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David and Lucile Packard Foundation Conservation and Science Program
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David and Lucile Packard Foundation
The Conservation and Science Program invests in action and ideas that conserve and restore ecosystems while enhancing human well-being. The Packard Foundation welcomes ideas for funding request related to the following funding categories of their Conservation and Science program.
Ocean - The foundation aims to:
- Help the United States, Mexico, Chile, Indonesia, China and Japan to ensure that fishing and marine aquaculture are sustainable and to protect places that are vital to maintaining biodiversity and wild fish stocks.
- Promote global markets for sustainable seafood.
- Eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing—referred to here as illegal fishing—around the world.
- Protect seabirds and shorebirds and their habitats.
- Understand and proactively address the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions on the ocean.
Climate - The foundation focuses on
- Promote clean power alternatives that reduce reliance on coal.
- Increase the availability of low carbon transportation options to minimize global oil consumption.
- Increase energy efficiency across all sectors.
- Minimize emissions from land use practices around the world by stopping deforestation and improving agricultural practices.
- Reduce emissions of potent greenhouse gases beyond carbon dioxide alone, including black carbon, methane, and hydrofluorocarbons.
- Identify breakthrough strategies that will change the trajectory of greenhouse gas emissions.
Land - In the foundations has supported land conservation in the North American West through:
- scientific research
- policy research
- building capacity of organizations engaged in this work
supporting the purchase of critical lands or easements protecting those lands
Science - The Foundation supports creative, timely research to spark fresh thinking and produce effective innovative solutions including:
- Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
- Center for Ocean Solutions (COS)
- Aldo Leopold Leadership Program (ALLP)
- Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO)
Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Conservation - HTr foundation is are exploring solutions that balance agricultural economic opportunities with environmental sustainability
- Grantee partners protect forests and biodiversity while ensuring that people who rely on them can thrive by supporting sustainable smallholder agriculture.
History of Funding
A database of the foundations past funding can be found here: https://www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/
The Packard Foundation does not fund the following:
- Lobbying and activities to influence specific legislation
- Conference fees and tuition assistance
- Religious organizations
Please contact the foundation for eligibility requirements.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Awards vary by project.
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