The Trust for Conservation Innovation helps environmental leaders fulfill their visions by providing nonprofit status and fiscal sponsorship services for innovative conservation projects.
On Tuesday, October 14th, Olazul was featured at National Geographic for their pioneering work on seaweed aquaculture as an option for creating sustainable ocean livelihoods that drive fishery reform. Olazul works with vulnerable fishing communities to create new ocean-based jobs that reduce poverty and support conservation. Learn more about Olazul.
On Thursday, October 16th, Zero Foodprint was recognized in an article on the front page of the SF Chronicle about the coming launch of The Perennial restaurant, which will be an laboratory for sustainable practices that drive environmental impact. Co-Owner Anthony Myint serves on Zero Foodprint’s advisory board and is a driving force behind the project’s focus on helping restaurants reduce their carbon footprints. Learn more about Zero Foodprint.
Also on Thursday, Pete Russell, the founder of Ooooby published “A Call to Arms: In Defense of Our Food” on Huffington Post. The article references Food Commons as an example of a pioneering organization with an ownership and governance model based on principles like fairness and transparency. Learn more about Food Commons.
TCI is proud to support our innovative projects as they conserve and protect a sustainable and resilient world. Learn more about all of TCI’s projects here.
It's about being able to be versatile and get started really quickly. If I have to go out and start my own nonprofit, it takes a lot of time and money to be able to operate across borders. Having a fiscal sponsor is an efficient means for moving our grant money to different countries outside the U.S. TCI offers a really sound package of services for a competitive price. For a reasonable fee, we can take donors' money and get right to work. More resources get on the ground and get on the ground sooner.