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Select a category or browse through the following alphabetic list of grants:
Categories   Allocation
$ 1,105,000
3,270,000
2,246,823
735,000
 
TOTAL ALLOCATION   $ 7,356,823


Grantee and Purpose Year Approved Total Grant 2006 Allocation
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Armand Bayou Nature Center, Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward enhancing restoration and preservation of a 2,500-acre preserve through a baseline inventory and research on the area's ecosystem
2005 $ 200,000   $ 100,000  
Audubon Texas
Dallas, TX
Toward restoring statewide quail populations and co-occurring plant and animal species through partnerships with landowners, land managers and state and federal agencies
2004 $ 225,000   $ 75,000  
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Toward improving public health through research, education and outreach about air pollution in Harris County
2005 $ 225,000   $ 125,000  
Be An Angel Fund, Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward a barrier-free playground in northeast Houston where impaired children and others can improve their physical development, interact with other children and have fun
2006 $ 40,000   $ 40,000  
Buffalo Bayou Partnership
Houston, TX
Toward restoring and converting the 1930s Sunset Coffee Building into usable space and improving Allen's Landing Park along Buffalo Bayou
2006 $ 600,000   $ 600,000  
Citizens' Environmental Coalition Educational Fund
Houston, TX
Toward the annual "Environmental Resource Guide," the monthly "Environmental Exchange" newsletter, the weekly electronic "Environmental News Update" and ongoing Web site updates
2005 $ 100,000   $ 50,000  
City of Houston
Houston, TX
Toward identifying and preventing pollution by measuring and monitoring air quality at several sites through the Houston Mobile Laboratory Project
2006 $ 610,000   $ 510,000  
Environmental Defense Incorporated
Austin, TX
Toward reducing air pollution and educating the public through "Clean Air for Life--A Plan for Houston"
2005 $ 600,000   $ 300,000  
Environmental Fund for Texas dba Earth Share of Texas
Austin, TX
Toward establishing employee payroll contribution programs in the greater Houston area and adding environmental organizations to those that exist
2006 $ 150,000   $ 0  
Environmental Support Center Inc.
Washington, DC
Toward improving the effectiveness of environmental organizations in Texas by offering training in management, fundraising, infrastructure development and leadership
2004 $ 225,000   $ 75,000  
Environmental Support Center Inc.
Washington, DC
Toward strengthening Houston area environmental organizations through programs that help board and staff improve infrastructure, leadership, fundraising and strategic planning
2006 $ 230,000   $ 0  
Galveston Houston Association for Smog Prevention
Houston, TX
Toward improving media outreach, air quality policies and community education and partnerships to help citizens and public officials understand and respond to the effects of air pollution on health and the economy
2004 $ 450,000   $ 150,000  
Greater Houston Community Foundation
Houston, TX
Toward honoring Rosie Zamora's twelve years of service on Houston Endowment's board of directors by establishing the Rosie Zamora Fund for Trails to provide funds for planning a regional trail system in the greater Houston area that will connect existing trails, offer outdoor recreation opportunities and promote the region's diverse ecological systems and resources
2006 $ 1,000,000   $ 1,000,000  
Gulf Coast Bird Observatory Inc.
Lake Jackson, TX
Toward conserving neo-tropical migratory birds by linking and preserving their stopover habitats in and around the Gulf of Mexico
2006 $ 75,000   $ 75,000  
HawkWatch International Inc.
Salt Lake City, UT
Toward monitoring and protecting hawks, eagles and other birds of prey through research, education and conservation at two south Texas sites
2004 $ 30,000   $ 10,000  
Hermann Park Conservancy
Houston, TX
Toward reforestation, improving amenities and expanding volunteer and financial support
2005 $ 500,000   $ 150,000  
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Houston, TX
Toward renovating, maintaining and expanding the building that contains the visitor's center, administrative offices and education facility
2006 $ 350,000   $ 350,000  
Houston Audubon Society
Houston, TX
Toward acquiring and maintaining critical bird and wildlife habitat and presenting educational programs about Houston's natural environment
2005 $ 100,000   $ 50,000  
Houston Audubon Society
Houston, TX
Toward promoting the conservation and appreciation of birds and wildlife habitat in the greater Houston area through land acquisition, sanctuary improvements and educational outreach programs
2006 $ 75,000   $ 0  
Houston Clean City Commission, Inc. dba Keep Houston Beautiful
Houston, TX
Toward preventing blight and crime by training community leaders to clean and renew vulnerable neighborhoods
2006 $ 100,000   $ 50,000  
Houston Downtown Park Corporation
Houston, TX
Toward acquiring land and designing, developing and operating an active urban park in downtown Houston
2005 $ 3,000,000   $ 1,000,000  
Houston Parks Board
Houston, TX
Toward acquiring parkland in Houston's East End and in the Heights, and toward improving five community parks
2005 $ 1,500,000   $ 750,000  
