Biodiversity Funders Group

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $150,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    2/21/2019
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
The Biodiversity Funders Group (formerly known as the Consultative Group on Biological Diversity) seeks to support and grow a community of biodiversity grantmakers that pursues complementary and collaborative strategies. The Hewlett Foundation is a Group member.
About the Grantee
Address
Presidio Building 1016, 2nd Flr P.O. Box 29361, San Francisco, CA, 94129-0361, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Consultative Group on Biological Diversity seeks to conserve and restore biological diversity by helping foundations work together. Its goals are to (1) create strategic partnerships among funders to address threats to biological diversity, (2) increase the strategic impact of grantmaking by connecting member foundations, (3) identify emerging issues around biological diversity conservation, and (4) promote the effective use of monitoring and evaluation activities. This grant would support the Hewlett Foundation’s membership in the Group for two years.
for general operating support  
The Consultative Group on Biological Diversity is made up of fifty-eight member foundations. The group seeks to conserve and restore biological diversity by helping foundations work together. It emphasizes efficient learning and collaboration so that member foundations can more wisely and effectively use resources to achieve their biological diversity goals. Its goals are: (1) to create strategic partnerships among funders to address threats to biological diversity, (2) to increase the strategic impact of grantmaking by connecting member foundations together, (3) to identify emerging issues around biological diversity conservation, and (4) to promote the effective use of monitoring and evaluation activities. Hewlett Foundation staff regularly participates in Consultative Group on Biological Diversity issue briefings and relies on the Group's staff for access to experts and coordination with other funders. This grant would support the Hewlett Foundation's membership in the Consultative Group for two years.

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