Grantee Profile: Washington Environmental Council
Kids at Van Asselt Elementary in Seattle enjoy a fresh fruit or vegetable snack every day thanks to a grant program established by the Local Farms - Healthy Kids Act Photo by Kerri Cechovic, Washington Environmental Council.
For more than four decades, Washington Environmental Council has focused on state level environmental policy, playing a significant role in the adoption and enforcement of the state's bedrock environmental laws and polices. With its strategic partner, Washington Conservation Voters, WEC is the convener of the Priorities for a Healthy Washington coalition.
Recent Grant History:
2013 - $150,000 To protect, restore, and sustain Washington’s environment. Conservation Policy
2012 - $3,000 To hire a communications specialist to help with the announcement of a new program area. Opportunity Fund
2012 - $75,000 For voter education, outreach, and communications on behalf of the Washington environmental community. Conservation Capacity
2011 - $10,000 To refresh and update the organization\'s Web site. Conservation Capacity
2011 - $75,000 To expand the environmental base and improve message coordination. Conservation Capacity
2011 - $150,000 To protect, restore, and sustain Washington's environment. Conservation Policy
2010 - $100,000 To improve the conservation community’s ability to effectively communicate with policy-makers and the public.
2009 - $150,000 To protect Washington's land, air and water through outreach and advocacy. Conservation Policy
2009 - $100,000 To implement a communications plan on behalf of the Environmental Priorities Coalition.
2008 - $30,000 To protect Washington's land, air and water by engaging citizens in civic participation. Conservation Policy
2008 - $40,000 To improve the conservation community's ability to effectively communicate with policymakers and the public.
2007 - $50,000 To support the merger of WEC with Washington Conservation Voters Education Fund (WCVEF). Conservation Capacity
2007 - $100,000 For general support emphasizing an expanded and strategic role for Washington's environmental future. Conservation Policy