Championing land, water, oceans, and the people protecting natural resources for future generations

Fulfilling a Pledge to Rebuild the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Following Hurricane Dorian’s devastating strike to the Bahamas in September 2019, conservation philanthropist Louis Bacon, chairman of The Moore Charitable Foundation, pledged $1 million to relief and recovery efforts. After supporting emergency relief in the days after Dorian, MCF’s Bahamas affiliate, Moore Bahamas Foundation, conducted an assessment to identify longer-term projects that would advance strategic, sustainable recovery in partnership with relief and conservation organizations, government agencies, and Bahamian communities. 

Revitalizing Forests and Keeping Communities Safe with Prescribed Fire

The Moore Charitable Foundation promotes the use of prescribed burning to restore forests, maintain clean water and lower the risk of wildfire. Prescribed burning is the practice of deliberately setting and carefully managing fires under strict conditions approved and monitored by firefighting professionals. A centuries-old tradition, today the practice is used to protect and refresh forests by removing the dense vegetation build-up in a forest’s understory that fuels large wildfires. This also allows for indigenous plants and wildlife to thrive, restoring a more natural and diverse ecosystem.

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Driving tangible results in environmental conservation

The Moore Charitable Foundation is committed to effective environmental conservation and community stewardship through strong partnerships. With our partners, we are preserving open land and healthy forests, ensuring clean water, advancing marine area and species protections, and fostering future generations of conservation and community stewards.

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28

Years

Number of years The Moore Charitable Foundation has been driving conservation impact

199

Grantees

Number of grantees in land, water, marine, and community initiatives The Moore Charitable Foundation is proud to have supported last year

234

Square Kilometers

Size of marine reserve around British Overseas Territory Ascension Island, secured with partners and our support

  • 28

    Years

    Number of years The Moore Charitable Foundation has been driving conservation impact

  • 199

    Grantees

    Number of grantees in land, water, marine, and community initiatives The Moore Charitable Foundation is proud to have supported last year

  • 234

    Square Kilometers

    Size of marine reserve around British Overseas Territory Ascension Island, secured with partners and our support

“We are grateful to The Moore Charitable Foundation for partnering with us to defend our state’s precious natural riches.” — Derb Carter, Director, Southern Environmental Law Center, North Carolina

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The Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust announces a generous grant from Trinchera Blanca Foundation to help make additional conservation in Colorado’s San Luis Valley possible in 2020 and beyond.

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The North Carolina Coastal Federation announces support from the Orton Foundation to mitigate pollution, restore coastal habitats and water quality, and strengthen coastal resilience in the Lower Cape Fear River estuary.

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Colorado Open Lands announces renewed support from Trinchera Blanca Foundation for conservation work in the San Luis Valley, reflecting joint history of dedicated land, water and way-of-life protection.

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