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 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 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 GrantsLondon, United Kingdom2016
$860,000 for strengthening community-led fisheries and mangrove management in Madagascar.
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.
September 18, 2007 - From The Field
In August, Churumbelos Auka Wasi was added to Colombia’s premier national parks system thanks to the technical assistance of two MacArthur grantees, World Wildlife Fund and the Amazon Conservation Team.
September 5, 2007 - From The Field
An expedition by MacArthur grantee Wildlife Conservation Society to a remote corner of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has uncovered forests containing six new animal species: a bat, a rodent, two shrews, and two frogs.
May 15, 2007 - Press Release
In an effort to bolster the leadership and training of international development professionals, a new MacArthur-supported commission will examine how the next generation of leaders can be better prepared to tackle complex challenges.
May 9, 2007 - Press Release
Leading scientific institutions announced the launch of the Encyclopedia of Life, a global effort to document all 1.8 million named species of animals, plants, and other forms of life on earth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...