About us

We are the world’s first environmental trust fund, established in 1992 as a collaborative venture between the Royal Government of Bhutan, United Nations Development Program, and World Wildlife Fund.

An endowment of US$20 million was set up as an innovative mechanism to finance conservation programs over the long term in Bhutan. Donors to the trust fund include the World Wildlife Fund and the Global Environment Facility, the governments of Bhutan, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway and Switzerland

Latest Posts

Commemorating 41st Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King

February 18, 2021

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HRH Gyalsey’s fifth Birth Anniversary

February 5, 2021

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113th National Day Felicitation

December 16, 2020

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In Commemoration of His Majesty’s 12th Coronation Anniversary

November 1, 2020

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BTFEC supports Royal Government of Bhutan towards Waste Management Flagship Program

October 22, 2020

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Saalang Tendrel for BTFEC Office Construction

April 9, 2020

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Important Informaton

At a Glance

  1. Ongoing projects : 29
    1. Large Grants : 25
    2. Small Grants : 4
  2. Endownment as of 30th June 2020 :
    1. Off shore USD : 52,514,885
    2. Domestic USD : 7,249,228
  3. Projects since Inception :
    1. Large Grants : 134
    2. Small Grants : 74

Mandated by the Royal Charter, BTFEC’s field programs encompass the three broad themes: Biodiversity Conservation, Ecosystem Management and Social Well-being.

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