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The Mountaineers Foundation: Community Grants

Grants to Study and Preserve Mountains, Forests,
& Streams in the Pacific Northwest

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Foundation / Corporation

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The Mountaineers Foundation

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Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded in the USA Pacific Northwest to non-profit organizations and agencies such as libraries and schools, and occasionally individuals, to promote the study of the mountains, forests, and streams in the region and to contribute to preserving its natural beauty and ecological integrity. Funds are intended for modest, short-term projects.

Grant monies may be used for:
-Research about the natural environment: studies that will yield new data aimed at protecting Northwest wilderness and wildlife
-Biologic, economic, legal, or policy studies
-Direct educational programs and materials related to environmental preservation
-Lectures, conferences, seminars
-Written or audiovisual awareness materials
-Curriculum or other instructional materials
-Publication of conference proceedings, journal articles
-Other fundable projects: seed or pilot studies that can be continued with funding from other sources
-Selected capital improvement projects (e.g., restoration; assistance in purchasing equipment/materials)

Not funded:
-Regular operating expenses (e.g. overhead, ongoing or administrative salaries)
-Projects that include legislative lobbying or support candidates for office
-Commercial ventures or feasibility studies that might lead to commercial products or programs
-Fund drives
-Projects that could harm the environment
-Memberships in organizations
-Projects that have no start/end dates
-Projects that repeat established and/or verified studies

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 131979

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $5,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

501(c)(3) or other non-profit organizations and certain agencies such as libraries and schools; and, occasionally, projects by individuals.

For-profit organizations

Pre-Application Information:

-Funding decisions are approximately 8 to 10 weeks after the application deadline.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

The Mountaineers Foundation
PO Box 25590
Seattle, WA 98165-1090

Message Phone: (206) 701-9450

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Oregon;   Washington