2012 Every Day Capacity Building Grantees | Public Lands Every Day

The Every Day Capacity Building Grants provide funding to strengthen the organizational effectiveness of community-based nonprofits who serve public land sites in the United States. The grants assisted the groups with strategic planning, branding, communications and marketing, volunteer management and improved fundraising. The projects advanced the organizations' ability to carry out their strategic goals and make them more sustainable.Grand Canyon Association

The Every Day Capacity Building Grants are sponsored by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. Since 1999, Toyota has been the national corporate sponsor of the National Environmental Education Foundation's (NEEF) National Public Lands Day. In 2011, Toyota and NEEF expanded this partnership to launch the Public Lands Every Day Program - building capacity for friends organizations supporting public lands throughout the nation. The Every Day Capacity Building Grants are just one of the great offerings of the Public Lands Every Day Program.

2012 Capacity Building Grantees-Summer Round

Adkins Arboretum Ridgely, Md.

Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation Hungry Horse, Mont.

Empire Ranch Foundation Tucson, Ariz.

Friends of Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge Jonestown, Texas

Friends of Baxter State Park Union, Maine

Friends of Cheyenne Mountain State Park Colorado Spring, Colo.

Friends of Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge Mashpee, Ma.

Friends of Patterson Park Baltimore, Md.

Friends of the Connecticut River Paddlers Trail Montpelier, Vt.

Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt Oakland, Calif.

Friends of the Parks - Skinner Park Advisory Council Chicago, Ill.

Friends of the Refuge Headwaters Winona, Minn.

Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Ridgefield, Wash.

Friends of Turkey Run and Shades State Parks Rockville, Ind.

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust Seattle, Wash.

North Country Trail Association Lowell, Mich.

Partners in Conservation Moapa, Nev.

People for Parks Minneapolis, Minn.

Riverside State Park Foundation Nine Mile Falls, Wash

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers Basalt, Colo.

San Bernardino National Forest Association San Bernardino, Calif.

SERC Institute Winter, Maine

Snake River Fund Jackson, Wyo.

Stellwagen Alive! Friends of our National Marine Sanctuary Scituate, Maine

Sutter's Fort State Historic Park Sacramento, Calif.

The Alliance for Morris County Parks Morristown, N.J.

Voyageurs National Park Association Minneapolis, Minn.

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2012 Capacity Building Grantees-Winter Round

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Asheville, N.C.

Coleman National Fish Hatchery Friends Group Anderson, Calif.

Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands Inc. Medford, Mass.

Friends of Castlewood Canyon State Park Parker, Colo.

Friends of Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery East Orland, Maine

Friends of Fort McHenry Baltimore, Md.

Friends of Hemlock Bluffs Cary, N.C.

Friends of the Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center Yorktown Heights, N.Y.

Friends of Jackson County Conservation Maquoketa, Iowa 

Friends of Lakeshore State Park Milwaukee, Wis.

Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge Zimmerman, Minn.

Friends of Thacher and Thompson's Lake State Parks Glenmont, N.Y.

Gateway Off-Road Cyclists Pacific, Mo.

Grand Canyon Association Flagstaff, Ariz.

Hills for Everyone Brea, Calif.

Joshua Tree National Park Association Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Literacy for Environmental Justice Berkeley, Calif.

Mississippi Renaissance Garden Foundation Biloxi, Miss.

Pocono Environmental Education Center Dingmans Ferry, Pa.

Rock Creek Conservancy Washington, D.C.

Saint Marks Refuge Association St. Marks, Fla.

San Mateo County Parks and Recreation Foundation Menlo Park, Calif.

S.H.A.D.O.W (Save Habitat and Diversity of Wetlands) Renton, Wash.

St. Joseph County Parks Foundation South Bend, Ind.

Upper Valley Trails Alliance Mascoma River Greenway Coalition Norwich, Vt. 

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