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Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund

16 Grants

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New Orleans, LA

$240,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support the Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy facilitate better water stewardship and community resilience in the Mississippi River basin
$480,000
2018
Mississippi River
for program support to provide legal services to Louisiana communities facing environmental challenges
$160,000
2017
Mississippi River
to protect and restore the Mississippi River delta in Louisiana through better water law and policies
$141,000
2017
Mississippi River
to provide legal services to the Mississippi River Collaborative and to Louisiana communities facing environmental challenges
$160,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support the development of a Louisiana Water Code that sustains the coast and the Mississippi River
$282,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support Tulane University’s Environmental Law Clinic’s participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and to support the Clinic’s Community Outreach program
$160,000
2013
Mississippi River
to analyze and clarify legal issues surrounding Mississippi River and coastal restoration in Louisiana
$242,000
2013
Mississippi River
to provide legal support to statewide member groups of the Mississippi River Collaborative in their efforts to improve water quality and resilience of Mississippi River, and support Tulane's Environmental Law Clinic's community outreach director position
$140,000
2011
Mississippi River
to clarify legal issues surrounding Mississippi River and coastal restoration in Louisiana
$232,000
2011
Mississippi River
to support participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and to support the University's Environmental Law Clinic's Community Outreach Director position
$75,000
2010
Mississippi River
to advance the adoption of nonstructural approaches to flood and storm protection in coastal Louisiana
$261,000
2008
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River
$75,000
2008
Mississippi River
to the Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy, to foster greater understanding of the imperative of coastal restoration to protect infrastructure
$25,000
2007
Mississippi River
to foster among Gulf Coast recovery funders a greater understanding and appreciation of the imperative of coastal restoration to protect infrastructure
$300,000
2005
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River
$40,000
2004
Mississippi River
For the Environmental Law Clinic's assistance to communities trying to reduce pollution from riverside petrochemical plants in Louisiana

Ag Technology and Environmental Stewardship Foundation

2 Grants

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Ankeny, IA

$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support a drinking water pay-for-success feasibility study in three Iowa communities
$50,000
2005
Mississippi River
for a development plan to improve nutrient management through row crop agriculture

America’s Watershed Initiative

2 Grants

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St. Louis, MO

$75,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
to engage business, government, academic, and civic organizations toward advancing a more collaborative, integrated systems approach to managing the 31-state Mississippi River watershed

American Farmland Trust

7 Grants

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Washington, DC

$300,000
2019
Mississippi River
to advance Conservation Cropping Systems and improve Illinois water quality, and for general operating support
$225,000
2017
Mississippi River
to advance agricultural conservation in order to address nutrient losses and improve water quality both in Illinois and at the federal level
$175,000
2015
Mississippi River
to improve Illinois water quality through conservation cropping systems
$125,000
2012
Mississippi River
to accelerate agricultural conservation practices in Illinois
$120,000
2010
Mississippi River
for water quality monitoring of agricultural conservation practices in a targeted watershed in Illinois
$150,000
2006
Mississippi River
to promote federal agricultural policies that conserve farmland and protect water quality
$150,000
2004
Mississippi River
To promote policies that enhance conservation and protection of farm land in the Upper Mississippi River watershed

American Rivers

9 Grants

$640,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support projects and policies that promote naturally functioning ecosystems in the Upper Mississippi River basin, and for general operating support
$360,000
2017
Mississippi River
to support projects and policies that promote river health and naturally functioning ecosystems in the Upper Mississippi River basin
$320,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support projects and policies that encourage resilient and naturally functioning ecosystems in the Mississippi River Basin
$73,000
2014
Mississippi River
to support improved Mississippi River management by providing leadership to the Nicollet Island Coalition
$120,000
2013
Mississippi River
to support natural floodplain management in the Mississippi River Basin and nationwide
$200,000
2011
Mississippi River
to support the program, Restoring Mississippi River Wetlands to Manage Floods
$219,000
2009
Mississippi River
to promote better management policies for the Mississippi River
$222,000
2007
Mississippi River
to promote better river management policies
$175,000
2005
Mississippi River
to promote better river management policies

