Rainforest Partnership

Rating: 4.94 stars   16 reviews

Issues: Animals, Environment, Water

Location: PO Box 49268 Austin TX 78765 USA

Mission: Rainforest Partnership (RP) is an Austin, TX -based nonprofit working on preserving rainforests. We do this by working with Latin American rainforest communities in supporting sustainable means of earning an income that makes it more valuable for our partner communities to keep their forests standing. To develop a global network of partners to protect the Earth’s rainforests by:  * Identifying threats to forest integrity in partnership with local stakeholders; * Working with local communities, businesses, government, and nonprofit agencies to create sustainable economic development alternatives to deforestation, ensuring the integrity of the forest and all its resources for generations to come; * Raising awareness in our communities of the issues relevant to protecting the forest and the need for action to connect activities in each partner community to global impacts on climate change; * Acting as a catalyst - linking people to people - to achieve a sustainable future. And to do so in a way that respects all, protecting human rights and preserving indigenous integrity.
Geographic areas served: Rainforest around the world
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I must say as of this date I am impressed with what they have accomplished. In the trying economic time that we are in, the ability to fund and complete the projects they have is quite impressive. They are a youthful organization, not in just in age of personal, but in history of accomplishment. They have performed quite admirably. I would recommend that they, if they do not now, create communication and links with other such related organizations. Should they find similar, which I believe they will, then a collaborative effort could be established. In doing so, they may open the funding opportunities and also expand the attendant Global influence. This would seem to be an opening of the avenue of Foundation support. Sustainability through cooperation is the lasting element of the desire. I wish them success and will continue to support.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Donations.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

See if they were coordinating with other such groups.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The desire to raise the standards of living while creating an environment to accomplish that objective.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Filled with the correct purpose and mindset.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Fulfill a part of the ultimate purpose for which it was established

Ways to make it better...

Nothing more that I stated. It is a difficult time to raise money.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

A tough emvorpnment to raise money.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I could not add amything more as what they are doing at this time.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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