Western Mining Action Project

Western Mining Action Project was a Brainerd Foundation grantee from 2000 to 2002.

Western Mining Action Project Grant history


$25,000 - To work with grassroots and Native American groups in the Northwest on site-specific mine fights, advocacy for state and federal hardrock mining reform, and participation in the Western Mining Reform Campaign. Place-based conservation


$45,000 - To support the expanded legal operations required to handle an increased caseload due to growing grassroots demand for legal assistance on hardrock mining issues in the Pacific Northwest, the Northern Rockies and Alaska. Place-based conservation