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Jan 23, 2014
Organizations in California, Washington DC, and Maine were awarded Leadership Grants to work with Fellows on wetlands regulation, methane emissions, and the health impacts of fracking. Read more: Stop the Leaks Campaign Supporting Wetlands Managers The Health Impacts of FrackingRead more >
Sep 18, 2013
The Global Diversity Foundation was awarded a $15,000 Switzer Network Innovation Grant for work with two Switzer Fellows who will bring North American indigenous leaders together for peer learning, skills building, and participation in the 2013 Bioneers conference. Read moreRead more >
Jun 18, 2013
As Energy Solutions Coordinator, Dipti Vaghela will provide expertise on the potential for micro hydropower as an environmentally sound, climate-resilient alternative to large dam projects in rural communities around the world. Read more: Cumulative Impacts and Sustainable Solutions for Central...Read more >
Jan 7, 2013
The Switzer Foundation's Board of Trustees awarded Leadership Grants to three organizations working with Switzer Fellows on critical environmental issues. Read more on our Current Grants page!...Read more >
Jun 25, 2012
Three organizations were awarded Switzer funding this spring, creating a new position for a Fellow, facilitating the creation of a new program in an organization, and continuing a project started by a Fellow last year with Switzer funding. The Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association, the San...Read more >
Feb 1, 2012
Josh Donlan (1998) and Todd Gartner (2006), working with the World Resources Institute, were awarded a $40,000 Collaborative Initiatives Grant for their work on an innovative approach to species conservation. Read moreRead more >
Feb 1, 2012
The Switzer Foundation funded three Leadership Grant projects this cycle. Read more: Building Capacity at Whale Trust, Year 2 Transportation Planning for Climate Adaptation and Aquatic Connectivity Cumulative Impacts and Sustainable Solutions for Central Valley Water, Year 1Read more >
Aug 16, 2011
Download a copy of our August 15 press release about the 2011 Fellows and Leadership Grants.Read more >
May 31, 2011
Seven new Leadership Grants (for a total of $212,000) were awarded on May 13, 2011 by the Switzer Foundation's board of trustees. Under these grants, Fellows and grantees will address the issues of forest conservation in South America, wildlife habitat conservation and rural sprawl, urban...Read more >
May 31, 2011
Ten graduate students in California and ten in New England were chosen as this year's 2011 Switzer Fellows. Our newest class of Fellows come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. The new Fellows' academic institutions include: University of Connecticut, Yale University, MIT, Vermont...Read more >

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