American Sustainable Business Institute

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$150,000
2017
Mississippi River
to engage businesses in identifying and advancing market and policy solutions that support clean water in the Mississippi River corridor
$80,000
2015
Mississippi River
to ensure that key decisionmakers understand business support for protecting our nation's water
$30,000
2014
Mississippi River
to mobilize businesses in key Mississippi River corridor states in support of clean water issues and strategies

Arkansas Public Policy Panel

4 Grants

$105,000
2017
Mississippi River
to educate and galvanize the public and build capacity to protect water quality in Arkansas and the Mississippi River
$210,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support continued participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and its efforts in Arkansas to protect water quality
$190,000
2013
Mississippi River
to support the work of the Mississippi River Collaborative, and to work with allies to develop and build public support for a comprehensive state water protection plan
$80,000
2009
Mississippi River
to promote revisions in the state's water policy

Association of State Wetland Managers

6 Grants

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Windham, ME

$160,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Mississippi River
to protect and restore wetlands and floodplains along the Mississippi River and elsewhere through changes in state and federal programs
$80,000
2015
Mississippi River
to strengthen protection and restoration of wetlands and floodplains in the Mississippi River corridor states by advancing improvements in state and federal programs
$80,000
2013
Mississippi River
to protect and restore wetlands and floodplains along the Mississippi River through changes in state and federal programs
$100,000
2011
Mississippi River
to support the development of state and federal policies that protect and restore wetlands and floodplains
$40,000
2010
Mississippi River
to provide science-based information to government agencies involved in wetland protection

Atchafalaya Basinkeeper

2 Grants

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Plaquemine, LA

$300,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$90,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support Atchafalaya Basinkeeper's monitoring and enforcement activities that protect the basin

Bancroft Arnesen Explore

1 Grant

Scandia, MN

$25,000
2017
Mississippi River
to support a Mississippi River expedition that brings awareness to and engages people with the critical issues facing the river

Bluestem Communications

7 Grants

$20,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$360,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support the Mississippi River Network’s education and outreach efforts that contribute to reduced pollution and flooding impacts in the Mississippi River basin
$320,000
2014
Mississippi River
to strengthen the Mississippi River Network's impact on policies and actions that improve the health of the Mississippi River
$320,000
2012
Mississippi River
to support a collaborative outreach effort to restore the water quality and resilience of the Mississippi River
$350,000
2010
Mississippi River
to support a collaborative effort to protect and restore the Mississippi River
$25,000
2008
Mississippi River
to refine communications strategies about the Mississippi River
$430,000
2008
Mississippi River
for a communications campaign promoting Mississippi River restoration in the ten states along the river

Cannon River Watershed Partnership

10 Grants

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Northfield, MN

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$100,000
2017
Mississippi River
to support agricultural conservation in the Cannon River Watershed
$100,000
2015
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural pollution within the Cannon River watershed, a tributary of the Mississippi River
$100,000
2013
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$80,000
2011
Mississippi River
for general operating support with a focus on reducing nutrient pollution from farms
$70,000
2009
Mississippi River
for an organization working to restore water quality in the Cannon River watershed
$100,000
2007
Mississippi River
for an organization working to restore the Cannon River watershed
$30,000
2006
Mississippi River
for an organization working to restore the Cannon River watershed
$25,000
2005
Mississippi River
for an organization working to restore the Cannon River watershed
$50,000
2004
Mississippi River
For an organization working to restore the Cannon River

Center for International Policy

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$1,000,000
2018
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural pollution by building a campaign to transform the private sector’s supply chain practices for sourcing Midwest row crops, and for general operating support

Center for Neighborhood Technology

2 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$10,000
2009
Mississippi River
to improve sustainable water quality policies and practices
$50,000
2008
Mississippi River
to improve sustainable water quality policies and practices

Center for Planning Excellence

3 Grants

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Baton Rouge, LA

$300,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$200,000
2017
Mississippi River
to continue providing expertise, support, and developing strategies towards a resilient Louisiana
$75,000
2016
Mississippi River
to align and enhance disaster response efforts with the Louisiana Coastal Master Plan's nonstructural measures

