Funding Areas

The Brainerd Foundation's mission is to protect the environment of the Northwest and to build broad citizen support for conservation. We accomplish this by investing in nonprofit organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia within the following funding areas:

Other Grant Programs

  • Grassroots Fund

    Strengthening small Northwest conservation organizations confronting critical challenges in their communities. This fund supports groups offering innovative approaches at the grassroots level and working in geographies or on issues that build on the foundation's current strategies and goals.

  • Opportunity Fund

    Supporting Northwest organizations confronted with timely opportunities to protect critical landscapes, impact significant conservation policy debates, or address critical organizational needs.