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Phone: 703-525-6300
1655 N. Fort Myer Drive
Ste 1300

Virginia 22209
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Geographic areas served: United States

Programs: land conservation loans, community development programs, sustainable forestry management, green infrastructure planning and more.


At The Conservation Fund, we combine a passion for conservation with an entrepreneurial spirit to protect your favorite places before they become just a memory. A hallmark of our work is our deep, unwavering understanding that for conservation solutions to last, they need to make economic sense. Top-ranked, we have protected more than 7 million acres across America.


Here are just a few of our accomplishments in 2013:
* Helped protect land for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Maryland.
* Donated land for the first national park in Delaware.
* Helped cities across America, including Los Angeles, Atlanta and Detroit create parks.
* Reconnected a forest that stretches nearly 30 miles along the rugged North Coast of California.
* Provided loans to help family farms, like the Stacy Farm in Ohio.
* Our Land Conservation Loan Program provided critical financing and guidance to dozens of land trusts and local groups to help them save special places.

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Efficient and Effective! I would highly recommend The Fund to everyone with a passion for the environment or for economic growth... more »
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Came across the Conservation Fund while I was browsing a website on the most efficient charities in America. I'm an architect in Chattanooga and have witnessed the witnessed the benefits of public/private partnerships and non profit organizations. I'm also a lover of the outdoors and historic places... more »
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Your recent help in the Fiery Gizzard land purchace inspired my donation. My family is from the Tennessee Savage gulf area "God's country" and has been there for over 200 years. I love natural beauty and it does not get any better. I travel all over this beautiful country and would like to help see ... more »
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