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As You Sow Grant

Grants to California Nonprofits for Environmental
Law Enforcement, Protection, and Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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As You Sow

Deadline Date:

02/28/18 Midnight


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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations for programs, projects, and activities that promote environmental law-enforcement, protection, and education throughout the State. In its consideration of grant requests, the funding source will give priority to proposals in the following areas:

- Enforcement of California state consumer-and-environment-related laws;
- Education of consumers about the risks of toxic exposure and their right to know what goes into consumer products; and
- Toxics education, reduction, and protection in under-represented and under-served communities.

Related areas will be considered on a case-by-case basis, but the proposal must generally have a California-based environmental enforcement component.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178915

Estimated Size of Grant:

As You Sow is a small foundation with limited resources. Grants are generally in the range of $1,000 to $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grantees’ project must substantially benefit citizens of California. As You Sow will give consideration to proposals from organizations outside the state if the project or organization is focused on California.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for 2018 grant proposals is midnight February 28, 2018. Applicants will be notified in the late Spring of the Board’s decisions.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send your completed proposal to:

For grantmaking inquiries, email the above address.

For all other inquiries, contact Betsy McMahon, Operations Manager, by email at or at (510) 735-8155.

General Contact Information:

1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1450
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: (510) 735-8158
Fax: (510) 735-8143

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California