This page highlights the work of organizations that the Agua Fund supports.
American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is a not-for profit organization whose mission is to conserve native birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. ABC is the only U.S.-based group with a major focus on bird habitat conservation throughout the entire Americas.
ABC acts across the full spectrum of threats to birds to safeguard the rarest bird species, restore habitats, and reduce threats, while unifying and strengthening the bird conservation movement.
The Choose Clean Water Coalition brings together hundreds of organizations that aim to preserve and restore the rivers and streams flowing to the Chesapeake Bay, thereby protecting the source of drinking water for millions and an economic engine for the region. Choose Clean Water is a project of the National Wildlife Federation.
REC works to build the responsible investment movement at colleges and universities by empowering groups to act on their campuses and by fostering a national network for collective action. REC helps students defend human rights and the environment while making both corporations and universities accountable. REC's goal is to foster social and environmental change by making responsible investment common practice in higher education.
The goal of NRDC's Community Fracking Defense Campaign is to support communities already engaged in the fight to defend themselves from the risks of unconventional oil and gas development and to strengthen the ability of communities everywhere to protect their health, their environment, and their way of life from fracking.
NSAC envisions a system of agriculture in which family farmers make a decent living producing safe, nutritious, ample, and affordable food, protecting the environment, and contributing to the strength and stability of their communities. NSAC is a project of the Center for Rural Affairs. (Photo by Darin Gardner)
SeaWeb is the only international, nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to using the science of communications to fundamentally shift the way people interact with the ocean. Our strategic communications efforts are directed at crucial ocean issues where success is dependent upon the transformation of human behavior.
The Beyond Natural Gas Campaign aims to move the U.S. beyond natural gas use as soon as possible, ensuring that gas production is prevented in sensitive areas, on public lands, and in places where communities have decided it is contrary to their interests. Where production occurs, it must be regulated to minimize environmental damage and replaced as quickly as possible with cleaner alternative renewables and energy efficiency.
Housed at The New World Foundation, the Fracking Fund is an extension of the Foundation's emphasis on grassroots organizing and its history of advancing environmental justice. The Fund,established in 2012, makes rapid-response grants to support grassroots capacity, organizing efforts, and effective communications on fracking issues.
The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) works to foster the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming systems. OFRF cultivates organic research, education and federal policies that bring more farmers and more acreage into organic production.
Clean Water Fund is a national 501(c)(3) organization with programs reaching communities in 15 states. Priorities include protecting America's water and the safety of its drinking water, promoting action to address climate change, and reducing toxic exposures.
American Rivers shapes policies and carries out on-the-ground projects that repair and enhance rivers and communities they sustain. Strategies and programs emphasize river protection, restoration, efficient and wise water use and sustainable, and cost-effective infrastructure solutions.+ www.americanrivers.org