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The Lazar Foundation Grants

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Pacific Northwest
States for Environmental Protection Projects

GrantWatch ID#: 174260
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The Lazar Foundation


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Grants to California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations for strategic programs that preserve the environment of the Pacific Northwest region. Applicants must submit an LOI well in advance of the deadline to qualify. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

The Lazar Foundation’s specific environmental interests are:
- Conservation of large, biologically significant terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.
- Preservation of biological diversity.
- Projects that broaden the environmental movement.
- Projects that strengthen or increase the capacity of the environmental movement’s ability to develop, shape, and communicate its message.

The Foundation has additional program interests for which proposals are accepted by invitation only.

Applicants must provide evidence of tax-exempt status. Fiscal sponsorship is allowed.

The Foundation does not accept proposals for the following issue areas:
- Toxics
- Land acquisition or land trusts
- Environmental education
- Individuals
- Computer-related expenses
- Civic projects.
- Endowments or capital campaigns.

In addition, the Foundation will usually not fund the following:
- Film or video
- Urban issues or suburban projects
- Conservation-based scientific research, unless it directly supports a project that the Foundation is currently funding, and then only rarely.

LOIs must be submitted in advance of the deadline date. If accepted, a full proposal will be requested in writing by the Executive Director.

The Foundation will award grants two times per year. Full proposals must be in the office no later than April 15th and October 15th. Early submissions are encouraged.

Submit proposal as one PDF no more than 5MB large (multiple attachments will not be processed).

LOI and Application Instructions:

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

Sybil Ackerman-Munson, Advisor
(503) 225-0265

The Lazar Foundation
715 SW Morrison Street, Suite 901
Portland, OR 97205-3105

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