Grantee Profile

Pinchot Institute for Conservation

Grants to Pinchot Institute for Conservation

  • $270,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Pinchot Institute is a forest research and conservation policy organization that works in the U.S. and in Ecuador, where it has been engaged in forest management for 12 years providing technical assistance to a community forestry enterprise in Esmeraldas Province.The goal of the project is to develop natural forest management and agroforestry as economic alternatives to clearing of Ecuador's Pacific forests for agriculture and illegal logging, which currently provide a higher economic return to forest communities than they can realize by protecting and managing their forests.

  • $35,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 1 year)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Pinchot Institute is a public charity that works to link conservation and community forest livelihood objectives in the U.S. and internationally. This grant contributes to conservation of threatened forests in Ecuador and building a sustainable forest-based economy by improving security conditions for local communities.

  • $275,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To apply market-based strategies for protecting high conservation value forests in Ecuador (over three years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of market strategies for protecting high conservation value forests in Ecuador (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Pinchot Institute for Conservation $830,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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