LISFC makes a wide range of grants covering many areas of environmental activity. We do both aligned grantmaking and pooled grantmaking. Below is an overview of grants made in 2022 with our pooled resources. Most of these would have been too large or complex for our members to have made on their own.

Ash Creek Conservation Association

Purpose: To update the ecological master plan for the Ash Creek Estuary.

CUSH, Inc. (Clean Up Sound and Harbors)

Purpose: To produce a water quality report of four estuaries in coastal Stonington and Mystic, Connecticut.

Earthplace, Inc.

Purpose: To pilot a project to synthesize local water quality data to be used in municipal decision making.

Groundwork Bridgeport

Purpose: To build organizational capacity through a contracted bookkeeper.

The Guardians of Flushing Bay, Inc.

Purpose: To develop a strategic plan rooted in racial equity and environmental justice.

Save the Sound, Inc.

Purpose: To establish a Long Island Sound River Restoration Network.

Sea Research Foundation (d/b/a Mystic Aquarium)

Purpose: For a collaborative program to increase knowledge about the Long Island Sound and build stewardship capacities among teens from underserved communities.