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Water, the resource upon which all life depends, covers almost three-quarters of the planet . Throughout the history of the natural world, water sources have been the centers of life, providing habitat and sustenance for animals and plants alike. The groups that follow are doing important work to protect our waters – rivers, oceans, wetlands, aquifers and vernal pools – from the destructive effects of damming, diversion, development and pollution.

Total given in this category in fiscal year 2013: $1,257,738

Surfers Against Sewage
Wheal Kitty Workshops
Street Agnes, Cornwall TR5 0RD United Kingdom
T: 0 1872553001

Grant Amount:$5,000.00

Surfers Against Sewage works to protect the United Kingdom's oceans, waves and beaches for all to access, use and enjoy safely and sustainably via action campaigns, volunteer and conservation programs, education and scientific research.

Alabama Rivers Alliance
2027 Second Avenue North, Suite A
Birmingham, Alabama 35203 United States
T: 2053226395

Grant Amount:$11,000.00

The Alabama Rivers Alliance works to protect and restore Alabama�s rivers by advocating for smart water policy, organizing at the grassroots level, and empowering citizens to ensure a healthy Alabama.

Cahaba River Society
2717 7th Avenue South, Suite 205
Birmingham, Alabama 35233-3421 United States
T: 2053225326

Grant Amount:$5,500.00

The Cahaba River Society helps restore and protect central Alabama�s Cahaba River watershed and its rich diversity of life including the people who rely on it for drinking water and recreation, through educational programs and teacher trainings, restoration projects, research, publications and media outreach.

Coosa Riverkeeper
P.O. Box 373
Riverside, Alabama 35135-0000 United States
T: 2052161544

Grant Amount:$9,000.00

Coosa Riverkeeper focuses on Clean Water Act compliance and enforcement in Alabama to fulfill its vision of a swimmable, drinkable, fishable Coosa River.

Search our 2013 environmental grants recipients database to learn about environmental actions in your area, find groups to volunteer with, or causes to donate money to.

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