Funders

Grants from private foundations make up around 60% of our annual operating budget. Below is a list of our recent funders:

  • Alliance For The Great Lakes
  • Energy Foundation
  • Environmental Law and Policy Center
  • Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
  • Grand Victoria Foundation
  • Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation
  • Illinois Humanities Council
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Norcross Wildlife Foundation, Inc.
  • Patagonia Chicago
  • Re Amp
  • River Network
  • Rockefeller Family Fund
  • The Educational Foundation of America
  • The Joyce Foundation
  • The Lumpkin Family Foundation
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • Walton Family Foundation

Partners

Prairie Rivers Network is the independent Illinois affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation and benefits from a strong and close relationship, working to achieve shared goals. PRN regularly works also in tandem with other conservation organizations when goals overlap and joint action seems productive. Below is a list of some of our recent partners:

  • Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago
  • Agricultural Watershed Institute
  • Alliance for the Great Lakes
  • American Farmland Trust
  • American Rivers
  • Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts
  • Audubon Great Lakes
  • Canton Area Citizens for Environmental Issues
  • Champaign County Forest Preserve
  • Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Citizens Against Longwall Mining
  • Citizens Coal Council
  • City of Ottawa
  • Community Renewal Society
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Environmental Integrity Project
  • Environmental Law & Policy Center
  • Faith in Place
  • Fox Development
  • Friends of the Chicago River
  • Girl Scout Troop #6129
  • Heartland Coalfield Alliance
  • ICCAW
  • IL Headwaters Invasive Plant Partnership
  • IL-IN Sea Grant
  • Illinois Audubon Society
  • Illinois Environmental Council
  • Illinois Stewardship Alliance
  • Illinois Valley Flood Alliance
  • Iroquois Valley Farms, LLC
  • Lewis & Clark Legal Clinic
  • Macon County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Mississippi River Collaborative
  • Mississippi River Network
  • NAACP Alexander/Pulaski County
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Openlands
  • Parkland Community College
  • Peoria Park District
  • Pheasants Forever
  • Prairie Land Conservancy
  • Prairie Research Institute
  • Quad Cities Waterkeeper of the Upper Mississippi river
  • Sierra Club
  • Stand Up to Coal
  • The Conservation Foundation
  • The Land Connection
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Wetlands Initiative
  • Upper Sangamon River Conservancy
  • Urbana No Scouts
  • Water Protection Network
  • Wild Farm Alliance
  • Woody Perennial Polyculture Research Site