Unilever and the National Park Foundation (NPF) recently awarded $240,000 in grants to 12 national parks and related groups across the U.S. Unilever’s Recycling at Work Sustainable Grant Awards are a core part of the organization’s commitment to preserve and protect America’s National Parks through the National Park Foundation. This year’s Unilever Recycling at Work Sustainable Grant program recipients include the Flight 93 Memorial; Gateway National Recreation Area, Jamaica Bay Unit; Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve; the Ninety Six National Historic Site and Yellowstone National Park.
Since 1998, Unilever has also awarded more than $1 million in discretionary grants through the National Park Foundation to enhance parks and support their sustainability initiatives. The 2008 recipients of Unilever funded discretionary grants include: Padre Island National Seashore, National Capital Region (money for the National Cherry Tree Replacement Fund), The Battery Conservancy (which is focused on restoration efforts in lower New York City), Save Ellis Island, Inc. and the Statue of Liberty National Monument, among others. More info:www.unileverusa.com