The foundation helps build capacity within developing countries in its three areas of interest with grants that support research or projects that solve specific problems.
The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem in the field.
It prefers to support projects addressing under-funded issues and geographic areas.
The foundation’s geographic focus is the developing world.
It prefers to support organizations located in developing countries or to developed country organizations whose activities are of direct and immediate benefit to developing countries.
The Conservation, Food & Health Foundation supports special projects and programs of non governmental organizations in three primary fields of interest: conservation, food, and health.
Conservation grants help improve ecological and environmental conditions in the developing world.
Food grants support focused efforts to improve access to food for consumption in developing countries.
The foundation supports public health programs that are preventive rather than curative in nature.