Grantee Profile

Amazon Conservation Association

Grants to Amazon Conservation Association

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amazon Conservation Association is a science-based conservation organization that has protected 1.5 million hectares of Amazonian rainforest in Peru and Bolivia for 11 years. The activities directly funded by this project will allow ACA to collect data on aquatic resources in the Upper Madre de Dios watershed, provide indigenous communities with the skills and knowledge required to monitor fish populations important for their livelihoods, and share the methodology and results in a transparent way with government, indigenous communities and the oil extraction sector in order to mitigate impact of dam construction and hydrocarbon extraction activities.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To build conservation capacity within the Tacana indigenous community to protect the Pampas de Heath wilderness in Northern Bolivia (over two years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of research and conservation of the Pampas del Heath in Madidi National Park buffer zone, Bolivia (over three years).

  • $115,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of freshwater biodiversity studies and a training program for conservation practitioners.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Amazon Conservation Association $790,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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