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Grantee Database

This database contains a representative list of grants approved since 2004. Grants appear alphabetically by organization name, with most recent grants first. Unless otherwise specified, grants are for general operating support.
232 results found

Trust for Coastal Stewardship

New Orleans LA

for general operating support to accelerate coastal restoration in Louisiana

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2013
Grant Amount: $75,000

Trustees of the Hamline University of Minnesota

St. Paul MN

for the development of Mississippi River educational materials for Minnesota’s Sesquicentennial

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $75,000

to support water-quality education in the Twin Cities metropolitan area

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2006
Grant Amount: $60,000

for One River Mississippi, a program that raises awareness of water quality issues through community artistic performances

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2005
Grant Amount: $75,000

U.S. Water Alliance

Washington DC

to support activities to explore and promote agricultural pollution-reduction policies and practices in the Mississippi River corridor states

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $100,000

United States Public Interest Research Group Education Fund

Washington DC

to engage and organize non-traditional audiences in the Upper Mississippi River Basin around federal conservation policy

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $25,000

University of Minnesota Foundation

Minneapolis MN

to support the February 2017 Governor's Water Summit at the University of Minnesota, Morris

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $23,000

to develop a project that promotes land management changes on farms in the Minnesota River basin

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $25,000

for supporting expanded vegetative cover on Midwest agricultural land through the Green Lands, Blue Waters initiative

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $180,000

for driving decisionmakers to consider the economic value of clean water

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $100,000

to support the Governor's Water Summit

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $30,000

to commercialize Minnesota crops that build the health of the soil and improve water quality

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $30,000

to test and provide outreach on new software tools that enable better siting of conservation projects in agricultural landscapes

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $25,000

to develop and publicize a guidebook and website for agricultural professionals on proven methods for working with farmers to advance conservation practices

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $25,000

for supporting expanded vegetative cover on Midwest agricultural land through the Green Lands, Blue Waters initiative

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $180,000

for the development of educational materials that inform Minnesota farmers on practices that reduce downstream streambank erosion

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $60,000

to support the Green Lands, Blue Waters program

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $143,000

for a scoping study to design a Minnesota Water Congress

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2011
Grant Amount: $25,000

to develop a comprehensive basin-wide approach for reducing streambank erosion in the Minnesota River Basin

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $75,000

to examine alternative models for the coordinated management of natural resources of the Mississippi River

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $23,000

to reduce polluted runoff from livestock operations in Minnesota

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $99,000

to build capacity of a program to develop and promote perennial crops and continuous living crop systems

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $125,000

to support an assessment of restoration options for the Mississippi River Gorge

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $44,000

for an educational video documentary about the Mississippi River in Minnesota

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $130,000

to support the Green Lands, Blue Waters initiative

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2006
Grant Amount: $70,000

For the project, "Fostering the Farm-School Connection"

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $80,000

To support the Green Lands, Blue Waters initiative

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $90,000

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Madison WI

to explore wetlands restoration in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $120,000

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

River Falls WI

to support strategic planning for the St. Croix River Institute

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $50,000

Upper Mississippi River Basin Association

Saint Paul MN

to explore opportunities to improve interstate coordination on water quality issues

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2005
Grant Amount: $55,000

Vermont Law School

South Royalton VT

to prepare a friend of the court brief that supports protections on the St. Croix River

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $15,000

Washington University

St. Louis MO

to continue protecting and enhancing wetlands and floodplains, and protecting and improving water quality in Missouri and Illinois

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $144,000

for its continued participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and its work to protect and improve water quality in Missouri and southern Illinois.

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $288,000

to provide legal and scientific support to statewide member groups of the Mississippi River Collaborative in their efforts to improve water quality and resilience of the Mississippi River, and support efforts to protect Missouri wetlands and flood plains

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2013
Grant Amount: $278,000

to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2011
Grant Amount: $268,000

to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $302,000

to support the Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic's water quality project

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2005
Grant Amount: $35,000

to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2005
Grant Amount: $340,000

West Central Initiative

Fergus Falls MN
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to explore communities' drinking water, waste water, and stormwater challenges and possible solutions

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $75,000

West Wisconsin Land Trust

Menomonie WI

to reduce agricultural pollution to targeted streams in western Wisconsin by establishing permanent vegetation on stream banks

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $50,000

White Earth Reservation Tribal Council

White Earth MN

to support the development of an interdisciplinary indigenous research and cultural center focusing on water issues threatening the harvest of wild rice

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $20,000

Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development

Little Rock AR
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to expand the Pasture Project’s impact in the Upper Mississippi River Basin by building the regional base for best grazing and conservation practices

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $200,000

for the Pasture Project’s efforts to improve Upper Mississippi River basin water quality by attracting more farmers to grass-based agriculture

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $100,000

To support the Performance-based Environmental Policies for Agriculture initiative

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $40,000

Wisconsin Environment Research & Policy Center

Madison WI

to build support for policies to reduce pollution from industrial agriculture in Wisconsin

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $25,000