Grantee Profile

African Wildlife Foundation

Grants to African Wildlife Foundation

  • $650,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) works with the people of Africa to ensure conservation of the wildlife and wild lands of Africa. AWF will work with agricultural enterprises and small-scale farmers to integrate conservation considerations into everyday practices, with the understanding and incentive that this is an investment in their agricultural productivity and quality that will be reflected in higher prices and sustainable yields over time. Project staff will develop a monitoring framework to measure the impact of these actions on conservation and create a land use plan with local communities to further safeguard ecological processes in the project area.

  • $310,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To assess the vulnerability of mountain gorillas and their habitat to impacts of climate change in the Albertine Rift region (over 18 months).

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To strengthen capacity for tourism management and human-wildlife conflict resolution in the Virunga Bwindi region of the Albertine Rift (over three years).

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To strengthen long-term management capacity for conservation and to provide short-term emergency support in the Virunga-Bwindi transboundary region of the Albertine Rift (over three years).

  • $10,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of ecotourism enterprise development and capacity building for biodiversity conservation in the Virunga/Bwindi area of the Albertine Rift hotspot.

  • $175,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of an emergency fund established to assist the Democratic Republic of Congo's national park authority in two key protected areas of the Albertine Rift (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded African Wildlife Foundation $1,995,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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