07/01/19: BRN receives $20K grant in support of Field School from Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise
BRN recently received a generous $20K grant in support of our annual Field School. The Borderlands Restoration Network Field School is a comprehensive, intensive and immersive practical training course that focuses on the social and ecological issues of the southern Arizona and northern Mexico borderlands region.
The curriculum includes a series of integrated lectures, workshops, field trips and hands-on learning opportunities in active projects that cover a wide breadth of topics from technical skills in plant propagation to the foundational principles of a restoration economy. Our Field School is guided by a diverse set of leading experts from across the spectrum of agencies, non-profits and partner organizations. The 2019 Field School will involve travel in both Arizona and northern Mexico during the course.
The Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise is a growing and permanent collection of funds created by local residents for the benefit of Cochise-area communities. This family of charitable funds is guided by a local Board of Advisors and benefits from cost-efficient, centralized professional services provided by ACF.
Established in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide family of charitable funds supported by thousands of Arizonans. With five regional offices serving communities across Arizona, ACF is among the top 25 community foundations in the nation with more than $938 million in trust and endowment assets, and is certified under the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. Since inception, ACF and its affiliates have awarded more than $719 million in grants, scholarships and loans to nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies. More information is available at azfoundation.org.