Houston Parks Board
Houston, TX
Toward acquiring land and developing new parks along bayou corridors and in underserved neighborhoods
2006 $ 4,500,000   $ 0  
Katy Prairie Conservancy
Houston, TX
Toward protecting habitat and preventing downstream flooding in Houston by acquiring 20,000 acres in the Katy Prairie, and toward increasing outreach programs and public access to the area
2004 $ 1,000,000   $ 121,823  
Legacy Land Trust, Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward preserving land for low-impact, permanent access
2005 $ 250,000   $ 100,000  
Memorial Park Conservancy Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward implementing improvements recommended in a comprehensive master plan
2006 $ 75,000   $ 75,000  
The National Council for Science and the Environment
Washington, DC
Toward a summit in Houston to create a collaboration among Texas college and university leaders on local environmental issues
2005 $ 15,000   $ 15,000  
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Atlanta, GA
Toward sustaining and expanding fish, wildlife and plant resources and habitats in Texas through scientifically based conservation efforts
2004 $ 225,000   $ 75,000  
National Wildlife Federation
Austin, TX
Toward Phase 2 of the Texas Living Waters Project, a collaborative, multiyear program to promote economically and environmentally sound water resource management
2003 $ 1,000,000   $ 250,000  
The Nature Discovery Center Inc.
Bellaire, TX
Toward expanding hands-on environmental education programs for children, adults and teachers in the greater Houston area
2005 $ 90,000   $ 30,000  
The Park People, Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward protecting, improving and increasing public parks and green spaces in the greater Houston area
2006 $ 60,000   $ 30,000  
Philanthropy Roundtable
Washington, DC
Toward a conference in Houston for environmental grantmakers to explore innovative conservation practices
2006 $ 10,000   $ 10,000  
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc.
Austin, TX
Toward a college internship program to train students about research, public speaking and advocacy related to environmental issues in the greater Houston area
2006 $ 40,000   $ 20,000  
Restore America's Estuaries
Arlington, VA
Toward scholarships for Houston area students, volunteers and professionals to attend the National Conference and Expo on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration in New Orleans
2006 $ 5,000   $ 5,000  
SPARK
Houston, TX
Toward constructing community parks on Houston's public school campuses
2005 $ 150,000   $ 50,000  
Student Conservation Association, Inc.
Arlington, VA
Toward recruiting, training and placing Texas students to work with government agencies and nonprofit organizations as interns on conservation projects
2005 $ 225,000   $ 75,000  
The Texas Coalition for Conservation
Austin, TX
Toward promoting the acquisition and preservation of state park lands and conserving land, wildlife, water and open spaces
2006 $ 75,000   $ 75,000  
Texas Cooperative Extension
College Station, TX
Toward conserving water and creating wildlife habitat in Houston by promoting sustainable residential, commercial and community landscapes through training programs and a Web site
2006 $ 180,000   $ 60,000  
Texas Dragon Boat Association
Houston, TX
Toward building a boathouse to support the Chinese sport of dragon boating and promote recreation on Buffalo Bayou
2006 $ 75,000   $ 75,000  
Texas Land Trust Council
Austin, TX
Toward preserving natural lands and agricultural and scenic resources by providing training and technical assistance to land trusts in the greater Houston area
2006 $ 250,000   $ 100,000  
Texas Public Interest Research Group Education Fund Inc.
Austin, TX
Toward recruiting and educating Texas college students to lead environmental organizations
2006 $ 50,000   $ 50,000  
Trees for Houston
Houston, TX
Toward bringing beauty and shade to a distressed area by planting and maintaining trees along Old Spanish Trail and Griggs Road
2005 $ 200,000   $ 100,000  
The Trust for Public Land
Austin, TX
Toward enlarging and enhancing public park systems and open spaces in the Houston-Galveston region
2005 $ 150,000   $ 50,000  
The Trust for Public Land
Houston, TX
Toward protecting and preserving one of the largest remaining natural areas on Galveston's west end and creating a wildlife area with public access
2006 $ 160,000   $ 160,000  
Turtle Island Restoration Network
Houston, TX
Toward educational and conservation programs to protect the endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtle and other turtles in the Gulf of Mexico
2006 $ 80,000   $ 40,000  
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
Toward preventing the extinction of native plants through a project at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center to identify, collect and store seeds from key plant species in the greater Houston area
2006 $ 200,000   $ 80,000  
Useful Wild Plants of Texas, Inc.
Austin, TX
Toward documenting plant resources in 11 North American biological zones through the production and distribution of the 12-volume encyclopedia titled "Useful Wild Plants of Texas, the Southeastern and Southwestern United States, the Southern Plains, and Northern Mexico"
2004 $ 750,000   $ 250,000  
 
 
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