Grantee Profile

International Institute for Sustainable Development

Grants to International Institute for Sustainable Development

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WINNIPEG, CANADA — The International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD) mission is to champion sustainable development through innovation, partnerships, research and communications. The goal of this grant is to develop policy and practical responses to mitigate the impact of human migration on critical ecosystems and biodiversity in the Great Lakes region of Africa. Funding to IISD will meet the costs of desk-based research into the drivers of migration and its impacts on critical ecosystems across the Great Lakes region; research to identify and select appropriate methodologies or tools for assessing the impacts of migration on conservation and for developing responses; the selection of case study sites and the development of appropriate mitigation responses to mitigate the impacts of human migration on critical ecosystems.

  • $325,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WINNIPEG, CANADA — In support of integrating peace and conflict impact assessments into conservation interventions in the Albertine Rift (over two years).

  • $15,000

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation

    WINNIPEG, CANADA — For follow-up to the report "The Role of Major U.S. Foundations in the Implementaion of Agenda 21."

  • $11,000

    1996 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation

    WINNIPEG, CANADA — For a report on the effect of harmful public subsidies on the environment.

  • $35,000

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation

    WINNIPEG, CANADA — To support research on harmful public subsidies that have a major influence on national economies and exert an adverse long-term impact on the environment.

  • $15,000

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation

    WINNIPEG, CANADA — To support "Earth Negotiations Bulletin."

  • $66,000

    1993 (Inactive Grant)

    Population

    WINNIPEG, CANADA — To support daily publication of "Earth Negotiations Bulletin" during two preparatory committee meetings and the International Conference on Population and Development.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded International Institute for Sustainable Development $917,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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