In the first half of 2020, environmental mitigation payments and cy pres enabled the Rose Foundation to award more than $1.3 Million in grants to community-oriented organizations and groups advocating for consumer and environmental health and environmental stewardship. Check out the full Restitutions Report here to find out more about this grantmaking.
$3.25 Million in Environmental & Civil Liberties Grants Awarded in 2019! Restitutions Report: July - December 2019
In the second half of 2019, environmental mitigation payments and cy pres enabled the Rose Foundation to award more than $1.5 Million in grants to community-oriented environmental organizations and groups advocating for consumer rights, bringing our total grant awards enabled by settlement funds to $3.25 Million for the year! Find out more about these grants in our latest Restitution Report here!
Consumer Financial Education Fund: 2018 Impact Report Serving America's Vulnerable and Underbanked People
Our latest report is available now!
Serving America’s Vulnerable and Underbanked People: A Cy Pres Impact Report details the impacts of the Consumer Financial Education Fund’s most recent round of grantmaking in 2018. The report describes lessons learned from the fund’s grantmaking process, anticipated impacts of the grants awarded, and provides an overview of the communities served by grantees.
Check out these helpful resources and this important notice from Rose Foundation partner Community Water Center!
Summer and fall are especially important times for groundwater planning. In preparation for this period, Community Water Center (CWC) has just released two new resources for protecting drinking water quality in the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).
Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund: 2018 Impact Report Grantees, Accomplishments, and Impact Statistics
The Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund is now in its 16th year, and 2018 was one of our best years yet!
Last year, we awarded 46 grants totaling $175,900, hosted our annual free Grassroots Convening for 78 attendees, and awarded supplemental training scholarships to 12 grantees.
Click here for the full report.
Strategies for Health Justice: Lessons from the Field Report By Poverty & Race Research Action Council
This report is a comprehensive compilation of case studies, reflections, and strategic advice for working to advance environmental justice structural change and make genuine differences for front line communities.
The report mentions two members of the Rose Foundation community, Martha Matsuoka and Robert García. Martha is a Funding Board member of our new LA Water Justice Grants Program and is the Executive Director of the Urban Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. Robert is the Founding Director of California Watershed grantee The City Project.
Helping Underbanked Consumers Avoid Excessive Debit Card and Overdraft Fees: A Cy Pres Success Story
CEQA in the 21st Century: Environmental Quality, Economic Prosperity, and Sustainable Development in California Rose Foundation Report
New economic study shows CEQA protects the environment without stunting economic growth.
The Kern Kaweah Chapter of the Sierra Club released a study indicating significant underestimation of NOx emissions associated with oil and gas well drilling activities in Kern County, California. You can read the full report here on our website.
On behalf of Rose Foundation, Blue Tomorrow performed environmental sampling and a watershed assessment of five coastal watersheds in northern Ventura County. The Report and Executive Summary is now available!