Grantee Profile

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

Grants to International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    GLAND, SWITZERLAND — The International Union for Conservation of Nature holds the world's largest and most authoritative database on conservation status of species. These data serve to guide conservation strategies and priorities throughout the world. This grant will use this program to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the condition of freshwater biodiversity in the Tropical Andes and provide baseline data for the subsequent monitoring of status, trends and threats to ecosystem health and to broad sharing of this information.

  • $360,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    GLAND, SWITZERLAND — To assess climate change vulnerability of human-utilized species in the Albertine Rift region (over two years).

  • $200,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    GLAND, SWITZERLAND — To assess the conservation status of freshwater fishes, freshwater mollusks, and ecologically important aquatic insects in the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot.

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    GLAND, SWITZERLAND — To establish the Environmental and Livelihoods Adaptation Network.

  • $186,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    GLAND, SWITZERLAND — To coordinate consultation for the design of a Global Climate Change Adaptation Program and network of Regional Adaptation Centers [over one year].

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    GLAND, SWITZERLAND — In support of an assessment of species vulnerability to climate change (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources $2,596,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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