Center for Rural Affairs

19 Grants

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Lyons, NE

$610,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and efforts to improve Midwest water quality and climate change mitigation through federal agriculture and conservation policies, and to support a Farm Bill education event in Minneapolis
$340,000
2019
Mississippi River
to advance a set of state and federal policy outcomes that improve water quality and reduce agricultural pollution in Iowa and surrounding states, and for general operating support
$722,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support the Mississippi River Network
$400,000
2017
Mississippi River
to support the Center for Rural Affairs' policy outreach and education efforts through the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
$160,000
2017
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural pollution in the Mississippi River through federal farm policy development and targeted grassroots advocacy
$430,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition’s efforts to reduce farm pollution in the Upper Mississippi River basin through farm policy reform and strengthening the voice of sustainable agriculture organizations
$140,000
2015
Mississippi River
to strengthen farm policies that reduce agriculture pollution in the Mississippi River
$20,000
2014
Mississippi River
for National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition's work to make USDA's Conservation Stewardship Program a more effective program for generating environmental benefits from active farmland
$475,000
2013
Mississippi River
for National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition’s work to reduce agricultural pollution and increase conservation practices among farmers in the Mississippi River Basin
$120,000
2013
Mississippi River
to support work to reduce agriculture pollution in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois
$20,000
2011
Mississippi River
to support travel, lodging, and notetaking for the MRBI meeting
$110,000
2011
Mississippi River
to support work to reduce agriculture pollution in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois
$345,000
2010
Mississippi River
for the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition's agriculture and conservation policy development work
$12,500
2009
Mississippi River
to identify policy options for increasing soil carbon on farmland and improving water quality
$70,000
2009
Mississippi River
to improve federal policies that advance sustainable farming
$150,000
2008
Mississippi River
for the Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
$90,000
2007
Mississippi River
to improve federal policies that advance sustainable farming
$90,000
2006
Mississippi River
for the Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
$80,000
2005
Mississippi River
for efforts to encourage sustainable farming in the Mississippi River Basin

Ceres

4 Grants

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Boston, MA

$400,000
2019
Mississippi River
to leverage Ceres’ influence with institutional investors and food/agriculture companies to accelerate a transition toward improved corporate water stewardship, and for general operating support
$150,000
2017
Mississippi River
to leverage companies and investors to advance sustainable agriculture practices in the Mississippi River basin
$150,000
2015
Mississippi River
to leverage capital markets to reduce agricultural water pollution and consumption in the Mississippi River basin
$40,000
2012
Mississippi River
for a scoping project on water quality impacts and U.S. corn and soybean supply chains

City of Minneapolis

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$60,000
2005
Mississippi River
to strengthen Minneapolis riverfront revitalization efforts

Clean Up The River Environment

7 Grants

$410,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support CURE’s Water Program and Minnesota Water Ethic Charter Development, and for general operating support
$140,000
2014
Mississippi River
to build a network of Minnesota River basin citizens committed to a healthy Minnesota River
$80,000
2013
Mississippi River
for developing an effective network that supports the integrity of the Minnesota River watershed
$135,000
2011
Mississippi River
to restore the Minnesota River watershed
$90,000
2009
Mississippi River
to restore the Upper Minnesota River watershed
$150,000
2007
Mississippi River
to restore the Upper Minnesota River watershed
$90,000
2005
Mississippi River
to restore the Upper Minnesota River watershed

Clean Wisconsin

7 Grants

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Madison, WI

$300,000
2018
Mississippi River
to address Wisconsin’s agricultural water pollution and protect water resources by defending existing rules and advancing new initiatives, and for general operating support
$120,000
2016
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural pollution by working with agencies, point-source pollution sources, and agricultural partners to implement Wisconsin’s innovative phosphorus rule
$100,000
2014
Mississippi River
to advance Wisconsin’s innovative strategy to reduce agricultural pollution of the state’s rivers and lakes
$100,000
2012
Mississippi River
to implement two phosphorus pollution-reduction pilot projects in two regions of the state
$120,000
2010
Mississippi River
to improve policies to reduce polluted runoff into the Mississippi River
$50,000
2008
Mississippi River
to improve policies to reduce polluted runoff into the Mississippi River
$50,000
2007
Mississippi River
to improve policies to reduce polluted runoff into the Mississippi River

