2011 Grant Recipients


Our Vision is the creation of an effective Environmental Advocacy Group that harnesses Star-power and Science to effect positive change on the planet, by using Entertainment & the Arts to focus Public Attention on the best scientific answers for a broad array of important environmental challenges. - http://artists4action.org/

Civil Liberties Defense Center

The Civil Liberties Defense Center’s (CLDC) mission focuses on defending and upholding civil liberties through education, outreach, litigation, and legal support and assistance. The CLDC strives to preserve the strength and vitality of the Bill of Rights and the U.S. and state constitutions, as well as to protect freedom of expression. - http://www.cldc.org/

Huerto de la Familia

The mission of Huerto de la Familia is to offer Latino families a place to connect to the earth and their root by growing their own food. The vision of Huerto de la Familia is to cultivate community integration and economic self-sufficienty through opportunities and training in organic gardening, farming and the creation of micro-businesses. - http://huertodelafamilia.org/

Neighborhood Leaders Council Committee on Sustainability

The Eugene Neighborhood Leaders Council Committee on Sustainability helps Eugene residents explore durable and responsible ways of living. Our charge is as follows: 1) to provide a city-wide forum for the exchange of ideas and recommendations for more sustainable practices within neighborhoods; 2) to create recommendations for implementing such practices that can be distributed to all neighborhood associations as well as to the NLC; and 3) to foster connections among the NLC, neighborhood associations and community groups for promoting sustainable practices. - http://eugenesustainability.org/