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1999 Environment » Cleveland

  • Association of Parents to Prevent Lead Exposure$15,000Cleveland, Ohio
    Twenty-four percent of all children under six years of age in Cleveland suffer from some level of lead poisoning. APPLE addresses this environmental health hazard by assisting screening, direct interventions and preventative education on the hazards of lead exposure. Contact: Lynn Morrison (216.271.5581)

  • Citizens Policy Center$7,200Cleveland, Ohio
    For media work and local organizing of citizen input to an U.S. EPA Tier II public hearing on auto emissions standards. Contact: Sandy Buchanan (216.861.5200)

  • The Clean Air Conservancy$40,000Cleveland, Ohio
    CAC purchases and retires electric utility pollution permits, conducts school education programs, is developing a NOx and VOC market for Ohio and engages in local and state air quality policy. General support. Contact: Kevin Snape (216.932.8999)

  • Cleveland Metroparks System$69,000Cleveland, Ohio
    For the Youth Outdoors Program to provide experiential education to inner-city youth. Contact: Vern Hartenberg (216.351.6300)

  • Cuyahoga County Planning Commission$2,500Cleveland, Ohio
    For printing and distribution of information packages on the Sustainable Cleveland Partnership. Contact: Virginia Aveni (216.443.3700)

  • Cuyahoga County Planning Commission$25,000Cleveland, Ohio
    The County Greenspace Project will map Cuyahoga County’s existing natural areas, identify prime areas for protection and develop recommendations on financial and legal protection measures. This grant will support workshops to bring in outside experts on key topics. Contact: Virginia Aveni (216.443.3700)

  • Cuyahoga Valley Association$50,000Peninsula, Ohio
    CVA’s Countryside Initiative will plan and develop expansion of historic farming uses in the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area. Contact: Peg Bobel (330.657.2909)

  • Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization$10,000
    over 2 years
    Cleveland, Ohio
    As part of the Cleveland EcoVillage Project DSCDO will research what green building options are currently allowable under the Cleveland building code. Primary emphasis will be on single and multifamily residential construction. Contact: David Cornicelli (216.961.4242)

  • Earth Day Coalition$45,540Cleveland, Ohio
    EDC will conduct a feasibility study for a green building advisory service in Cleveland that could potentially serve as a resource on green building options and materials, and to promote green building in the Greater Cleveland area. Contact: Geri Unger (216.991.3085)

  • Earth Day Coalition$50,000Cleveland, Ohio
    EDC will conduct a phase two feasibility study for a “green” office building to house environmental nonprofit organizations in Cleveland. In this phase potential tenants will be surveyed and a conceptual design charette will be conducted to assess tenant needs and options for the building. Contact: Geri Unger (216.991.3085)

  • Earth Day Coalition$50,000Cleveland, Ohio
    EDC’s four main programs include the Sustainable Cleveland Partnership on toxics issues in inner-city neighborhoods, the Student Environmental Congress, the Clean Cities Program on alternative fuels and the annual EarthFest educational celebration. General support. Contact: Chris Trepal/Scott Sanders (216.281.6468)

  • EcoCity Cleveland$30,000Cleveland, Ohio
    ECC is one of over a dozen partners organizing “Sustainable Communities Symposium 2000” to be held in Cleveland in May 2000. Five working groups will assemble recommendations for public policy “to make Northeast Ohio a recognized leader in sustainability and livable communities.” Contact: David Beach (216.932.3007)

  • EcoCity Cleveland$70,000Cleveland, Ohio
    ECC serves as regional leader on urban sprawl/smart growth, transportation and other sustainability issues. The EcoCity Cleveland Journal serves as a chronicle for the bioregion. Contact: David Beach (216.932.3007)

  • Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.$25,000New York, New York
    EDF’s Pollution Prevention Alliance’s Sustainable Cleveland Partnership will, with the Earth Day Coalition and others, assist four disadvantaged communities in Cleveland in assessing and addressing local environmental health risks. Contact: Kevin Mills (202.871.1353)

