Projects

Client Earth

Client Earth is a group of activist lawyers committed to securing a healthy planet.  They work to protect the environment through advocacy, litigation and science.

Client Earth were given £15,000 to support the organisation to participate in Phase One of the ‘Valuing the Ocean’ Marine CoLABoration, convening a facilitated group of organisations to explore how to communicate the role of the ocean in human wellbeing and deploy evidence in more effective ways.

Fauna and Flora International

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) act to conserve threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and taking into account human needs.

We gave FFI £15,000 to support the organisation to participate in Phase One of the ‘Valuing the Ocean’ Marine CoLABoration, convening a facilitated group of organisations to explore how to communicate the role of the ocean in human wellbeing and deploy evidence in more effective ways.

Institute for European Environmental Policy

The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) is an independent, not for profit institute dedicated to advancing an environmentally sustainable Europe through policy analysis, development and dissemination.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £15,000 to support the organisation to participate in Phase One of the ‘Valuing the Ocean’ Marine CoLABoration, convening a facilitated group of organisations to explore how to communicate the role of the ocean in human wellbeing and deploy evidence in more effective ways.

International Programme on the State of the Ocean

The International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO) is an initiative created to enable a greater scientific understanding of the services the ocean provides to humankind and the impact of the main human stressors upon it, enabling solutions to be explored and greater communication with decision-makers and the public. To that end, the initiative brings together science, communications, policy and legal disciplines.

IPSO received £15,000 to support the organisation to participate in Phase One of the ‘Valuing the Ocean’ Marine CoLABoration, convening a facilitated group of organisations to explore how to communicate the role of the ocean in human wellbeing and deploy evidence in more effective ways.

Marine Conservation Society

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the leading UK charity focused on promoting marine conservation in UK waters.

MCS was given £15,000 to support the organisation to participate in Phase One of the ‘Valuing the Ocean’ Marine CoLABoration, convening a facilitated group of organisations to explore how to communicate the role of the ocean in human wellbeing and deploy evidence in more effective ways.

Thames Estuary Partnership

The Thames Estuary Partnership (TEP) is the only non-campaigning organisation looking after one of the world’s premier rivers and provides a framework for sustainable management of the Thames. With a strong network of over 4000 stakeholders, TEP is an effective membership organisation delivering best practice, knowledge sharing and key connections to achieve a thriving living and working river for London.

TEP has received £15,000 to support it in participating in Phase One of the ‘Valuing the Ocean’ Marine CoLABoration. It will be part of  a facilitated group of organisations which are exploring how to communicate the role of the ocean in human wellbeing and deploy evidence in more effective ways.

Zoological Society of London

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity whose mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

The Zoological Society of London has received £15,000 to support the organisation to participate in Phase One of the ‘Valuing the Ocean’ Marine CoLABoration. It is convening a facilitated group of organisations to explore how to communicate the role of the ocean in human wellbeing and deploy evidence in more effective ways.

The ZSL took the lead on the One Less Bottle campaign which asks the public to only use refillable water bottles instead of buying the single-use throw away plastic ones, because of how many of these are winding up in our oceans.

Forum for the Future

Forum for the Future is an independent non-profit working globally with business, government and other organisations to solve complex sustainability challenges.

Forum for the Future was given £15,000 to support the organisation to participate in Phase One of the ‘Valuing the Ocean’ Marine CoLABoration, convening a facilitated group of organisations to explore how to communicate the role of the ocean in human wellbeing and deploy evidence in more effective ways.

Natural History Museum

CGF gave Natural History Museum £80,000 towards four major new commissions for the main galleries in the Museum, as a culmination of the Foundation’s six year partnership with the Museum.

The purpose of this project was for it to be an innovative art and science collaboration.  Through a unique collection of environmental records the Natural History Museum invited photographer Chrystel Lebas to contribute to a comparative study of locations spanning 80 years providing a unique record of environmental change.

Funding Fish

Funding Fish received £180,000 towards core costs to establish and manage a marine funders’ collaborative to support projects aimed at implementing the reformed Common Fisheries Policy across Europe.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) intends to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

The OECD received £45,000 to conduct a global forward-looking assessment of the ocean economy to 2030 and beyond, with particular emphasis on the development potential of emerging ocean-based industries.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation, as well as a popular tourist attraction.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh received £25,000 to promote children’s access to natural green space by testing the theory that nature play can be used as a tool to encourage natural regeneration and biodiversity, disseminating the evidence and developing practical guidelines for the sector.

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and all wildlife, helping to create a better world for everyone.

The RSPB received £47,000 to determine critical threshold levels for children’s connection to nature and a national baseline for teenagers.

Wildlife and Countryside Link

Wildlife and Countryside Link is a unique coalition of 45 voluntary organisations concerned with the conservation and protection of wildlife and the countryside.

The Foundation gave Wildlife and Countryside Link £30,000 to employ a part-time Communications Manager to improve communication, enhance collaboration and increase capacity across the environment sector to influence with a collective voice.

Bernadette Lynch

Dr Bernadette Lynch is an academic and museum professional with twenty-five years’ experience in senior management in the UK and Canadian museums.

Bernadette Lynch received £18,600 to commission an evaluation of the ‘Communities in Nature’ initiative, assessing its impact and outcomes five years on and providing recommendations for the future.

Ocean Recovery Alliance

The focus of Ocean Recovery Alliance is to bring together new ways of thinking, technologies, creativity and collaborations in order to introduce innovative projects and initiatives that will help improve our ocean environment.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £10,000 to support the hosting and evaluation of an international ocean film festival in June 2015 to coincide with Blue Week Lisbon, and a follow-up event in London to explore findings.

Battersea Arts Centre

The Battersea Arts Centre, among its many projects, runs workshops for 5000 young people and children annually.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forwards £20,000 for an evaluation of the impact of The Agency, and lessons learned from a new participatory project developed by Battersea Arts Centre and Contact Theatre in collaboration with People’s Palace Projects.

London International Festival of Theatre

The London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT) pioneers new forms of theatre, presenting spectacular performances and moments of magic in every corner of the London. A year-round programme culminates in the world-renowned biennial festival that transforms the city into a stage.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £100,000 towards a two-year programme of work that will see world-class artists from across the globe working alongside non-professionals in the deprived area of Tottenham to redefine excellence in participatory practice and provide transformative opportunities for participants, audiences, artists and local organisations.

National Centre for Writing

The National Centre for Writing received a grant of £63,000 for a programme to consolidate the progress and secure the legacy of the work supported under the Literature in Translation strand.

National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)

The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £60,000 to support the evaluation of the Arts Ventures Fund and the impact analysis of the ventures supported through it. The pilot Fund will test the proposition that access to appropriate investment would enable arts organisations to build their capacity for social impact and income generation.

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