Grant Recipients

Since 2011, we have delivered more than $50 million in funding to the US water field, including over 200 organizations.

RecipientProject TitleGrant AmountStateYear
American Rivers
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Rivers as Economic Engines: Investing in Clean Water, Communities, and Our Future$25,000DC2020
Amigos Bravos
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Protecting Water in New Mexico through Outstanding Waters Designation$50,000NM2020
Anthropocene Alliance
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"I Flood and I Vote": Protest and Story-Telling by Frontline Communities$20,000FL2020
Blue Earth Alliance
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California Aquifer Recharge and Groundwater Sustainability Video $7,000CA2020
California Trout
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Landscape Implementation for Functioning Sacramento River Ecosystems$150,000CA2020
Climate One at The Commonwealth Club
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Climate One: Flooding in America$30,000CA2020
Communities for a Better Environment
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Organizational Support During COVID-19$5,000CA2020
Community Alliance with Family Farmers
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and Small Farms$50,000CA2020
East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice
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Organizational Support During COVID-19$5,000CA2020
Environmental Defense Fund
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Guidance and Tools to Support Sustainable Groundwater Management Act$200,000CA2020
Food & Water Watch
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Water Shutoffs Protection$10,000DC2020
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
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Implementing a Community Vision for the Salton Sea$20,000CA2020
Local Government Commission
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Virtual Engagement Best Practices$4,000CA2020
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)
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Los Angeles Water Policy, Research, and Outreach$50,000CA2020
Los Angeles Waterkeeper
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Los Angeles Water Policy and Outreach$50,000CA2020
Natural Resources Defense Council
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California Water Projects: Advocating for Efficiency, Affordable Drinking Water, and River Protection$180,000CA2020
Nature for All
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Los Angeles Water Policy, Outreach, and Coordination$100,000CA2020
New Mexico Acequia Association
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Protecting Water in New Mexico through Outstanding Waters Designation$20,000NM2020
New Mexico Foundation
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Native American Relief Fund$25,000NM2020
Newburgh Clean Water Project
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Community Engagement in the Fight for Clean Water in Newburgh$30,000NY2020
Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association
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Snake River Restoration - Engaging the Sportfishing Community$25,000OR2020
NW Energy Coalition
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Snake River Restoration - Energy Stakeholder Outreach$50,000WA2020
Physicians for Social Responsibility - Los Angeles
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Maintaining California’s Water Quality Standards in Response to COVID-19$25,000CA2020
Policy Impact
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California Legislative Staff Education Institute$29,594CA2020
River Network
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Supporting the Grassroots Community in the Face of COVID-19 $15,000CO2020
Sustainable Conservation
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Accelerating Groundwater Recharge in the San Joaquin Valley$200,000CA2020
Sustainable Conservation
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Accelerating Restoration Permitting in California$50,000CA2020
The Nature Conservancy
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Economic Impact of Water Resilience Portfolio$20,000CA2020
Trout Unlimited
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Snake River Salmon Science and Outreach$50,000ID, OR2020
Tuolumne River Trust
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Tuolumne River Regional Park Multi-Benefit Project$50,000CA2020
UC Davis
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Research on Groundwater Management and Impacts to Drinking Water Wells$15,873CA2020
US Water Alliance
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Smart Strategies for the One Water Network$40,000CA, DC 2020
West Big Data Innovation Hub at UC Berkeley
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The Water Data Challenge: Community-Focused Collaboration $25,000CA2020
Active San Gabriel Valley
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Water Leaders Working Group$10,000CA2019
Ag Innovations
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Coordination$18,900CA2019
Ag Innovations
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Coordination$105,000CA2019
Alianza Coachella Valley
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Salton Sea Advocacy and Community Engagement$20,000CA2019
Alianza Coachella Valley
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Salton Sea Advocacy and Community Engagement$65,000CA 2019
American Rivers
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Sacramento-San Joaquin River Restoration $220,000CA2019
American Rivers
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Snake River Solutions$50,000OR2019
Amigos Bravos
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Protecting New Mexico's Outstanding Waters and New Mexico Water Policy$30,000NM2019
Audubon California
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Implementation and Policy$50,000CA2019
Audubon California
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Salton Sea Advocacy and Community Engagement$7,540CA2019
California Coastkeeper Alliance
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Smart Water Management$40,000CA2019
California Coastkeeper Alliance
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Clean Water Accountability Project$40,000CA2019
California Farm Bureau Federation
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Outreach Materials$100,000CA2019
California League of Conservation Voters
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Drinking Water Outreach$88,000CA2019
California League of Conservation Voters
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Drinking Water Leadership$88,000CA2019
California Trout
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Sacramento-San Joaquin River Restoration and Protecting California's Outstanding Waters$160,000CA2019
California Water Data Consortium
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Water Data Organizational Capacity $494,500CA2019
CALPIRG
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Get the Lead Out$10,000CA2019
Center for Civic Policy
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Water Policy Organizing and Outreach$80,000NM2019
Ceres
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Member Outreach$40,000CA2019
Clean Water Fund
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Drinking Water and Sustainable Groundwater Management Outreach$175,000CA2019
Council of Mexican Federations (COFEM)
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Southeast Los Angeles Water Policy and Environmental Justice Capacity Building Initiative$25,000CA2019
Comite Civico Del Valle
