Reclaiming the Sierra

The Sierra Fund awarded $5.5 million for water projects

February 27, 2014

The Sierra Fund has received a grant of $5.5 million from the California Department of Water Resources for water quality and supply projects proposed as part of the Cosumnes, American, Bear, Yuba (CABY) Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM). The successful proposal, CABY Headwaters Resilience and Adaptability Program, was submitted last winter as part of the […]

TSF’s Mining Initiative Wins New Support

November 21, 2012

NEVADA CITY, 21 November 2012 – The Sierra Fund is excited to announce new and continuing funding for our mining initiative activities in 2013: Bella Vista Foundation will again support our cutting-edge pilot project to assess mine contamination in the Humbug Creek Watershed; while the Firedoll Foundation has become our newest partner in the effort […]

US Environmental Protection Agency Awards TSF Grant for Environmental Health Outreach

October 1, 2012

NEVADA CITY, 1 October 2012 – The Sierra Fund is proud to announce an award from the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Justice program for our work to help protect rural Californians from exposure to toxins from abandoned mines in the region. Working with partners at the California Indian Environmental Alliance (CIEA) we will conduct […]