  • Grand River Partners, Inc.$30,000
    over 2 years
    Painesville, Ohio
    GRP’s primary mission is to execute land conservation easements for the protection of the Grand River watershed-the cleanest river flowing into Lake Erie from either the U.S. or Canada. This grant will assist surveying and easement execution. Contact: Chuck Ashcroft (440.639.4773)

  • Kent State University Foundation$7,000Kent, Ohio
    For a Cleveland workshop on the Seattle Gasworks Park as a potential model for the proposed Hulett’s Park in Cleveland. Contact: Ruth Durack (330.672.3765)

  • Medina County Land Conservancy$30,000
    over 2 years
    Medina, Ohio
    The fastest growing county in Northeast Ohio, Medina County loses land at a rate of 40 acres per week. MCLC will merge with the Revere Land Trust, hire its first staff person, and expand private land conservation programs. Contact: Jeff Holland (330.239.4480)

  • Neighborhood Progress Inc.$26,000Cleveland, Ohio
    This grant will support the energy efficiency upgrades of five pilot homes in Orchard Park. The goal is to enable the houses to be certified as U.S. EPA Energy Star homes, qualifying them for energy efficient mortgages. Contact: Paul Christensen (216.268.6240)

  • The North Cuyahoga Valley Corridor, Inc.$6,000Cleveland, Ohio
    For the West Creek Preservation Committee’s public education work on parkland creation and preservation on the west side of Cleveland. Contact: Dave Vasarhelyi (330.468.6461)

  • Oberlin CollegeUp to $50,000Oberlin, Ohio
    OC will conduct a speaker series on ecological design entitled “Redesigning Cleveland for the 21st Century” that will focus on projects being considered in the Greater Cleveland region. The goal of this series will be to provide expert input to the “greening” of these projects. Contact: Sadhu Johnston (440.322.4187)

  • Oberlin College$5,546Oberlin, Ohio
    The Green Building Coalition will research, assemble and publish a directory of non- and for-profit organizations focused on green building. Contact: Sadhu Johnston (440.774.6703)

  • Ohio & Erie Canal Corridor Coalition, Inc.$50,000
    over 2 years
    Akron, Ohio
    The OECCC is dedicated to preserve and interpret the natural, recreational and historic resources of the Ohio and Erie Canal Corridor. OECCC works with 35 communities and promotes a range of activities to develop the Corridor as a regional resource. Contact: Dan Rice (330.434.5657)

  • Seventh Generation$20,000Elyria, Ohio
    SG provides a range of environmental programs in Lorain County including beautification, watershed protection, environmental education and recycling and litter prevention. General support. Contact: George Espy (440.322.4187)

  • Shaker Lakes Regional Nature Center$64,000
    over 2 years
    Cleveland, Ohio
    The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes will continue to conduct a range of educational, research, technical assistance and public advocacy activities on the Doan Brook focusing on issues such as flooding, water quality, public access, and restoration. Contact: Nancy King Smith (216.321.5935)

  • St. Clair-Superior Coalition$23,464Cleveland, Ohio
    In addition to other community issues, SCSC works on lead hazard education and prevention, neighborhood toxics, watershed restoration and neighborhood health issues. This grant is for their environmental work. Contact: Yvonne Askew (216.881.0644)

  • Sustainable Energy for Economic Development$5,500Brecksville, Ohio
    For an informational and strategic planning workshop on Ohio’s electric utility deregulation bill. Contact: Carol Sahley (216.321.4325)

  • Sustainable Energy for Economic Development$25,000Brecksville, Ohio
    SEED’s energy programs included assistance to businesses and municipal utilities on “green power” programs, consumer education on utility deregulation, promotion of residential energy efficiency and assessment of wind power potential in the region. General support. Contact: Carol Sahley (440.526.9941)

  • Trust for Public Land$5,000San Francisco, California
    TPL will assist communities near Cleveland in setting up Purchase of Development Rights programs (PDR) for land conservation. Contact: Craig Lee (206.612.3595)

  • Trust for Public Land$45,000San Francisco, California
    TPL’s Northeast Ohio field office will advance local land conservation by assisting land transactions in the Ohio and Erie Canal Corridor, the next ring of parks around Cleveland and other special opportunities as they arise. General support. Contact: Chris Knopf (216.694.4416)

