Representative GrantsWashington, District of Columbia2017
$750,000 to further the development of project finance for permanence as a long-term conservation financing approach for intact forests.
Representative GrantsSan Francisco, California2016
$350,000 to build upon and expand successful environmental law and policy efforts in Colombia to Bolivia and Ecuador through training, national coordinating platforms, and legal advocacy.
Representative GrantsLondon, United Kingdom2016
$860,000 for strengthening community-led fisheries and mangrove management in Madagascar.
Representative GrantsRedwood City, California2016
$120,000 in support of a reporting initiative on evidenced-based conservation, including a review of popular conservation interventions and their use by environmental organizations and policymakers.
Representative GrantsLafayette, California2015
$80,000 In support of efforts to expand public debate about conservation and development trends in Cambodia through social media (over three years).
October 26, 2010 - In The Media
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August 27, 2010 - Publication
Several MacArthur grantees help the country's farmers develop more sustainable methods of rice production. Read More
July 29, 2010 - From The Field
MacArthur grantee World Resources Institute has developed the Coastal Capital project to help governments in the Caribbean understand the economic benefits of environmental protection. Read More
July 21, 2010 - Publication
This report presents findings of an independent evaluation of MacArthur’s conservation and sustainable development grantmaking program. Responses to key evaluation questions have been included under four headings: Approach — has grantmaking been well planned? Deployment — can ... Read More
July 13, 2010 - Publication
Several MacArthur grantees work with the people of Madagascar to develop more sustainable habits of mangrove harvesting. Read More
June 8, 2010 - From The Field
MacArthur grantee Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology, in conjunction with Cuba’s Eastern Center for Ecosystems and Biodiversity, has developed a bird conservation education program that has reached over 70,000 people. Read More
May 27, 2010 - From The Field
Based on the efforts of MacArthur grantees the World Wildlife Fund and E-Tech, several indigenous communities in Peru have been given stewardship by the government of one of the most important wetlands in the Amazon. Read More
March 14, 2010 - Publication
A collection of research, the white papers below cover a broad spectrum of work conducted within the conservation & sustainable development program. Read More