New England Grassroots Environment Fund

NEGEF News: April 2009

NEGEF Launches New Website for the Grassroots

NEGEF's New Homepage

NEGEF has a new look, new services and more ways to help grassroots groups. Check out the new NEGEF website for information about our programs, the NEGEF grassroots network, and peer grassroots resources.

The new site is the first step in our goal to create the ultimate online grassroots resource center. Click Here For More...

Bruins Defenseman Supports NEGEF!

Boston Bruins Defensement Andrew Ference Pledges Support to NEGEF

Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference announced today that he will donate half of his 2008-09 playoff bonus to the New England Grassroots Environmental Fund's Boston Grant Initiative. The total amount of the donation will depend on the Bruins’ success throughout the playoffs. The longer their postseason run, the greater the contribution from Ference. Click Here For More...

The Welcome Project Receives Environmental Action 2009 Award

The Welcome Project's Warren Goldstein Gelb, Maria Landaverde and Roberta Hayes accept the award from NEGEF's Ginny Callan

The Welcome Project received an Outstanding Community Group award at the Southern New England Environmental Action Conference on April 4th.

Read the Welcome Project's Press Release

The BGI Steering Committee recently voted to fund 17 Boston projects for a total of $74,000. View BGI 09-1 Funding Decisions

2008 Annual Report Goes Electronic

NEGEF's 2008 Annual Report Cover

NEGEF's 2008 Annual Report celebrates over 1000 grassroots groups receiving funding over NEGEF's 12 years, including 195 groups receiving grants in 2008. Check out the report for these stories, along with much more information about last year’s work and accomplishments.

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Grant & Fundraising Opportunities

NEGEF Small Grant Deadline Approaching: May 1st!

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Upcoming Events

Maine Land Conservation Conference
WHEN: May 1-2, 2009
WHERE: Frontier Café & Brunswick High School, Brunswick, ME

NEGEF's 2009 Grassroots Retreat will be October 3rd, 2009

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Grantee Stories

NEGEF Grantee Kitchen Gardener's International gets the Obama White House to 'Eat the View'. KGI received NEGEF funding in 2006 for work on home and community food production.

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Tips & Tools

NEGEF's new website features over 200 resources from 27 grassroots groups. This will evolve into an interactive and innovative resource sharing site for grassroots activists.

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