Conservation Minnesota

8 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2015
Mississippi River
to build capacity in greater Minnesota
$45,000
2014
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$50,000
2013
Mississippi River
to build capacity for Conservation Minnesota and its partners to activate citizens in support of policies to reduce agricultural pollution to Minnesota waters
$75,000
2011
Mississippi River
to build capacity for Conservation Minnesota and other Minnesota-based environmental nonprofits to engage their constituents
$100,000
2009
Mississippi River
to strengthen the outreach capacity of advocacy organizations
$60,000
2007
Mississippi River
to expand advocacy on water quality issues
$75,000
2005
Mississippi River
to expand advocacy on water quality issues
$15,000
2004
Mississippi River
For an organization that works to connect and support Minnesota's environmental community

Cornell University

1 Grant

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Ithaca, NY

$55,000
2013
Mississippi River
to conduct a corn nitrogen use reduction project using the Adapt-N tool

Current Innovation NFP

1 Grant

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Chicago, IL

$150,000
2018
Mississippi River
to develop the Illinois Nutrient Trading Initiative

Dovetail Partners

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2016
Mississippi River
to create a document that builds awareness about the relationship between agriculture and drinking water in the Minnesota River basin

Earth Economics

4 Grants

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Tacoma, WA

$75,000
2017
Mississippi River
to inform Upper Mississippi River navigation management options using a benefit-cost analysis
$100,000
2013
Mississippi River
to utilize ecosystem service analysis to enhance water quality and flood management in the Upper Mississippi River corridor
$80,000
2011
Mississippi River
for an analysis of the economic value of ecosystem services in the Iowa-Cedar Rivers Basin
$75,000
2006
Mississippi River
to determine and communicate the economic value of ecosystem services provided by restoring coastal Louisiana

Environment News Trust

1 Grant

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Antonito, CO

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support production of seven television news stories on important issues that impact the Mississippi River

Environmental Defense Fund, Incorporated

8 Grants

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New York, NY

$500,000
2018
Mississippi River
to improve water quality in the Mississippi River Basin by increasing corporate demand and growers’ ability to supply more sustainable commodities, and for general operating support
$250,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support both corporate supply chain work to improve Upper Mississippi River water quality and ecosystem restoration in the Mississippi River Delta
$200,000
2013
Mississippi River
to continue efforts to reduce nitrogen pollution from farms in the upper Mississippi River states and restore Louisiana’s coastal wetlands
$240,000
2011
Mississippi River
to reduce nitrogen pollution from farms in the upper Mississippi River basin and to restore Louisiana's coastal wetlands
$60,000
2010
Mississippi River
to reduce nitrogen pollution from farms in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
$120,000
2009
Mississippi River
to restore coastal Louisiana's coastal wetlands
$250,000
2007
Mississippi River
to promote agriculture policies that will improve water quality and ecologically sound plans for coastal Louisiana restoration
$375,000
2004
Mississippi River
To promote water resource and agriculture policies that will restore the Mississippi River

Environmental Grantmakers Association

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$42,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support two fellows, one in 2019 and one in 2020, as part of Environmental Grantmakers Association's Environmental Fellows Program
$20,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support one fellow as part of the 2018 Environmental Grantmakers' Association Environmental Fellows Program focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion opportunities in the upper Mississippi River basin