  • Western Reserve RC&D, Inc.$85,000Painesville, Ohio
    The Countryside Program provides education and technical assistance on conservation development, a tool for mitigating urban sprawl in residential developments. The program now has 4 counties and 22 communities considering conservation development zoning ordinance changes. Contact: Kirby Date (216.691.1665)

1999 Environment » Great Lakes/Midwest

  • The Delta Institute$27,500Chicago, Illinois
    Virtually every water body in Ohio has contaminated fish. DI will develop a user-friendly guide to fish consumption advisories and, via partners Ohio Environmental Council and Great Lakes United, distribute this information to at-risk communities along Lake Erie in Ohio and New York. Contact: Timothy Brown (312.554.0900)

  • Great Lakes United$45,000Amherst, New York
    This grant will support GLU’s Habitat and Biodiversity Task Force whose plans include regionwide work on fisheries, forests, exotic species and river/wetlands issues. GLU provides technical support, coordination and networking to 350 organizations and individuals in the region. Contact: Margaret Wooster (716.886.0142)

  • Heartwood, Incorporated$30,000
    over 2 years
    Bloomington, Indiana
    HW is a midwest regional umbrella for 75 grassroots forest conservation organizations in 18 states. This grant will assist HW in providing technical and legal assistance as part of its Network Support Program. Contact: Jen Weiss (812.337.8898)

  • Manomet Inc.$36,000Manomet, Massachusetts
    Manomet will survey portions of the Great Lakes region for possible inclusion in the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network-a series of protected sites to support migratory bird species throughout their migratory route. Contact: Linda Leddy (617.224.6521)

  • Michigan State University$25,000East Lansing, Michigan
    In 1999 the Great Lakes Environmental Journalism Training Institute will provide a 5-day workshop for 25 print and broadcast journalists from the Great Lakes region. Contact: Jim Detjen (517.353.9479)

  • Nature Conservancy$6,750Arlington, Virginia
    Preliminary research and planning by the Great Lakes regional office on amphibian decline in the Great Lakes region. Contact: Heather Potter (312.759.8017)

  • Nature Conservancy$35,000
    over 9 months
    Arlington, Virginia
    Worldwide, there has been a significant decline in reptile and amphibian species. TNC’s Great Lakes program will assemble existing information on populations of amphibian and reptile species in the region to assist prioritization of land and other conservation efforts. Contact: Heather Potter (312.759.8017)

  • New York Rivers United$50,000
    over 2 years
    Rome, New York
    NYRU is a regional partner of the National Hydropower Coalition. The NHC works to include environmental protection in hydropower dam relicensing processes. This grant will support the coalition’s work in the Great Lakes region. Contact: Bruce Carpenter (315.339.2097)

  • The Regents of the University of Michigan$60,000Ann Arbor, Michigan
    The Great Lakes Radio Consortium is a network of 110 public radio stations and 6 state networks in the region. Each week the GLRC feeds 30 minutes of environmental coverage to this network. Contact: David Hammond (734.764.9210)

  • The River Alliance of Wisconsin, Inc.$35,000Madison, Wisconsin
    RAW will advance the regional component of the Small Dams Project by providing information and technical assistance on the removal of small dams (less than 15 ` high) to improve stream flow, biodiversity conservation and aesthetics. Contact: Todd Ambs (608.257.2424)

1999 Environment » National and Special Programs

  • Alaska Conservation Foundation$50,000
    over 2 years
    Anchorage, Alaska
    ACF provide grants to grassroots groups in Alaska that work to protect the environment. Contact: Deborah Williams (907.276.1917)

  • The Center for Independent Documentary, Inc.$5,000Sharon, Massachusetts
    ‘Blue Vinyl’ film project on the toxic impacts of dioxin.

  • Collins Center for Public Policy, Inc.$3,000Miami, Florida
    General support for startup of the Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, an affinity group for funders interested in urban sprawl issues. Contact: Ben Starrett (850.644.1441)

  • Consultative Group on Biological Diversity Inc.$4,000San Francisco, California
    For research and development of a strategy paper on the conservation of forests on private land. Contact: William Hull (415.561.6575)

  • Consultative Group on Biological Diversity Inc.$4,000San Francisco, California
    General support. Contact: William Hull (415.561.6575)

  • The National Building Museum$30,000Washington, DC
    Exhibition series on Smart Growth.

