Conservation

A collection of content related to conservation from across the Foundation's grantmaking

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Conservation & Sustainable Development Program Priorities

MacArthur makes policy-related grants targeting biodiversity conservation at a global scale while maintaing a variety of geographic focus regions. Read More

Solomon Islands Supports National Conservation Plan

The government of the Solomon Islands has asked The Nature Conservancy, a MacArthur grantee, to develop a national plan for community-managed marine protected areas. Read More

Public Housing Residents Train Green

Chicago public housing residents learn home improvement skills, reading, and math to help prepare them for advanced green job training. Read More
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Kelly Benoit-Bird, 2010 MacArthur Fellow

Marine biologist Kelly Benoit-Bird was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Rice Farmers in Dominican Republic Adapt to Climate Change

Several MacArthur grantees help the country's farmers develop more sustainable methods of rice production. Read More