The Congo Basin Forest Fund was launched in June 2008 with a grant of £100 million from the governments of the UK and Norway to develop the capacity of the people and institutions of the Congo Basin to preserve and manage their forests.
The objective of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility (IPAF) is to strengthen indigenous peoples’ communities and their organizations by financing small-projects which foster their self-driven development.
Foundation to support programs to protect and enhance natural resources, reforest the land, implement conservation agriculture, provide clean water, ensure food security, and improve the livelihoods of people living in rural communities.
The Japan Fund for Global Environment makes grants for relevant activities implemented in developing countries by Japanese NGOs; activities implemented in developing countries by non-Japanese NGOs; and activities implemented in Japan by Japanese NGOs.
Each year, the Foundation selects a general environmental theme for its grants. The themes include sub-topics such as the following: Tree planting and forest protection; Prevention of desertification; Wildlife protection; Ecosystem and biodiversity conservation and more.
The German Federal Nature Conservation Agency (BfN)
The programme supports projects that serve in maintaining natural landscapes for the longer term and in securing and developing cultural landscapes that provide outstanding habitats for protected animal and plant species.
The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund makes annual conservation grants, and it manages a rapid response fund. It also makes awards to grassroots conservationists for outstanding work to protect wildlife and habitats, and to educate communities.
Science without Borders is a joint effort of Brazil's Ministry of Education (MEC) and Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT). The program aims to place Brazilian students and researchers in top universities worldwide.