Advocates for the West, Inc.

Advocates for the West, Inc. has been a Brainerd Foundation grantee since 2003.

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Advocates for the West, Inc. Grant history


$15,000 - To respond to policy and regulatory threats impacting the High Divide and national monuments. Place-based conservation


$20,000 - To defend conservation gains, policies, and laws in the Interior West. Place-based conservation


$45,000 - To provide the institutional capacities for fund development, as well as communications and marketing. Conservation capacity


$60,000 - To protect and restore endangered ecosystems in Idaho, including the Clearwater, Upper Salmon, Upper Snake and Owyhee watersheds. Place-based conservation


$20,000 - To use law and advocacy to restore streams and watersheds, protect public lands and wildlife, and ensure sustainable communities in the American West. Place-based conservation


$35,000 - To defend the Idaho portion of the Yellowstone to Yukon bioregion from logging and grazing abuses, with a focus on the Upper Salmon, Clearwater and Selkirk/Priest Lake ecoregions of Northern Idaho; and organizational development. Conservation capacity