YSI Foundation Grant Will Help Others to 'Mind the Planet'
According to the United Nations, by 2050 at least one out of four
people is likely to live in countries affected by chronic or recurrent
shortages of freshwater. The growing scarcity of clean water around the
world is due to many factors, such as overpopulation, poor sanitation,
agricultural practices, and political strife.
To enhance its activity in global change issues, the YSI Foundation is
offering its second Minding the Planet grant for $10,000 in 2007.
year's inaugural grant was a huge success and we're excited to offer
the grant again this year," states Susan Miller, YSI Foundation
President. "It puts into action YSI's commitment to ecological
sustainability and it will allow us to assist passionate people who
work to protect the planet."
The Foundation encourages
non-profit, non-governmental organizations from around the world to
apply for this grant. Types of projects that are eligible for funding
• Preservation, restoration, and/or remediation of water systems
• Restoration of polluted watersheds
• Addressing impacts caused by climate change
global, employee-owned company, manufactures a full line of
multiparameter, real-time monitoring systems for environmental
applications. Since 1990, YSI has publicly demonstrated commitment to
its core values and being a good corporate citizen through its