Protecting Nature's Hotspots for people and prosperity


Founded in 2000

First grants awarded in 2001




Human Well-being

Civil Society Capacity

Enabling Conditions

CEPF In Depth

Fact Sheets

Report on CEPF’s Monitoring Framework​​: December 2013 (PDF - 1.7 MB)

Essay: Jean-Michel Severino of Project Syndicate showcases CEPF as an example of conservation-based development that improves human well-being.

P​rotected Areas
Global Table
: protected areas created or expanded with our support
Project database: Summaries of grants awarded to date, as well as reports and other resources related to individual grants

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