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Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation

LCAOF2Grants for wildlife conservation in the USA and developing countries


Principal Office: USA

 

The Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation is dedicated to supporting nature conservation and the amelioration of human distress.

The Foundation makes grants to address the issues of species extinction, habitat destruction and fragmentation, resource depletion, and resource waste. It favors solutions that directly benefit local communities while protecting species and wildlands.

The Foundation is active in the USA and developing countries. It devotes a substantial portion of its grant making for wildlife conservation in Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Wildlife Conservation. The international conservation interests of the Foundation include:

  • Tiger conservation across Asia;
  • Wildlife management in the Congo Basin and East Africa, emphasizing elephants;
  • Wildlife conservation in Madagascar;
  • Jaguar conservation in Amazonia and Central America; and
  • Conservation of wildlife and ecosystems in Patagonia.

The Foundation’s grants support conservation field projects, applied ecological research, and training and education in wildlife management.

About programs

 

Most grant recipients are nonprofit conservation organizations. International grants generally range from US$10 thousand to US$200 thousand.

APPLICATION:      Note:  At the time of this update, the Foundation is not accepting applications.

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands

East Asia

South Asia

East Europe and Russia (Russian Far East)

Sub-Saharan Africa

Latin America and Caribbean

Comments

Grant seekers should review examples of recent projects as a guide to the Foundation’s priorities.

Last Profile Review

 January 2016

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