Environmental Recipients

Giving to Environmental Organizations, Projects, and Programs


Environmental Grant Highlights

CRAG Law Center

The CRAG non-profit law firm represents plaintiffs in public interest environment litigation. Trust funds supported Crag’s involvement in coordinated global atmospheric trust litigation, challenging a natural gas export facility on the Oregon Coast, and representation of native tribes in Alaska seeking to protect hunting and fishing grounds from oil and gas development.

2013-2015 | Oregon, USA

Friends of Trees

Trust funds supported Friends of Trees in planting street trees in low-income neighborhoods within Portland and Eugene.

2014-2015 | Portland, Oregon

Xerces Society

The Trust supported the Bring Back the Pollinators Campaign, a program by the Xerces Society working with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. The campaign used science, outreach, and advocacy to help farmers reduce negative impacts on pollinators, increase food security, and take full advantage of native pollinators already present on and around farms across the country.

2012, 2014, & 2017 | Oregon, USA

Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide

Since 2001, the Trust has provided multiple grants to support the work of ELAW. Based in Eugene, Oregon, ELAW is a global alliance of attorneys, scientists and advocates collaborating across borders to promote grassroots efforts to build a sustainable, just future. ELAW provides partners in their home countries with the legal and scientific support they need. ELAW helps challenge environmental abuses and builds a worldwide corps of skilled, committed advocates working to protect ecosystems and communities for generations to come.

2001-2015 | Eugene, Oregon

Red Latinoamericana de Botanica

For many years the Trust has supported Red Latinoamericana de Botanica (RLB), a consortium of graduate education centers located in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico and Venezuela that brings together Latin American botanists to promote scientific collaboration, sharing of ideas and research on the conservation of biodiversity. The Trust supports RLB’s work to train graduate level scientists in countries with less scientific development, award scholarships for graduate study, support research of young scientists in their home countries, and the creation of graduate programs.

2004-2008 & 2010 | South America

Indonesian Biodiversity Research Center

The Trust gave funds to build the IBRC-Tyler Marine Station, a research facility, in Western Bali. The IBRC provides research opportunities for Indonesian researchers and multinational research collaboration.

2013-2014 | Indonesia

A Long Legacy of Environmental Giving

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