Grantee Profile

BirdLife International

Grants to BirdLife International

  • $800,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 4 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — BirdLife International ("BirdLife") is a global Partnership of conservation organizations that work to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources. The grant supports its efforts to improve the management of Western Siem Pang dry forest ecosystems in Northeast Cambodia.

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — BirdLife International works in partnership with other conservation organizations to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity. BirdLife International will address impacts of climate change and development by piloting the Climate Resilience Altitudinal Gradient approach to conservation. Project staff will collate information on current and future climate and development scenarios in the Kivu-Rusizi watershed which is characterized by high biodiversity and ecosystem services values and altitudinal gradients that are especially sensitive to the impacts of climate change. BirdLife International will work with partners to analyze implications for conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services and then implement a watershed management plan to address concerns raised through this process.

  • $30,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — BirdLife International is a global partnership of NGOs whose mission is to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, while working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources. BirdLife International will convene a conceptual development and scoping workshop with key partners in Chicago in June 2012. BirdLife's Global Council will conduct an analysis of the Important Bird Areas (IBA) program to date and the plans for further strategic development. This workshop will contribute towards BirdLife's new Global Strategy. This grant will provide support to cover travel costs associated with the workshop.

  • $80,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — To disseminate information on impacts of climate change and climate change adaptation at the UNFCC COP17 in South Africa.

  • $360,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — To identify priority sites, threats and conservation strategies for key biodiversity areas and ecosystem services in the Great Lakes region.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — To improve the management of Western Siem Pang dry forest ecosystems in Northeast Cambodia (over three years).

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — To design, test, and monitor the effectiveness of site based ecosystem based approaches to climate change adaptation in Cambodia (over two years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — To support the organizational and technical development of Société Audubon Haiti (over three years).

  • $235,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — To develop a public/private alliance among Caribbean and international agencies and organizations to conserve Caribbean mangrove forests (over three years).

  • $70,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — To raise awareness among key decision makers about the impact of climate change on biodiversity at the Tenth Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded BirdLife International $2,925,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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