Environmental Initiative

7 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$545,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support Environmental Initiative’s work between bringing unlikely partners together to ensure clean water for all Minnesota communities, and for general operating support
$200,000
2017
Mississippi River
to build and expand Field Stewards, a public-private partnership that links farmers, food companies, and consumers together in support of clean water
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to build the Field Stewards market system that provides farmers with an economic incentive to protect soil and water
$100,000
2015
Mississippi River
to further develop the Field Stewards program and expand farmer and company participation in this newly formed environmental credit trading marketplace
$100,000
2013
Mississippi River
to develop a pilot market-based program in Minnesota to reduce polluted runoff from agriculture
$25,000
2012
Mississippi River
to support a feasibility study to develop a certification program for sustainably-grown crops
$25,000
2010
Mississippi River
to convene a series of roundtable dialogues for Minnesota leaders in agriculture, the environment, and state agencies to discuss agriculture and water quality

Environmental Law and Policy Center of the Midwest

6 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$185,000
2017
Mississippi River
to continue ELPC’s legal and policy advocacy to reduce harmful agricultural pollution impacts to the Mississippi River basin, and restore and protect wetlands and floodplains
$370,000
2015
Mississippi River
to continue to provide legal and policy advice to the Mississippi River Collaborative to protect wetlands, and to support its unique work to protect water quality and wetlands in the Upper River
$450,000
2013
Mississippi River
to provide legal advice and support to the statewide member groups of the Mississippi River Collaborative in their efforts to improve the water quality and resilience of the Mississippi River
$440,000
2011
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality and the resilience of the Mississippi River
$562,000
2008
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River
$660,000
2005
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River

Environmental Law Institute

6 Grants

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Washington, DC

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
to advance the implementation of existing innovative federal financing mechanisms to support agricultural nutrient reduction projects
$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural runoff by encouraging states and municipalities to utilize innovative financing mechanisms
$100,000
2013
Mississippi River
to promote interagency collaboration to protect wetlands and floodplains and strengthen resilience to floods within the Upper Mississippi River Basin
$50,000
2012
Mississippi River
to promote inter-agency collaboration to protect wetlands and floodplains and strengthen resilience to flooding within the Upper Mississippi River Basin
$70,000
2011
Mississippi River
to encourage inter-agency collaboration to protect and restore wetlands and floodplains in Wisconsin's Rock River basin and Iowa's Cedar River basin
$70,000
2010
Mississippi River
to strengthen protection of wetland and floodplain habitats in Wisconsin's Rock River Basin

Environmental Working Group

9 Grants

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Washington, DC

$700,000
2018
Mississippi River
to reduce farm pollution in the Upper Mississippi River basin, and for general operating support
$350,000
2016
Mississippi River
to implement mandatory standards to cut polluted runoff from farm operations, and in doing so protect public health and the Mississippi River
$300,000
2014
Mississippi River
to support the organization’s communications and advocacy efforts to improve government agricultural conservation policies
$275,000
2012
Mississippi River
to improve government agricultural policies and strengthen enforcement of current regulations to protect water quality
$350,000
2010
Mississippi River
to reduce water pollution from agricultural operations
$333,000
2008
Mississippi River
to promote the use of government programs that reduce pollution in the Mississippi River
$200,000
2008
Mississippi River
to reduce water pollution to the Mississippi River from agricultural operations
$150,000
2006
Mississippi River
to explore the relationship between agricultural subsidies and the health of the Mississippi River watershed
$75,000
2005
Mississippi River
for research and outreach about agricultural subsidies and their impact on the health of the Mississippi River watershed

Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support the development and deployment of a water quality metric for measuring and reporting on the sustainability of commodity crop production

Food & Water Watch

4 Grants

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Washington, DC

$75,000
2017
Mississippi River
to reduce livestock pollution in the Upper Midwest and defend important water protection rules and policies at the state and federal level
$200,000
2015
Mississippi River
to reduce livestock pollution in the Upper Mississippi River basin by enforcing the Clean Water Act
$75,000
2014
Mississippi River
to support efforts to reduce pollution from factory farms in the Upper Mississippi River basin
$75,000
2012
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural pollution in the Upper Mississippi River corridor

