Funding Support

One of the most challenging aspects of conducting restoration work can be acquiring and maintaining adequate funding to support the full spectrum of restoration efforts. To that end, we have developed a variety of tools intended to help practitioners secure funding to support this work.

 

Restoration Funding Tools:

For more general information about fundraising and non-profit development see the following resources: 

 

How RiversEdge West Can Help: 

In addition to these resources, depending on our capacity and resources RiversEdge West staff can provide the following services to partnerships:

  • Year-by-year program budget development and cost refinement

  • Assessment of current funding program and recommendations for expansion

  • Identification of new public and private grant programs specific to the program needs

  • Development of a diversified funding plan

  • Funding tracking resources and assistance 

  • Identification and assessment of innovative funding mechanisms and private/corporate donor opportunities 

  • One-on-one or group training in new funding areas

  • In-kind tracking tools

  • Assistance developing outreach tools and messages to attract donations

  • Capacity assistance and development tools

  • Funding subcommittee coordination

  • Grant-writing assistance

  • Engagement with federal, state and private funding programs

  • Access to research about and knowledge of innovative funding tools

  • Information about fundraising training courses

  • Webinars on restoration funding techniques

Please feel free to contact our Funding Program Coordinator, Kristen Jespersen, kjespersen@riversedgewest.org with questions about our Funding Program and assistance developing a funding portfolio.  

 
 

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.

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