together we are making a difference

Our members voted and the results are in! The Adventure Travel Conservation Fund is excited to announce the grant winners for the 2018 ATCF Grant Cycle where $80,000 was distributed to four different projects nominated by our members. A huge congratulations to Imvelo Safari Lodges, Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust, Sistemas Naturales y Dessarollo and WILDCOAST on receiving the highest member votes!



Friends for Conservation & Development (FCD)

Grant Amount: $20,000
Project: FCD aims to conserve the natural and cultural resources of the western Chiquibul-Maya Mountains for the sustainable development of Belize.


Water for Hwange

Grant Amount: $20,000
Project: Helping to sustain water resources vital to wildlife and communities in Zimbabwe’s largest national park.


Oaxaca Sea Turtle Conservation

Grant Amount: $20,000
Project: Protecting the unique natural 7 cultural resources along the Oaxaca coastline.


Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust

Grant Amount: $20,000
Project: Promotion of innovative grassroots measures that encourage local people to become better stewards of the endangered snow leopards, their prey and habitats.


Desplastificate Todos Santos y Pescadero

Grant Amount: $20,000
Project: Educating 7 preserving communities from the risk of single-use plastics in Baja California Sur.


During 2017 ATCF Grant Cycle we distributed $135,500 to five different projects that were nominated by our members. A huge congratulations to Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust, Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program, WILDCOAST, Conservation Volunteers International Program and Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee (SPCC).


The Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee

Grant Amount: $29,000
Grant Year: 2017
Project: Waste management in the Himalayas.


Conservation Volunteers International Program

Grant Amount: $30,000
Grant Year: 2017
Project: Restoring Patagonia for future generations.

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Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust

Grant Amount: $16,500
Grant Year: 2017
Project: Restoring hope to the Gahinga community in Uganda.



Grant Amount: $30,000
Grant Year: 2017
Project: Support the conservation of coral reefs in 687,767 acres of six protected areas in the Mexican Pacific.


Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation

Grant Amount: $30,000
Grant Year: 2017
Project: Protecting the future of orangutans in Borneo.