The Acorn Foundation, a member of the Common Counsel consortium of foundations, is dedicated to supporting community-based organizations throughout the U.S. working to advance environmental conservation, sustainability, and environmental justice.
The Foundation is particularly interested in small and innovative community-based projects that engage in community organizing to:
- preserve and restore habitats that support biological diversity and wildlife;
- advocate for environmental health and justice, particularly in low-income communities, communities of color, and indigenous communities; and,
- prevent or remedy toxic pollution.
The Foundation offers general support grants to grassroots organizations.
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