Grantee tags environment

Driftless

Hatch Arts Collective

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Driftless unearths the full cost of fracking and asks us to consider lives, relationships, and heritage as we seek answers for the future of our world. Read More

FERC Into FREC Campaign

Beyond Extreme Energy

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

The FERC Into FREC Campaign, aims to replace the corrupt Federal Energy Regulatory Commission with a Federal RENEWABLE Energy Commission as part of the Green New Deal. We went on a roadshow through impacted communities screening our film FERC Doesn't Work and created a new film about FREC! Read More

Pete Seeger’s Legacy: IF I HAD A HAMMER

WQ7856P

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Assessing the folk-singer/activist's lasting gifts to the world. Read More

“Dark Garden” Presentation

Huey, Linda

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

The Puffin Grant enabled me to print and distribute promo materials for my “Dark Garden” installation at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) conference in Providence, RI in March 2015 and at the Erie Art Museum in 2016. Read More

Sacrifice Zones

Media Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Sacrifice Zones, a one-hour radio documentary, investigates the push to turn the Pacific Northwest into a fossil fuel export hub and tracks opposition to these proposals from broad segments of the community. Read More

Nowhere to Run: Climate Refugees

Heath, Jennifer

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Scholarly art book/cataogue and traveling visual art exhibition about displacement of communities and individuals due to climate change, environmental degradation and ecological abuses. Read More

EcoReport

WFHB Community Radio

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues. One story focused on the life-cycle of bees, role of the Queen, honey production, and colony collapse disorder, etc. Read More

Grassroots Battle by the Gichigami (2014)

Boswell, Tom

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Wetlands and Chippewa culture are threatened by plans for an open-pit mine in Wisconsin. This documentary project by journalist Tom Boswell, to include a photo exhibit and news articles,is designed to inform the public about risks posed by the mine. Read More

Portraits of the Ecological Self

Callas, Kimberly

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Is there an ecological self? Is there a place within us that remembers we are nature? Can this ‘self’ hold the answers about how to live sustainably within the cycles and limits of our home planet? I explore these questions through this art project. Read More

Trust

Spotted Horse Studios

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

On the shores of Lake Superior a coalition of Native and non-native activists are working across state boundaries to protect their treaty rights and the Great Lakes from an expanding hard-rock mining industry. Trust, a documentary film follows them. Read More

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