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 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.
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).
May 9, 2007 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton announced a $20 million grant to create the Encyclopedia of Life, which aims to catalogue every living species of animal. Read More
February 13, 2007 - Press Release
Recognizing that global warming is occurring and threatens biodiversity conservation, MacArthur will make an initial investment of $5 million over three years to identify and mitigate the threat from global climate change. Read More
February 13, 2007 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton reflects on the Foundation's long history of support for the WRI and notes the addition of climate change concerns to MacArthur's conservation grantmaking. Read More
January 15, 2007 - From The Field
Increasing prospects for safeguarding of the natural and cultural resources of the Kangchenjunga Landscape in the Eastern Himalaya, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development produced a framework for regional cooperation between Bhutan, India, and Nepal. Read More
December 5, 2006 - From The Field
In late October, the United Nations launched a new online portal that will make collections of scholarly environmental science journals available to scientists, researchers, and policymakers in 108 developing countries. Called the Online Access to Research ... Read More
September 12, 2006 - Press Release
MacArthur has granted The Field Museum $5 million to strengthen and broaden the Museum’s work in conservation. Read More
August 24, 2006 - From The Field
India's Ministry of Environment and Forests has announced that it will adopt a series of recommendations developed by MacArthur grantee Community Forestry International for improved forest management in the Northeast region of the country. Read More
June 12, 2006 - Press Release
MacArthur announced 16 grants totaling nearly $4.5 million for efforts to protect the biodiversity of the Lower Mekong region, which stretches from central Vietnam, through Laos and Cambodia, to the Mekong river delta. Read More
May 26, 2006 - Press Release
The World Wildlife Fund, the global conservation organization, and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) today announced a $5 million investment program to pioneer new ways to conserve the immense natural wealth of the Eastern Himalayas ... Read More
March 28, 2006 - From The Field
With technical support from MacArthur Foundation grantees Tropical Forest Trust and World Wildlife Fund, two natural forest areas covering 125,000 acres in Laos have been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. This is the first ... Read More