What We Fund
Funding for Impact
Rivers are essential to every person and community in the world. As such, they are easy to exploit. It takes passionate people, and money, to protect and restore them. Both come from stronger connections to local rivers. Forever Our Rivers fosters these connections while supporting the work of River Health Partners, who use science-driven, proven techniques to help rivers stay healthy.
Building shallow-water emergent wetland habitat in the Grand Valley will keep local birders connected to the Central Flyway.
Private landowners and The Colorado West Land Trust built a coalition to protect a mile of the Uncompahgre River and 214 acres of adjacent...
The Roaring Fork Conservancy’s science and policy work help decision-makers tackle river health issues, their education programs help...
To build the next generation of river stewards, RiversEdge West takes students to the Colorado River or brings a river education to the...
Diné College, Colorado Canyons Association and the BLM take Diné youth down the Gunnison River. Kids participating in the Chuska...
One Riverfront and the City of Grand Junction worked with a broad coalition to build a bike park, basketball court, and playground in an...
Friends of the Verde River secured a Forever Our Rivers grant to help the Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition monitor 40 acres of past...
“Don’t tell fish stories where people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish.”
- Mark Twain
“A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.”
- Laura Gilpin
“We have an unknown distance yet to run, an unknown river to explore.”
- John Wesley Powell
“I love any discourse of rivers, fish and fishing.”
- Izaak Walton
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