  • National Recycling Coalition, Inc.$6,000Alexandria, Virginia
    Production costs for The Mill, a book on the development of the Bronx Community Paper Company. Contact: Clifford Case (212.765.1054)

  • Rockefeller Family Fund, Inc.$1,200New York, New York
    Environmental Grantmakers Assaociation. Contact: Sarah Hansen (212.812.4260)

  • Rockefeller Family Fund, Inc.$25,000
    over 2 years
    New York, New York
    This grant will assist organizational growth of EGA, which now numbers 250 foundations nationwide. EGA provides networking, education and coordinative support to foundations making or interested in making environmental grants. Contact: Sarah Hansen (212.812.4260)

  • Scenic America$20,000Washington, DC
    SA was instrumental in establishing Scenic Ohio and reinstating the scenic byways program in Ohio. This grant will assist SA in developing technical materials on scenic conservation for groups in the Great Lakes region Contact: Meg Maguire (202.543.6200)

  • Tides Foundation$4,000San Fancisco, California
    Funders’ Forum on Environmental Education.

1999 Environment » Ohio

  • Buckeye Environmental Network$15,000Grove City, Ohio
    BEN was founded in 1994 to provide local citizens groups working on toxics issues with technical information and assistance, and organizing assistance. General support. Contact: Teresa Mills (614.871.1353)

  • Buckeye Forest Council, Inc.$20,000Columbus, Ohio
    BFC serves as the statewide advocate for forest protection in Ohio. Its programs include coalfield organizing, “Martha’s Woodshop” to develop alternative forest products, the Forest Protection Project and short term campaigns to provide citizen input to plans to site pulp mills. Contact: Jason Tockman (740.594.6400)

  • The Center for Clean Air Policy$45,000Washington, DC
    Now that Ohio has passed an electric utility deregulation bill, CCAP will develop research on the economic and environmental ramifications of a “business as usual” scenario versus a more rapid transition to clean power generation. CCAP will develop these studies in partnership with Ohio Environmental Council, Clean Air Conservancy, Safe Energy for Economic Development and Safe Energy Communication Council. Contact: Ned Helme (202.408.9260)

  • Citizens Policy Center$65,000Cleveland, Ohio
    The CPC’s Ohio Open Secrets Project database discloses campaign contributions and analyzes patterns of contributions and voting records. Plans for 1999 include reports on contributions and voting on electric utility deregulation, and toxics. Contact: Sandy Buchanan (216.861.5200)

  • Environmental Fund for Ohio$45,000Columbus, Ohio
    EFO now raises, via workplace giving, funds for 27 member environmental organizations across the state. In 1997, EFO accessed 45 workplaces, and continues to grow at a significant rate. Contact: Paul Bingle (614.263.6367)

  • League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, Inc.$45,000Washington, DC
    LCVEF will continue to provide training and assistance to state level environmental organizations on strategic campaign planning, list enhancement and fax network development. Contact: Beth Sullivan (202.785.0730)

  • Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission$30,000Columbus, Ohio
    MORPC will serve as the statewide coordinator for the Ohio First Suburbs Consortium, a network of 27 near-urban municipalities impacted by urban sprawl, who are advocating for state policy reform to encourage redevelopment and stem outmigration from their core cities. Contact: Kimberly Gibson (614.233.4128)

  • Ohio Environmental Council$60,000Columbus, Ohio
    OEC will continue the Ohio Clean Air Campaign to clean up the dirty coal-fired electric utility plants in the Ohio River Valley. OEC will also advocate for environmental protection in the debate on electric utility deregulation measures now being considered in Ohio. Contact: Vicki Deisner (614.487.7506)

  • Ohio Environmental Council$5,757Columbus, Ohio
    Pilot project to conduct a series of environmental forums around the state. Contact: Vicki Deisner (614.487.7506)

