Conservation and Restoration
The foundation seeks to promote programs and initiatives that strengthen community ties through the enhancement of natural environments.
The foundation will consider grant requests that better the communities within California, Oregon or the Chicago Area by sustaining and protecting resilient, local ecosystems and related biodiversity by focusing on proactive conservation, comprehensive restoration, and related educational efforts.
Funded Projects Will:
- Target environmental protection/enhancement at local scales that contribute to ecosystem resiliency
- Have clear, measurable goals with long-term ecological benefits
- Be based on scientific principles of ecology and/or ecosystem restoration