Focus of This Profile: Grants 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, and Natural Resources
Wildlife Conservation. The international conservation interests of the Foundation include:
Most grant recipients are nonprofit conservation organizations. International grants generally range from US$10 thousand to US$200 thousand.
APPLICATION: The Foundation’s guidelines explain the criteria of a viable project, and indicate details to include in an application. There is no calendar deadline.
Contact information is provided for the Foundation’s program managers in New York.
About how to apply
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands
East Europe and Russia (Russian Far East)
Latin America and Caribbean
The Foundation’s tax reports include annual lists of grants.
Grant seekers should review Recent Grants as a guide to the Foundation’s priorities.
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