Grantee Spotlights

Announcing Our Biggest Grant Yet! $1 Million to Protect the Eel River Watershed Grantee Spotlight

In August, the Rose Foundation received $3 million from a settlement between the Center for Biological Diversity and Placer Ranch Inc. $1 million was specifically endowed to the Wildlands Conservancy (TWC) to complete a major land acquisition project. TWC will use the funds to conserve, protect, and restore the historic Dean Witter Lone Pine Ranch, a 29,600-acre property that includes over 18 miles of the “Grand Canyon” of the Eel River

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This year’s film fest showcases over 25 films of grassroots activism and community resilience. These stories speak to the powerful work of communities across the country, including some of our own Rose Foundation grantees. We are proud to spotlight the following grantees featured in our 2021 Film Fest.

Grantees Featured in Our 2021 Film Fest Grantee Spotlight

This year’s film fest showcases over 25 films of grassroots activism and community resilience. These stories speak to the powerful work of communities across the country, including some of our own Rose Foundation grantees. We are proud to spotlight the following grantees featured in our 2021 Film Fest.

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Defending Californians’ Privacy Rights Grantee Spotlight

A refugee family in Turlock, CA– our Privacy Fund Grantee, International Rescue Committee educates refugee clients on their rights under CA, with a specific focus on safegaurding data. Read on to learn more about the important work of our Privacy Fund grantees.

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Ecological Rights Foundation

Defending California’s Precious Waters from Pollution Grantee Spotlight

As California enters another severe drought, we are once again being asked to be thoughtful and judicious about our water usage. Many California Watershed Protection Fund grantees are asking the question: If every drop counts, why are we polluting the water sources we do have?

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Friends of the Inyo

Fighting an Onslaught of Mining Threats Grantee Spotlight

Notable treasures of the California desert and Sierra Foothills have come under threat this year from proposed new mining operations. Find out from Program Officer Aurora Heying about how Rose Foundation grantees are stepping up to save them.

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Marily Woodhouse takes water sample

Protecting Watersheds and Forests as if Her Life Depends on it Grantee Spotlight

“Every living creature’s existence is dependent on having a place that keeps them alive.”
Learn more about how Marily Woodhouse is fighting to protect the places that keep her community alive — local forests and watersheds in the foothills of Mount Lassen.

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2021 Anthony Grassroots Prize - Marily Woodhouse

Announcing the 2021 Anthony Grassroots Prize Winner – Marily Woodhouse!

Congratulations to Marily Woodhouse! Since launching Battle Creek Alliance nearly 15 years ago, Marily has been a staunch defender of our forests and watersheds. Learn more about Marily’s work as an outstanding environmental advocate!

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Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day Grantee Spotlight

Earth Day is just around the corner! This year’s Earth Day theme, Restore Our Earth, reflects how urgent it is for us to take bold climate and environmental action. Find out how our grantees are celebrating this month, get inspired, and get active! Let’s restore our Earth and protect our communities together!

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LA Riverkeeper

Creating a Resilient River Through Ecology & Community LA Waterkeeper Releases Report on River Assessment Field Team (RAFT)!

Check out LA Waterkeeper’s recent report on their River Assessment Field Team (RAFT) program after two years of gathering community science and find out how to take action for healthy watersheds!

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AGUA - La Asociación de Gente Unida por el Agua

Grassroots Fund Grantees Pull Their Own Chairs Up to the Table Grantee Spotlight

In the last 18 years, our California Environmental Grassroots Fund (Grassroots Fund) has awarded over 1,000 grants totaling more than…

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