More funding information – it looks like the New Year is full of it right now. This is the clothing company Patagonia, who run an environmental grants programme and like a bit of grassroots activism.
You can read more on their site, and here’s the outline:
Patagonia, the clothing and outdoor gear company, has announced that it is seeking applications for funding through its Environmental Grants Programme.
The company are most interested in making grants to organisations that identify and work on the root causes of problems and that approach issues with a commitment to long-term change. The company are seeking to support small, grassroots activist organisations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multi-pronged campaigns to preserve and protect the environment.
Most grants are in the range of $3,000 to $8,000. This is an international grants programme and projects supported in the UK have included Buglife which received a grant of $7,800 towards its work to prevent the extinction of different invertebrate species; and the Marine Conservation Society which received a grant of $10,000 towards its work to ensure the UK’s seas remain fit for life by taking a leading role in helping government, industry and the public to jointly manage and protect the seas.
The next closing date for applications is the 28th February 2011.