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 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).
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 GrantsLondon, United Kingdom2016
$860,000 for strengthening community-led fisheries and mangrove management in Madagascar.
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.
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 ...
July 13, 2010 - Publication
Several MacArthur grantees work with the people of Madagascar to develop more sustainable habits of mangrove harvesting.
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.
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.
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.
December 21, 2009 - In The Media