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Salton Sea Advocacy and Community Engagement$20,000CA2019
Comite Civico Del Valle
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Salton Sea Advocacy and Community Engagement$65,000CA 2019
Communities for a Better Environment
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Southeast Los Angeles Water Policy and Environmental Justice Capacity Building Initiative$25,000CA2019
Community Hiking Club
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Water Leaders Working Group$10,000CA2019
Community Water Center
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Social Media Expenses$1,000CA2019
Community Water Center
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Central Valley Strategy and Outreach$160,000CA2019
Community Water Center Action Fund
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Central Valley Leadership Development $140,000CA2019
Conservation Voters New Mexico
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New Mexico Water Policy$30,000NM2019
Conservation Voters of Idaho
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Idaho Salmon Policy$25,000ID2019
Conservation Voters of Idaho Education Fund
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Idaho Salmon Policy$25,000ID2019
Council for Watershed Health
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Green Infrastructure Capacity $25,000CA2019
Daily Acts
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Climate Gardening Policy and Education$7,500CA2019
Ducks Unlimited
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Llano Seco Project$30,000CA2019
East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice
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Water Policy Capacity$25,000CA2019
Environmental Defense Fund
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Implementation and Policy$450,000CA2019
Groundwater Resources Association of California
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Summit$24,860CA2019
Heal the Bay
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Los Angeles Policy and Outreach$50,000CA2019
Idaho Conservation League
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Snake River Solutions$50,000ID2019
Idaho Wildlife Federation
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Snake River Solutions$50,000ID2019
Institute for Policy Studies
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Labor-Community-Environmental Partnership$40,000DC2019
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
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Safe Drinking Water and Sustainable Groundwater Management - Implementation and Policy$250,000CA2019
Local Government Commission
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Coordination$24,000CA2019
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)
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Water Leaders Working Group$10,000CA2019
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)
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Los Angeles County Outreach$50,000CA2019
Los Angeles Conservation Corps
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Water Leaders Working Group$10,000CA2019
Los Angeles Waterkeeper
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Los Angeles Stormwater Outreach$50,000CA2019
Maven's Notebook
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Groundwater Exchange$50,000CA2019
Natural Resources Defense Council
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Los Angeles Stormwater and Statewide Water Efficiency Advocacy$260,000CA2019
Nature for All
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Public Education and Outreach$100,000CA2019
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
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Protecting New Mexico's Outstanding Waters$30,000NM2019
Pacific Institute
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Salton Sea Advocacy and Community Engagement$25,000CA2019
Pacific Institute
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Water Efficiency Research and Outreach$95,000CA2019
Pacoima Beautiful
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Water Leaders Working Group$10,000CA2019
Physicians for Social Responsibility - Los Angeles
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Los Angeles Water Outreach$6,000CA2019
Public Policy Institute of California
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Groundwater Markets Analysis and Water Center Support$35,000CA2019
River in Action
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Water Leaders Working Group$10,000CA2019
River in Action
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Southeast Los Angeles Water Policy and Environmental Justice Capacity Building Initiative$25,000CA2019
River Partners
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Sacramento-San Joaquin River Restoration $100,000CA2019
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC)
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Small Water Systems Assistance$120,000CA2019
Save Our Wild Salmon
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Snake River Solutions$100,000WA2019
Self-Help Enterprises
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Water Management Capacity and Outreach$100,000CA2019
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
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Business Community Engagement$35,000CA2019
Southeast Community Development Corporation
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Southeast Los Angeles Water Policy and Environmental Justice Capacity Building Initiative$25,000CA2019
Strategic Concepts in Organizing & Policy Education (SCOPE)
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Safe Clean Water Program Implementation $25,000CA2019
Sustainable Solano
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Solano County Green Infrastructure$7,500CA2019
Telele Foundation
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Statewide Water Agenda$15,000CA2019
The Freshwater Trust
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Implementation and Policy$150,000CA2019
The Nature Conservancy
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Implementation and Policy$200,000CA2019
The Pew Charitable Trusts
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Public Opinion Research on Rivers$25,000DC, PA2019
The Sierra Club Foundation
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Salton Sea Advocacy and Community Engagement$50,000CA2019
TreePeople
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Los Angeles Water Outreach$50,000CA2019
Trout Unlimited
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Sacramento-San Joaquin River Restoration $210,000CA2019
UC Berkeley
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Advancing Understanding of User-Centered Approach to Open Data Concepts$25,000CA2019
West Big Data Innovation Hub at UC Berkeley
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California Water Data Challenge$25,000CA2019
Union of Concerned Scientists
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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act - Climate Resilience$50,000CA2019
US Water Alliance
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Building the One Water Movement$40,000CA, DC2019
US Water Alliance
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Facilitation of Regional Drinking Water Roundtables$50,000CA, DC2019
WaterNow Alliance
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Water Efficiency and Stormwater Management Programs$25,000CA2019
Western Environmental Law Center
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Protecting New Mexico's Outstanding Waters$20,000NM2019
Western Resource Advocates
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Protecting New Mexico's Outstanding Waters$20,000NM2019
Programmatic Contracts$1,162,0602019