Grantee Profile

Global Greengrants Fund

Grants to Global Greengrants Fund

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2016 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    BOULDER, COLORADO — Global Greengrants Fund mobilizes resources for environmental sustainability and social justice, making small grants to civil society organizations and indigenous federations in developing countries. This grant provides resources for up to 50 small grants to indigenous and Afro-descendent communities in the tropical Andes. Small grants respond to urgent threats and build necessary expertise and networks to exercise communities’ natural resource rights, improve resilience to climate change, and conserve ecosystems in the region. The grant renews MacArthur’s support for Global Greengrants’ role in providing quick, responsive grassroots support to complement broader legal, economic, and management strategies in the tropical Andes portfolio.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    BOULDER, COLORADO — Global Greengrants Fund mobilizes resources for environmental sustainability and social justice, making small grants to developing country civil society organizations and indigenous federations. This grant will support grassroots organizations and communities efforts to link economic incentives to protection of biodiversity and promotion of sustainable development in the Foundation’s priority watersheds in the Andes.

  • $30,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    BOULDER, COLORADO — To support a panel on indigenous approaches to natural resource conservation and territorial protection at the International Funders of Indigenous Peoples Annual Conference.

  • $185,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    BOULDER, COLORADO — To use small grants to strengthen organizational capacity of indigenous communities to conserve biodiversity in Peru and Bolivia (over three years)

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Global Greengrants Fund $815,000 between 1978 and 2016.