Grantee Profile

American Museum of Natural History

Grants to American Museum of Natural History

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and the University of Queensland (UQ) will work to strengthen community based resource management in the Tetepare-Hele-Marovo Seascape in the Solomon Islands. The outcomes of the grants will be 1.) stronger community organizations and leaders focused on resource management; 2.) improved enforcement of existing laws governing natural resources; and 3.) better management decisions about resource use, particularly fisheries and coral reef habitats.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To strengthen the long-term capacity for biodiversity conservation through the expansion and enhancement of training opportunities for university and conservation professional target audiences (over three years).

  • $315,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To consolidate and sustain community based conservation in the western Solomon Islands (over three years).

  • $175,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To launch initial projects of the New York City Learning Network, one of two demonstration sites for a new approach to supporting learning in the 21st Century.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To consolidate and build upon previous efforts to strengthen protected area management and biodiversity conservation within the North and Central Annamite Landscapes of Vietnam and Laos (over three years).

  • $270,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To expand implementation of region-specific curricula for graduate programs in environmental science in Peruvian and Bolivian universities (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of curriculum development and training for universities and conservation professionals in Madagascar (over three years).

  • $250,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To develop protected area capacity in the Solomon Islands.

  • $325,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — For support to build local capacity in conservation planning and biodiversity monitoring in Vietnam and Lao PDR (over three years).

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To develop and test a set of training modules in biodiversity and conservation science targeting conservation professionals and university educators to strengthen conservation management in the Southern Andes (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded American Museum of Natural History $3,210,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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