ann Judge of the National Geographic Society.
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation 2003: $2,500
8601 Georgia Avenue, Suite 201
Washington, D.C. 20910
Funding in support of Capitol Hill Oceans Week 2003.
National Wildlife Federation 2003: $15,000
11100 Wildlife Center Drive
Reston, Virginia 20190
Funding to support the minigrants program of the Corps Reform Network.
Natural Resources Defense Council 2003: $30,000
40 West 20th Street
New York, New York 10011
Funding in support of the marine fisheries programs.
Negative Population Growth 2003: $10,000
2861 Duke Street, Suite 36
Alexandria, VA 22314
Funding to support media outreach programs.
New England Aquarium 2003: $15,000
Central Wharf
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
Funding to support the Marine Conservation Action Fund.
Planned Parenthood of Alabama 2003: $15,000
1211 South 27th Place
Birmingham, Alabama 35205
Funding for education and outreach programs, especially the Montgomery clinic.
Planned Parenthood of Metro. Washington, D.C. 2003: $10,000
1108 16th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Funding to continue outreach and education program for teenagers and others.
Planned Parenthood of the Palm Beach & Treasure Coast Area 2003: $10,000
2300 N. Florida Mango Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Funding for family planning outreach and education program.
Potomac Conservancy 2003: $5,000
1730 N. Lynn Street, Suite 403
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Funding for support work to protect the Potomac River watershed.
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (R.E.E.F.) 2003: $25,000
P.O. Box 246
Key Largo, Florida 33037
Support work collecting reef fish surveys in the Florida Keys as well as the U.S. Caribbean.
Reef Relief 2003: $15,000
P.O. Box 430
Key West, Florida 33041
Funding in support of the coral reef conservation program.
Reef Relief 2003: $15,000
P.O. Box 430
Key West, Florida 33041
Funding in support of the coral reef conservation program.
Restore America's Estuaries 2003: $10,000
3801 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 53
Arlington, Virginia 22203
Funding in support of the national conference.
Ruffner Mountain Nature Coalition 2003: $5,000
1214 81st Street South
Birmingham, Alabama 35206
Funding in support of the education programs.
SeaWeb 2003: $45,000
1731 Connecticut Ave., NW, 4th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009
Funding to support of the Turning the Tide program, the seafood consumption cards and the salmon aquaculture educational guide.
John G. Shedd Aquarium 2003: $15,000
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Funding in support of the coral reef educational programs and the Munson ACE award for 2003.
Southern Environmental Center 2003: $25,000
Birmingham Southern College
900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35254
Third year of a three-year grant for the Environmental Center's education and outreach programs (located at Birmingham Southern College) for schoolchildren and adults.
Southern Environmental Law Center 2003: $50,000
201 W. Main Street, Suite 14
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Funding to support SELC's environmental stewardship work in Alabama.
South Wings 2003: $15,000
35 Haywood Street, Suite 201
Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Support for expanding volunteer pilot flyover program in Alabama.
Student Conservation Association 2003: $15,000
P.O. Box 550
Charlestown, New Hampshire 03603
Support for the student intern programs at select Florida wildlife refuges and parks.
Surfrider Foundation 2003: $10,000
P.O. Box 6010
San Clemente, California 92674
Funding to support the Puerto Rico coastal protection campaign.
Sustainable Development Institute 2003: $10,000
3121 South St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
To support Atlantic Coast Watch, a bimonthly newsletter on coastal issues.
The Nature Conservancy - Alabama 2003: $30,000
2100 1st Avenue North, Suite 500
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
Third year of three-year commitment to provide support for The Nature Conservancy's work to preserve critical habitat in Alabama.
The Nature Conservancy - Florida 2003: $15,000
222 S. Westmonte Drive, Suite 300
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714
Second year of a two-year grant for the Sea Stewards program in the Florida Keys.
The Nature Conservancy of Maryland & the District of Columbia 2003: $15,000
5410 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20814
Funding for habitat restoration and volunteer training in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The Ocean Conservancy 2003: $110,000
1725 DeSales Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, D.C. 20036
Funding for the Florida marine program, work on policy issues at the South Atlantic Regional Fishery Management Council, and related issues.
The Ocean Project 2003: $15,000
102 Waterman Street, Suite 16
Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Funding to further The Ocean Project's partnerships in ocean conservation education.
Trout Unlimited 2003: $40,000
1500 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 310
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Funding in support of the Coldwater Conservation Fund.
Waikiki Aquarium 2003: $25,000
University of Hawaii Foundation
2444 Dole Street
Bachman Hall 105
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2388
Munson ACE award winner for 2003 to support the educational programs of the aquarium.
Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers 2003: $1,700
1400 16th Street, NW, Suite 740
Washington, D.C. 20036
Support for the promotion of collaboration among Washington Area grantmakers.
Waterkeeper Alliance 2003: $5,000
828 South Broadway, Suite 100
Tarrytown, New York 10591
Funding to support the annual Waterkeeper conference, on behalf of Keepers in the mid-Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.
Wilderness Society 2003: $10,000
112 Krog Street, Suite 26
Atlanta, Georgia 30307
Funding in support of the "Alabama Mountain Treasures" project.
World Resources Institute 2003: $10,000
10 G Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
Funding to support the "Reefs at Risk in the Caribbean" program.
World Wildlife Fund 2003: $75,000
1250 24th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Support for the fisheries conservation program, particularly international fisheries management and domestic policy issues.
World Wildlife Fund 2003: $50,000
1250 24th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Support for the South Florida ecosystems program, particularly Everglades restoration and the Florida Keys.
World Wildlife Fund 2003: $15,000
1250 24th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Funding to support TRAFFIC-North America's Project Seahorse campaign.
Yale University 2003: $25,000
Sage Hall/205 Prospect Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Support for the School for Forestry and Environmental Policy's Center for Coastal Studies seminar series on marine issues.
1000 Friends of Florida 2003: $30,000
P.O. Box 5948
Tallahassee, Florida 32314
Second year of a three year commitment to support work on growth management issues in Martin County.
1000 Friends of Maryland 2003: $10,000
1209 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Funding to support the outreach and education programs.