The Conservation Fund

Rating: 4.89 stars   28 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Environment, Water


1655 N. Fort Myer Drive Ste 1300 Arlington VA 22209 USA


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.

Geographic areas served:

United States


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

2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

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I have always supported the preservation and protection of our ever-fragile environment. The Conservation Fund has the highest rating on Charity Navigator, and is extremely efficient in how it distributes its funds. I am proud to be a small financial supporter of the environment, and I look forward to a greener future that The Conservation Fund will make possible.

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My son Steve Hobbs is your Minnesota director and through him I have learned of the work your organization has been able to do. Thank you very much for all you have done. Kathryn Hobbs Kent

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