Food and Environment Reporting Network

4 Grants

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New York, NY

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support a multiplatform investigation into the conflicts between large-scale animal production facilities and rural communities, examining the opposition to these facilities through a strong environmental justice lens, and for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support the production of explanatory news articles focused on the Mississippi River region and water quality
$100,000
2014
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$100,000
2012
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Foundation for Louisiana

1 Grant

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New Orleans, LA

$1,000,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support the full participation of Louisiana coastal community-based organizations in processes to address coastal challenges, and for general operating support

Freshwater Society

5 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$445,000
2018
Mississippi River
to build strong statewide collaborations to improve Mississippi River water quality and hydrology in Minnesota, and host a 10th anniversary celebration of Minnesota's Legacy Amendment, and for general operating support
$45,000
2017
Mississippi River
to develop a set of policy recommendations for Minnesota's Clean Water Fund
$60,000
2014
Mississippi River
to engage Minnesota agricultural leaders, policymakers, and the public to support greater adoption of farming practices and policies that reduce pollution
$5,000
2012
Mississippi River
to support a conference about effectively targeting conservation practices and resources to areas disproportionately affected by agricultural pollution
$75,000
2010
Mississippi River
to establish new communications tools that can be used to generate increased public understanding of, and support for, taking action on agricultural pollution

Friends of the Minnesota Valley

8 Grants

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Bloomington, MN

$25,000
2017
Mississippi River
to lead, facilitate, and develop action steps for the recently formed Minnesota River Congress
$25,000
2016
Mississippi River
to continue the development of the Minnesota River Congress, an entity that will support a cleaner Minnesota River
$45,000
2014
Mississippi River
to engage partners and stakeholders to develop a new action plan for activities to improve the water quality of the Minnesota River
$90,000
2012
Mississippi River
for project support to reduce agricultural pollution in the lower Minnesota River
$170,000
2010
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$210,000
2008
Mississippi River
to increase river stewardship among residents of the lower Minnesota River watershed
$200,000
2006
Mississippi River
to increase river stewardship among residents of the lower Minnesota River watershed
$200,000
2004
Mississippi River
To increase river stewardship among residents of the lower Minnesota River watershed

Friends of the Mississippi River

8 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$500,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$605,000
2017
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$365,000
2015
Mississippi River
for general operating support focused on agricultural pollution, and program support promoting sustainable, equitable regional development throughout the metro’s river corridor
$210,000
2011
Mississippi River
to protect and enhance the Mississippi River in Minnesota
$20,000
2010
Mississippi River
to better engage current members and attract new ones
$180,000
2009
Mississippi River
for an organization that promotes river conservation in the Twin Cities
$450,000
2006
Mississippi River
for an organization that promotes river conservation in the Twin Cities
$300,000
2004
Mississippi River
For an organization that promotes river conservation in the Twin Cities

Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development

1 Grant

$80,000
2016
Mississippi River
to achieve a new market-based approach for perennial crops in targeted watersheds

Great River Greening

8 Grants

$300,000
2019
Mississippi River
to improve water quality in the Mississippi River watershed by expanding the geographic footprint and scope of Great River Greening’s community-led restoration efforts, and for general operating support
$140,000
2017
Mississippi River
to implement a community-led approach to reducing agricultural pollution in targeted watersheds
$140,000
2015
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$140,000
2013
Mississippi River
to expand on-the-ground conservation measures to reduce agricultural pollution in targeted watersheds
$140,000
2011
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$140,000
2009
Mississippi River
for an organization that restores natural areas to improve water quality in Twin Cities metropolitan watersheds
$160,000
2007
Mississippi River
for an organization that restores natural areas to improve water quality in Twin Cities metropolitan watersheds
$150,000
2005
Mississippi River
for an organization that works to restore natural areas and open spaces in the Mississippi, Minnesota, and St. Croix river valleys and their watersheds

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

6 Grants

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Kansas City, MO

$100,000
2017
Mississippi River
to continue support for the Food and Farm Communications Fund
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to continue support for the Food and Farm Communications Fund
$100,000
2015
Mississippi River
to continue support for the Food and Farm Communication Fund
$75,000
2014
Mississippi River
to continue support for the Food and Farm Communications Fund
$75,000
2013
Mississippi River
to continue support for the Food and Farm Communications Fund
$75,000
2012
Mississippi River
to support the Food and Farm Communications Fund

