The Brainerd Foundation seeks to protect the environment of the Northwest and to build broad citizen support for conservation. In the winter of 2008, it was announced that the foundation would spend down its entire endowment in the following ten to twelve years.


Complying with legal restrictions on lobbying activities (Brainerd Foundation)

Posted on October 27, 2003 by The Brainerd Foundation

Most grant applicants may themselves legally engage in a limited amount of lobbying. They may be unaware of the boundaries between lobbying and nonlobbying activities, however, and also may not realize that private foundations are prohibited from supporting any lobbying activities. This memorandum from the Washington-based Brainerd Foundation is intended as a guide to more effective grantwriting through greater awareness… Read More

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