Grantee Profile

Amazon Watch

Grants to Amazon Watch

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Amazon Watch works to protect rainforest and rivers, and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin through partnerships with native and environmental organizations. This grant will help indigenous leaders engage directly with oil company executives and shareholders to improve social and environmental policies and develop media strategies to amplify narratives around oil industry impacts on indigenous communities.

  • $260,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To support cross-border networking and leadership training for protection of indigenous territories in the Northern Andes (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Amazon Watch $460,000 between 2003 and 2014.