Green America

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$75,000
2019
Mississippi River
to convene a Midwest Regenerative Agriculture Community of Practice that expands support and guides a cross-market-sector collaboration
$75,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support the Midwest Grains Initiative and encourage the production of soil- and water-protecting small grains
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to launch a Midwest cross-industry innovation network that designs agricultural supply chain solutions and reduces agricultural runoff

Healthy Gulf

7 Grants

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New Orleans, LA

$635,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support, and to conduct an externally led self-assessment to understand staff perceptions and attitudes, as well as structural and other organizational barriers to change
$145,000
2017
Mississippi River
to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus pollution, protect wetlands, and press for consistency between Louisiana’s coastal restoration and proposed development
$290,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support the Gulf Restoration Network’s work with the Mississippi River Collaborative and its efforts to monitor and track Louisiana coastal restoration projects
$290,000
2013
Mississippi River
to support participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and to strengthen efforts to monitor Louisiana coastal restoration
$280,000
2011
Mississippi River
to support participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and efforts to monitor Louisiana coastal restoration
$302,000
2008
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River
$507,000
2005
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River

Hmong American Farmers Association

1 Grant

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West Saint Paul, MN

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
to build farmers’ capacity and leadership around the adoption and implementation of water-protecting, sustainable farming practices

Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund

7 Grants

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Springfield, IL

$200,000
2018
Mississippi River
to build state leadership for reducing nutrient pollution in the Mississippi River, and general operating
$70,000
2016
Mississippi River
to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus pollution in Illinois by facilitating stakeholder collaboration and policy development
$70,000
2013
Mississippi River
to strengthen collaboration among groups working in Illinois to reduce pollution from agriculture and improve water quality in the Mississippi River
$100,000
2008
Mississippi River
for an organization that works to improve water quality in Illinois rivers and streams
$100,000
2006
Mississippi River
for an organization that works to improve water quality in Illinois rivers and streams
$40,000
2005
Mississippi River
for an organization that works to improve water quality in Illinois rivers and streams
$35,000
2004
Mississippi River
To improve water quality in Illinois rivers and streams

Illinois Stewardship Alliance

8 Grants

$248,000
2018
Mississippi River
to promote continuous living cover in agriculture systems for improved water quality in Illinois, and for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support greater farmland conservation in Illinois
$100,000
2014
Mississippi River
to promote water quality protecting agricultural conservation practices in Illinois
$100,000
2012
Mississippi River
to promote sustainable agriculture and local food production
$150,000
2010
Mississippi River
to promote sustainable agriculture and local food production
$50,000
2009
Mississippi River
to promote sustainable agriculture and local food production
$75,000
2007
Mississippi River
to support sustainable agriculture and local food production
$145,000
2005
Mississippi River
to improve water quality by preventing more pollution from industrial agriculture operations and fostering river restoration

Indigenous Peoples Task Force

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$25,000
2017
Mississippi River
to support the creation of a floating lodge, an Ojibwe-style pontoon, that will be used as an artistic, cultural, and educational tool on the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers

Initiative Foundation

1 Grant

$160,000
2011
Mississippi River
to expand the Healthy Lakes and Rivers Partnership program to southern and southwestern Minnesota

Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy

6 Grants

$40,000
2019
Mississippi River
to conduct research and outreach on the policies and economic drivers that impact Midwest soil and water, as well as global economies and ecology
$120,000
2012
Mississippi River
to support efforts to protect and improve the water quality and ecosystem of the Mississippi River Basin
$60,000
2011
Mississippi River
to support our efforts to protect and improve the water quality and ecosystem of the Mississippi River Basin
$50,000
2009
Mississippi River
to promote policies to restore the Mississippi River
$200,000
2007
Mississippi River
for an organization working to improve the water quality of the Mississippi River
$100,000
2005
Mississippi River
for a variety of projects to improve the water quality of the Mississippi River
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