Rose Foundation provides sponsorship, development and management assistance to selected projects whose goals directly further the Foundation’s own mission. Here’s a list of projects that are currently enrolled in Rose’s fiscal sponsorship program.
Bay Area Environmental Health Collaborative works to reduce the cumulative impact of air pollution in Bay Area communities that are heavily burdened by or especially vulnerable to pollution exposure.
Blue Tomorrow Community Support Project provides solid science-based watershed and water quality analyses and technical support to local environmental organizations and community groups in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Current projects include studying the impacts of hydraulic fracturing and oil production operations in five coastal watersheds in Northern Ventura County; measuring erosion and associated impacts to water quality from an oil field located mostly within the Los Padres National Forest; and studying the accumulation of stormwater pollutants in mussels on the Northern Ventura County Coast.
California Business Alliance for a Clean Economy organizes and amplifies the voice of California businesses in support of clean energy solutions.
Friends of Sierra Valley
Friends of Sierra Valley is an informal group of local residents concerned about the scale of the Sierra Hot Springs Masterplan, a resort development project being planned in Sierraville, CA. The Friends are: encouraging Sierra County residents and other interested parties to read and comment on the Draft Initial Study & Proposed Negative Declaration for the Sierra Hot Springs Masterplan Project; urging the Sierra County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors to VOTE NO on the Draft Initial Study & Proposed Negative Declaration; and asking the County to prepare an environmental impact report for the Sierra Hot Springs Project that includes and studies a reduced-scale alternative that is more appropriate for Sierra Valley.
Fresno Building Healthy Communities is a coalition of residents, young people and community-based organizations working together to foster and encourage thriving communities where all children and families can live healthy, safe and productive lives.
Foundation Partnership for Corporate Responsibility
Foundation Partnership for Corporate Responsibility educates funder colleagues about harmonizing mission goals and investment management.
Just Cities LLC, formerly known as the Dellums Institute for Social Justice, addresses global threats to health, the environment and security, including youth disenfranchisement and economic and climate injustices, by organizing non-traditional coalitions and developing the next generation of leaders. Just Cities LLC will raise political consciousness, educate people about the structural roots of racism and ongoing inequities, and mobilize young people to take political action at global, national, and local levels through the Youth Social Justice Leadership Institute, which will develop youth from different countries to become courageous and principled leaders for social and environmental justice.
The Sogorea Te Land Trust is an urban Indigenous women-led community organization that facilitates the return of Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone lands in the San Francisco Bay Area to Indigenous stewardship. Sogorea Te creates opportunities for all people living in Ohlone territory to work together to re-envision the Bay Area community and what it means to live on Ohlone land. Guided by the belief that land is the foundation that can bring us together, Sogorea Te calls on us all to heal from the legacies of colonialism and genocide, to remember different ways of living, and to do the work that our ancestors and future generations are calling us to do.
Water Climate Trust
The mission of Water Climate Trust (WCT) is to protect ecosystems and communities that depend on them for food, health, jobs, recreation and cultural survival. WCT will coordinate an existing Water for Nature Campaign, a new Just Climate Policy Campaign, and an emerging Capacity Collective. WCT will accomplish its goals through a combination of advocacy, research, education, story-telling, grassroots organizing, public-interest litigation, and capacity building to inspire and empower stakeholders and allies.
Wilderness Reflections is a scholarship fund enabling low-income, at-risk youth to participate in wilderness trips designed to help people find the inspiration to meet life’s challenges and connect with their natural environment.