Grantee Profile

Fundacion Maquipucuna

Grants to Fundacion Maquipucuna

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    QUITO, ECUADOR — To consolidate altitudinal connectivity between protected areas in the Choco Andean Corridor of Northwest Ecuador (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    QUITO, ECUADOR — In support of securing altitudinal connectivity between protected areas in the Choco Andean Corridor of Northwest Ecuador (over three years).

  • $215,000

    1993 (Inactive Grant)

    QUITO, ECUADOR — To support a joint research program with the University of Georgia investigating soil microorganisms for their potential use in commerce and as agents of ecosystem restoration in western Ecuador (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Fundacion Maquipucuna $765,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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Agreement Protects Ecological Reserve in Ecuador

Fundacion Maquipucuna, a MacArthur grantee that works to secure sustainable livelihoods for rural communities in northwest Ecuador, recently reached an agreement that will help it protect the 500,000-acre Cotocachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve. Maquipucuna acquired the title ... More