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Montana

Clark Fork Coalition
LOCATION:
Missoula, MT

YEAR SUPPORTED:

PLANET, OUTDOOR, COMMUNITY
clarkfork.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
The Clark Fork Coalition works to improve the health of the 22,000-square-mile Clark Fork River basin. The Coalition works with citizens, scientists, landowners, business leaders, and public officials to deliver enduring conservation results that integrate environmental advocacy and community-building. Over the past 25-years, the Coalition has been instrumental in shaping decisions to remove dams and contaminated mining waste, to invest $250 million in cleaning up mining pollution, and to block the Rock Creek Mine proposal.
Friends of the Wild Swan
LOCATION:
Swan Lake, MT

YEAR SUPPORTED:

PLANET, HEALTH, OUTDOOR
wildswan.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
Friends of the Wild Swan support preservation and restoration of water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and road-less areas and wilderness in northwestern Montana’s Swan Valley. Recent efforts include saving the Sprunger-Whitney Nature Trail from clear cutting by leasing the land and turning it into an interpretive nature trail for 30 schools, which use it for botany and science studies and volunteer activities.
Greater Gallatin Watershed Council
LOCATION:
Bozeman, MT

YEAR SUPPORTED:

PLANET, HEALTH
greatergallatin.org/
GRANTEE PROFILE:
The Council promotes conservation and enhancement of water resources while supporting the traditions of community, agriculture and recreation in the Bozeman, Montana area, one of the fastest growing regions of the state. Its watershed restoration projects help create a future where, despite increasing demands on water resources, fishing and swimming in local creeks and streams are healthy endeavors, fisheries thrive, and the public water supply is safe and economical. The Council’s programs also create a forum in which all interests can be heard and contribute to solutions.
Red Feather Development Group
LOCATION:
Bozeman, MT

YEAR SUPPORTED:

COMMUNITY
redfeather.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
Red Feather Development Group partners with American Indian communities to address their severe housing crises. They teach home construction, build straw bale homes, facilitate home ownership, foster environmentally relevant practices, and enable cooperation and understanding among cultures.
Women’s Voices for the Earth
LOCATION:
Missoula, MT

YEAR SUPPORTED:

PLANET, HEALTH
womensvoices.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
Women’s Voices for the Earth works to eliminate toxic chemicals that impact women’s health, while creating opportunities for women to become agents for social change. WVE organizes and provides technical assistance to women in Montana fighting polluting facilities such as pulp mills, incinerators, hard rock mines, cement kilns, and large-scale pesticide spraying. In 2004, WVE expanded its work to reach women at the regional and national levels, and co-founded the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.