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Supported Grantees

Store-supported grantees receive funding through our Retail Grants Program. These organizations identify and work on the root causes of problems and approach issues with a commitment to long-term change.

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Chicago, IL

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Alliance for the Great Lakes works to conserve and restore the world’s largest freshwater resource, using policy, education and local efforts.

Friends of the Parks

Chicago, IL

Friends of the Parks

Friends of the Parks aims to preserve, protect, improve and promote the use of Chicago’s parks and open spaces for the benefit of all neighborhoods and citizens.

John G. Shedd Aquarium

Chicago, IL

John G. Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium works to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world. They are inspired by a vision of a world thriving with aquatic life, sustained by people who love, understand and protect it.

Operation Endangered Species

Chicago, IL

Operation Endangered Species

Operation Endangered Species is working to reintroduce alligator snapping turtles, an endangered keystone species, back into the wild.

Environmental Law & Policy Center

Chicago, IL

Environmental Law & Policy Center

ELPC develops and leads strategic environmental advocacy campaigns to protect natural resources and the environment with a focus on the Midwest.

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)

Chicago, IL

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)

LVEJO works for environmental justice in Little Village, seeking self-determination for immigrant, low-income and working-class families.

Organizing Neighborhoods for Equality: Northside

Chicago, IL

Organizing Neighborhoods for Equality: Northside

This organization builds collective power to eliminate injustice through community organizing, developing grassroots leaders and acting together to effect change.

Metropolitan Planning Council

Chicago, IL

Metropolitan Planning Council

The Metropolitan Planning Council works to shape a sustainable and prosperous Chicago region.

Dunes Learning Center

Chesterton, IN

Dunes Learning Center

Dunes Learning Center works to inspire lasting curiosity and stewardship with nature.

Chicago Botanic Garden

Glencoe, IL

Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden cultivates the power of plants to sustain and enrich life.

Elliott Donnelley Chicago Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Chicago, IL

Elliott Donnelley Chicago Chapter of Trout Unlimited

This group works to conserve, protect and restore North America’s trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds.

Illinois Stewardship Alliance

Springfield, IL

Illinois Stewardship Alliance

Illinois Stewardship Alliance cultivates a local food and farm system that is economically viable, socially just and environmentally sustainable.

Make an Impact

Chicago Grows Green Week Kickoff — Midwest Grows Green

Event from Midwest Grows Green

Riverdale, IL, United States

Chicago Grows Green Week Kickoff

Midwest Grows Green

Chicago Grows Green Week proudly starts at Riverdale Park District’s Ivanhoe Fieldhouse that has managed its parks pesticide-free for many years. At this event, Midwest Grows Green and friends demonstrate sustainable landscaping practices in fun games and short presentations. The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago will, also, hand-out

Lisle Organic Parks Kickoff — Midwest Grows Green

Event from Midwest Grows Green

Lisle, IL, United States

Lisle Organic Parks Kickoff

Midwest Grows Green

Travel with Chicago Grows Green Week to Lisle Park District’s Leask Lane Park to preview their pilot organic management program for four parks of Abbeywoods Pond, Connelly, Leask and Oak Hill. Midwest Grows Green will demonstrate the natural lawn care approach through fun, interactive games. Refreshments will be provided.

Chicago Grows Green Week Celebration & Fundraiser — Midwest Grows Green

Event from Midwest Grows Green

Westchester, IL, United States

Chicago Grows Green Week Celebration & Fundraiser

Midwest Grows Green

Hear from natural lawn care and sustainable landscaping leaders, companies and supporters about the latest outdoor pesticide reduction successes and future projects. Dig Right In Landscaping, Inc. will sell compost tea and donate all proceeds to Midwest Grows Green. Meanwhile, Natural Communities, Native Plants will donate a portion of sales

Help the National Park Service Protect the Middle Fork — Eco-Justice Collaborative

 from Eco-Justice Collaborative

Champaign, IL, United States

Help the National Park Service Protect the Middle Fork

Eco-Justice Collaborative

The National Park Serve can stop Dynegy’s 1/3 mile long rock wall, proposed to allow the company to permanently leave its toxic coal ash in the floodplain of Illinois’ only National Scenic River.

Tell the Governor and IEPA to protect the Middle Fork! — Eco-Justice Collaborative

 from Eco-Justice Collaborative

Champaign, IL, United States

Tell the Governor and IEPA to protect the Middle Fork!

Eco-Justice Collaborative

The Middle Fork of the Vermilion is Illinois’ only National Scenic River. It is threatened by leaking coal ash pits built in its floodplain. The only way to protect this river is to move the ash.

Raise Your Voice in Support of the Endangered Species Act — John G. Shedd Aquarium

 from John G. Shedd Aquarium

Chicago, IL, United States

Raise Your Voice in Support of the Endangered Species Act

John G. Shedd Aquarium

The ESA conserves and protects endangered and threatened species, preserving wildlife from extinction. Today the act is endangered by legislation aimed at undermining its science-driven foundation.

Tell the EPA to Implement the Clean Power Plan! — Environmental Law & Policy Center

 from Environmental Law & Policy Center

Chicago, IL, United States

Tell the EPA to Implement the Clean Power Plan!

Environmental Law & Policy Center

The EPA proposed Affordable Clean Energy reverses efforts to cut carbon pollution allowing coal plants to keep polluting our air. Tell the EPA to leave the Clean Power Plan in place!

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