March 31, 2017
A Human Touch to Ocean Funding
Publisher(s): GrantCraft, Foundation Center
Funder(s): David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Oak Foundation, Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, The, SunLight Time Foundation, Campbell Foundation, Tiffany & Co. Foundation
Author(s): Anna Pond
This GrantCraft case study, developed for Foundation Center's FundingtheOcean.org portal, explores how the Helmsley Charitable Trust took a humanistic approach in their due diligence processes with grantees in Madagascar. It includes the perspective of one of it's grantees, Blue Ventures, and how they worked together locally to establish a campaign to rebuild tropical fishing communities in Madagascar while sustaining natural resources and biodiversity. Read the case study.