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"We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came." -John F. Kennedy

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Your funds will help us develop breakthrough solutions in three priority areas:

1

Ending ocean plastic pollution by driving circular economy recycling solutions

2

Protecting bird species that are sentinels of environmental quality, by working to reverse the loss of ~3 billion birds in North America in the last 50 years

3

Revitalizing coral reefs, one of the hardest hit marine ecosystems, predicted to be entirely gone by 2050

According to Charity Navigator, only about 3% of total charitable giving in the U.S. goes to help the environment/animals.

Join us in highlighting the vital importance of the environment so people and nature thrive!

90% of funds contributed to Howell Conservation Fund are spent directly on conservation programs.

60% Projects & Programs

The majority of funding goes to support our project and program specific activities like education.

30% Catalytic Grants

These unrestricted funds are used for catalytic grants to drive breakthrough solutions in the conservation sector.

10% Overhead Rate

Well below average in the non-profit sector, this financing helps keep our lights on and pays for items like organizational insurance.  The overhead rate only applies to project specific grants and does not apply to general donations from the public.

90% of funds contributed to Howell Conservation Fund are spent directly on conservation programs.

60%

Programs and Projects

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30%

Catalytic Grants

These "unrestricted funds" in non-profit speak are used for catalytic grants to drive breakthrough solutions in the conservation sector

10%

Overhead Rate

well below average in the non-profit sector.  This helps keep our lights on and pays for items like organizational insurance.  The overhead rate only applies to grants that we apply for to support a specific project.  The overhead rate does not apply to general donations from the public.

We catalyze breakthrough solutions to root cause global conservation issues

Howell Conservation Fund focuses specifically on environmental conservation, helping people and nature thrive.  We are laser focused on solutions that solve at the root cause of conservation issues and that are market-based, applying an entrepreneurial approach to drive high-impact outcomes.

Should you choose to support us, your funds will go to drive breakthrough solutions to

1

Ending ocean plastic pollution, driving “circular economy” solutions instead

Only about 3% of total charitable giving in the U.S. goes to help environment / animals.  This percentage has been fairly constant over the past decade.  According to Charity Navigator, environment / animals encompasses organizations that a.) preserve and protect the environment and to promote environmental research, conservation, and appreciation orb.) protect, defend and provide needed services to domestic and wild animals.  Join us in highlighting the vital importance of the environment so people and nature thrive!

90% of funds contributed to Howell Conservation Fund are spent directly on conservation programs.

60%

of contributions are spent on program and project-specific activities, including education.

30%

of all general donations that come into Howell Conservation Fund (called “unrestricted funds” in non-profit speak) are used for catalytic grants to drive breakthrough solutions in the conservation sector.   

10%

our overhead rate, well below average in the non-profit sector.  This helps keep our lights on and pays for items like organizational insurance.  The overhead rate only applies to grants that we apply for to support a specific project.  The overhead rate does not apply to general donations from the public.

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