Are you looking for grants for your projects regarding toxics, agriculture, organics, etc?
Or do you know someone who should be acknowledged for their actions for a better world (including perhaps yourself)?
Here are some leads we've found! Please contact the listed organizations directly to get more information.
We've also noted that some of these you can even donate to, to help nurture the better world or your dreams!
Know of other grants and awards we might list?
If so, please send the information to Community Action Publications for possible inclusion on this page. We're primarily focussed on the United States, especially northern California.
California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)
IPM Innovator Awards
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Innovator Awards. "Do you know of a group that is using innovative reduced-risk pest management practices and taking a leadership role in promoting these practices? DPR is looking for California groups, organizations, or comapnies that should be recognized for their innovative approcahes to pest management." <www.cdpr.ca.gov/dprgrants.htm>
Sonoma County Library
The Sonoma County Library (with the Volunteer Center of Santa Rosa) has had free sessions showing how to use their reference tools to find foundations that match your non-profit programs funding needs. <www.sonoma.lib.ca.us>
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE), US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
"A federal competitive grants program with regional leadership and decision-making structures...SARE's mission is to increase knowledge about - and help farmers and ranchers adopt - more sustainable practices that are profitable, environmentally-sound, and beneficial to local communities and society in general. SARE provides funding for research, demonstration, education, and extension projects carried out by scientists, producers, educators, and private sector representatives." SARE also provides information and links to resources with information about sustainable agriculture. <www.sare.org>
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Non-profit organization supporting organic farming research projects; funded by donations. The executive director headed CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) for 5 years. (831) 426-6606. <www.ofrf.org>
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