Grass Valley EPA “Brownfields” Program Presented

Grass Valley, CA – An interested crowd attended a meeting on Wednesday evening at City Hall in Grass Valley to learn more about two Brownfields Assessment Grants awarded to the City by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The meeting, attended by more than 20 local residents, included a presentation about the opportunities created by these […]

2014 Sarah Forslund Fund grants made

The Sarah Forslund Fund for Environmental Leadership recently awarded their three annual grants. A donor-advised fund of The Sierra Fund, supported entirely by individual donations in memory of TSF’s founding board member Sarah Forslund, the Fund awards annual grants to Green Corps, an organization led by a Green Corps alum, and a project or organization in the Sierra.

The Sierra Fund awarded $5.5 million for water projects

The Sierra Fund has received a grant of $5.5 million from the California Department of Water Resources for water quality and supply projects proposed as part of the Cosumnes, American, Bear, Yuba (CABY) Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM). The successful proposal, CABY Headwaters Resilience and Adaptability Program, was submitted last winter as part of the Department’s Proposition 84 Round 2 Implementation Grant Solicitation.