Support for on-the-ground work in Minnesota and to explore opportunities to use the conservation planning and economic valuation tools developed in the Chippewa Watershed in watersheds in Iowa and Illinois
Support for the Upper Gila River Riparian Restoration Project through restoring native riparian habitat along the Upper Gila River, advancement of a scalable riparian restoration strategy that can be applied throughout the lower Colorado River basin, and building capacity within the GWP
Support for grantee's National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) to support the development of an agricultural policy that improves water quality in the Mississippi River basin and to assist in developing metrics that track federal agricultural policy and funding
To support grantee's initiative to collaborate with partners to advance state programs aimed at reducing nutrient runoff in Illinois and Iowa and to orient grassroots support for Mississippi River conservation programs for the Farm Bill.
Support for a corporate engagement platform that will raise $1M in support of a water market strategy's and leverage corporate voices in favor of solutions for water management in the Colorado River basin
To support grantee's initiative to put in place rights-based management (RBM) strategies for two fisheries – the bigeye tuna fishery under the jurisdiction of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC); and the pomada shrimp fishery in national waters in Ecuador.
To incentivize the creation of new fisheries improvement projects (FIPs) within Chile, Peru and Mexico and also to support basic capacity building within the local NGO communities related to the design and implementation of FIPs
To support grantee's initiative to develop a strategy to address the cash-flow challenges of the 15-year payout period of the Deepwater Horizon settlement, in order to accelerate implementation of priority projects, especially diversions.
To support the Water Funder Initiative (WFI), for grantees project to direct and increase support for projects from a variety of funders and philanthropic organizations, and to improve water management in the Western United States.