  • Ohio to Erie Trail Fund$10,000Columbus, Ohio
    The OETF is a 325-mile hike/bike trail that will, when completed, link Cincinnati and the Ohio River to Cleveland and Lake Erie. Eighty percent of the trail is now in public hands. OETF provides planning and coordination of segment acquisition and development, and helps local trail groups access state funds. General support. Contact: Ed Honton (614.402.5078)

  • Rails to Trails Conservancy$50,000
    over 2 years
    Washington, DC
    RTC Ohio has 5,000 members statewide and serves as the lead on state trails policy in addition to providing technical assistance to local trail groups around the state; scholarships will enable Ohio trail leaders to attend the 1999 national conference. Contact: Jim Deming (614.841.1075)

  • Rivers Unlimited$50,000Cincinnati, Ohio
    The Environmental Enforcement project is focused on abuses of Ohio’s audit privilege bill and other aspects of weak enforcement of environmental protection in the state. RU is in partnership with Citizens Policy Center, Ohio PIRG, and the Ohio chapter of the Sierra Club. Contact: Marilyn Wall (513.761.4003)

  • Safe Energy Communication Council$50,000Washington, DC
    Now that Ohio has electric utility deregulation scheduled for January 2001, emphasis is on ensuring that the environmental provisions in this bill are fully implemented in the electric utilities’ plans. SECC will coordinate and provide media assistance to a coalition that includes the Citizens Policy Center and Ohio PIRG. Contact: Scott Denman (202.483.8491)

  • Safe Energy Communication Council$50,000Washington, DC
    SECC will provide media assistance to a set of environmental groups working on including environmental protection provisions in electric utility deregulation measures now being considered in Ohio. Contact: Scott Denman (202.483.8491)

  • The Sierra Club Foundation$50,000San Francisco, California
    The Ohio chapter office maintains OTAN (Ohio Transportation Activist Network) that provides monitoring of the state Department of Transportation, action alerts, grassroots organizing assistance and training to over 250 organizations and individuals around the state for the purpose of reforming sprawl-inducing transportation policy and projects in Ohio. Contact: Marc Conte (614.461.0734)

  • The Society of Environmental Journalists Inc.$22,600Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
    In 1999 SEJ’s Ohio chapter will conduct two state workshops, provide fellowships for Ohio journalists to attend the national conference, and support interns. Contact: Beth Parke (215.836.9970)

  • Tides Center$38,000San Francisco, California
    EWG will conduct independent testing of tap water in Ohio, and disseminate information on contaminants in these drinking water sources. EWG will also develop a report on drinking water quality violations. This project is being conducted in conjunction with the Citizens Policy Center work on drinking water quality. Contact: Ken Cook (202.667.6982)

1999 Environment » Special Programs

  • Center for Environmental Citizenship$5,000Washington, DC
    The Midwest Summer Training Academy will provide college students with training in political activism. This grant will support scholarships for students from Ohio. Contact: Susan Comfort (202.234.5994)

  • Land Trust Alliance, Inc.$40,000Washington, DC
    LTA will, in conjunction with the Conservation Fund, offer 7 training courses for the land trust leadership community. These 4-day courses provide intensive training on a range of land trust tools and techniques, and are offered around the country. Funds will also provide scholarships for leaders from the Great Lakes region, and assist the Land Conservation Roundtable-a group of land trust leaders serving as a visioning group for the future of the movement. Contact: Jean Hocker (202.638.4725)

  • National Audubon Society$120,000New York, New York
    Ohio chapter training.

  • River Network$58,000Portland, Oregon
    This three part grant will provide support to: the River Leadership Forum national meeting of river conservationists; technical assistance and leadership development to river groups in the Great Lakes region, and assist development of a publication, River Advocates Fundraising Guide. Contact: Ken Margolis (503.241.3506)

1999 Human Services » AIDS

1999 Human Services » Child and Family Stability

1999 Human Services » Early Childhood

1999 Human Services » Economic Issues Affecting the Status of Women

1999 Human Services » Health and Welfare Reform

1999 Human Services » Improving Human Service Delivery

1999 Human Services » Meeting Basic Needs

1999 Human Services » Public Policy Analysis

1999 Human Services » Reproductive Health

1999 Human Services » Special Programs