The Catalyst Fund strives to accelerate the pace and practice of landscape conservation across the United States by making strategic investments in strengthening the collaborative infrastructure and coordination capacity of place-based, community-grounded Landscape Conservation Partnerships. The Catalyst Fund prioritizes the transition from collective vision to collective action. At this inflection point, participants have already demonstrated a commitment to the Partnership through a significant investment of time and energy to build relationships and establish the foundation of trust necessary for working together.
A portion of the Catalyst Fund is dedicated to supporting Indigenous leadership in landscape conservation. We especially invite Partnerships that are led by Indigenous peoples, organizations, and communities to apply.
The Catalyst Fund aims to accelerate the pace and practice of collaborative landscape conservation across the United States. The Fund makes strategic investments in strengthening the collaborative infrastructure and coordination capacity of place-based, community-grounded Landscape Conservation Partnerships—building in landscapes across the country the enduring collaborative capacity that is necessary to achieve bigger, better, and more durable conservation and stewardship over the long term.