Search results for ‘Trust for Public Lands ’


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    World Wildlife Fund

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF, also known abroad as World Wide Fund for Nature) is an international non-governmental organization that focuses on conservation and environmentalism efforts. The majority of the WWF’s revenue comes in the form of grants and contributions from foundations, government grants, corporations, and individuals including the
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    Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ)

    The Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ, sometimes styled AfGJ) is an organizing group that serves as a fiscal sponsor to numerous left-wing initiatives, among them Refuse Fascism,
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    The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is the world’s largest nongovernmental conservation organization and ranked 20th on the 2018 Forbes list of the 100 largest U.S.-based charities. 1
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    Earth Island Institute

    The Earth Island Institute is a left-of-center environmentalist organization that supports the preservation of federal forests and animals inhabiting federal forests. 1 The Earth Island Institute is openly opposed to the existence of the federal Bureau of Land Management’s
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    ClimateWorks Foundation

    The ClimateWorks Foundation is a left-of-center “pass-through” funding entity that distributes funds from donors to environmentalist advocacy groups around the world. Many of these nonprofits lobby for emissions taxes, restricting coal use, international climate treaties with strict enforcement mechanisms, and diminishing the use of cars.
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    Turner Foundation

    The Turner Foundation is a grantmaking nonprofit associated with the family of billionaire media executive Ted Turner. The Foundation primarily supports environmental conservation efforts, but also contributes to left-of-center environmental advocacy groups. Among the Foundation’s initial goals was “developing practices and policies to curb population growth rates,” a long-running
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    Trout Unlimited

    Trout Unlimited is an advocacy group for trout fishermen that is heavily funded by left-of-center environmentalist foundations and other groups and strongly advocates for various environmental causes. History Trout Unlimited (TU) was founded by 16 fishermen in July 1959 on the banks of the Au Sable River near Grayling, Michigan.
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    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)

    The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a controversial watchdog of extremist groups. It has been criticized for its financial practices and for characterizing non-violent conventional conservative organizations as equivalent to violent extremists. SPLC was co-founded in 1971 by Morris Dees, a lawyer and direct marketing expert and fellow
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    Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)

    Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is a large left-of-center animal liberation and vegetarianism advocacy nonprofit. Founded in 1954, HSUS lobbies to end cruelty to animals and for an end to human use of animals for food and fiber.
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    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

    The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is a nonprofit environmental group known for its advocacy for public policies concerning global warming and a left-wing political agenda. Since the EDF was founded in 1966, it has grown into a behemoth $150 million per year environmental action organization with twelve offices across the
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    Defenders of Wildlife

    Defenders of Wildlife is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity that was founded in 1947 with the initial purpose of banning trapping of wild wolves. The group aims to protect wildlife and their habitats through program development, policy advocacy and litigation. Defenders has also embraced climate change as a focus area.
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    Gordon E. and Betty I. Moore Foundation

    Intel founder Gordon Moore and his wife Betty established the Gordon E. and Betty I. Moore Foundation (also known as the Moore Foundation) in 2000, and Gordon funded the foundation’s endowment with 175 million shares of Intel stock in 2001.
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    Alaska Conservation Foundation

    Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) is an environmentalist group in Alaska that campaigns against resource exploitation in the state. Longtime environmentalist activists Celia Hunter and Danny Wilcher formed ACF in 1980 after Congress placed 100 million acres of Alaska land into protected status through the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
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    Wyss Foundation

    The Wyss Foundation is a private foundation established in 1998 by Swiss billionaire and former Synthes CEO Hansjorg Wyss, an environmentalist activist and former CEO of the controversial medical device manufacturer Synthes.
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    William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

    The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (also known as the Hewlett Foundation) is a private foundation established in 1966 by Hewlett-Packard co-founder William R. Hewlett, his wife Flora, and his son Walter.
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    Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

    Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) promotes left-of-center conservationist and environmentalist policies. A membership organization of hunters and fishers, it is dedicated to promoting federal control of public lands and opposing expanded oil and gas production in the United States. The organization also has ties to organized labor and the
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    Sea Change Foundation

    The Sea Change Foundation is a major left-of-center foundation whose grantmaking focuses on supporting environmentalist think tanks and advocacy groups, most notably the Energy Foundation, an environmentalist pass-through funder, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an advocacy nonprofit. Sea Change was founded in 2006 by Nathaniel
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    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (also known by its abbreviation, RWJF) was named after its founder, Robert Wood “General” Johnson II, son of the co-founder of Johnson & Johnson.
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    New Venture Fund (NVF)

    The New Venture Fund (NVF) is a 501(c)(3) funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit that makes grants to left-of-center advocacy and organizing projects and provides incubation serves for other left-of-center organizations. The fund focuses primarily on social and environmental change, issuing grants for a variety of projects that include conservation, global
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    NEO Philanthropy

    NEO Philanthropy (formerly Public Interest Projects) is a New York-based nonprofit that serves as a fiscal clearinghouse for left-of-center causes. The group serves as a vehicle for center-left foundations to pool resources, hosts donor-advised funds, and sponsors various liberal projects.