At a Glance as of October 2016

Mandated by the Royal Charter, BTFEC’s field programs encompass the three broad themes: Biodiversity Conservation, Ecosystem Management and Social Well-being. Figure below represents thematic distribution of the 183 projects funded by BTFEC, as of October 2016.

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At a Glance as of 30 Jun’15 Grant making since July’93
  • Investment Portfolio: $53.385m
  • Capitalization, ’92-’96 : $21m
  • Revenue, ’96-’15: $45.359m
  • Total expenditure: $17.515m
  • Overhead: $2.969m
  • Grants approved: 169
  • Grants requested: 324
  • Range of grants: $1,301 to $1.6m
  • Single grant ceiling: Nu.15,000,000 or $ 300,000, whichever is lower
  • Committed funds as of June 2015:$5.6m
On Going Projects as of October 2016 Grant making capacity
  • BTFEC Funded: 19
  • (GEF World Bank) Funded: 10
  • Small Grants: 2
  • Total Ongoing grants: 31
  • Board members: 6
  • Independent board members: None
  • Frequency of meetings: 2 statutory, per annum
  • Full time staff: 12

BTFEC Program as of October 2016