Grantee Profile

Nature Conservancy

Grants to Nature Conservancy

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 2 years, 6 months)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is an international conservation organization that works with partners to support the Colombian government in developing an Integrated River Basin Management plan for the Magdalena-Cauca Rivers. The purpose of the grant is to develop and refine a set of support tools and strategies that will influence hydropower development policy and strengthen Colombian regulatory agencies to apply basin-wide management principles.

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — The Nature Conservancy works around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The purpose of this grant is to maintain the richness and increase the abundance of Lake Tanganyika's fish communities while improving fishing livelihoods. Working in the Greater Mahale Ecosystem, the Nature Conservancy will establish a freshwater fisheries management program that reduces the use of illegal fishing gear, protects priority near shore areas, increases the richness and abundance of fish and increases household incomes.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 1 year)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — The Nature Conservancy (TNC) works around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. TNC will work with a fleet of medium scale fishers in eastern Indonesia to work towards improved management of two commercially important fisheries – snapper and tuna. The overall goal is to move towards a model of sustainable fisheries. TNC will be working directly with the private sector, introducing simple and low-cost technological solutions to increase sustainability and traceability in fisheries.

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — To design Phase II of the Great Rivers Partnership.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — To build resilience-based approaches into coral reef management globally (over two years).

  • $75,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — To developing a tri-national, Haiti-Dominican Republic-Cuba marine action plan for the Caribbean Biological Corridor.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — To establish a sustainable conservation funding mechanism for protected areas in the Caribbean region (over two years).

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — To become a more strategically-focused global conservation organization.

  • $350,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — To support integrated conservation of coastal and terrestrial ecosystems in the Solomon Islands (over three years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — To assess the vulnerability of the Priority Conservation Areas in China's National Biodiversity Conservation Strategy and Action Plan to climate change (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Nature Conservancy $3,075,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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