Foundation Funding Examples

  • The Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt DBU (website)

    The Foundation concentrates on environmental technology and research, nature conservation, environmental communication and cultural assets. Read more

  • The Ford Foundation (website)

    The Environment and Development program helps people and groups acquire, protect, improve and manage land, water, forests, wildlife and other natural assets in ways that help reduce poverty and injustice. Read more

  • The Gatsby Charitable Foundation (website)

    The Developing Countries Program aims to promote environmentally sustainable development and poverty alleviation through selected programmes aimed at supporting basic agriculture and other enterprise in selected African countries. Read more

  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (website)

    The Conservation and Science Program is focused on the challenge of sustainability, finding paths for human progress that protect and restore the ecological systems upon which all life depends. Read more

  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (website)

    The Foundation's program in Conservation and the Environment (C&E) has evolved over time. Read more

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (website)

    The Conservation and Sustainable Development grantmaking area is dedicated to conserving biodiversity. Read more

  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (website)

    The Environmental Conservation program aims to change the ways in which important terrestrial and coastal marine ecosystems are used to conserve critical ecological systems and functions, such as the climate function of the Andes-Amazon rainforest, for future generations, while allowing current uses to be sustained. Read more

  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (website)

    The Mott’s Foundation’s environment grantmaking includes support to nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) working to make national and global financial institutions more responsive to environmental and social concerns through its International Finance for Sustainability focus. Read more

  • The Rockefeller Brothers Fund (website)

    The Sustainable Development program seeks to conserve terrestrial and marine biodiversity by protecting and restoring ecosystems and by fostering sustainable communities that pursue locally-appropriate development plans. Read more

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme