“Legacy for Future Generations"

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

113th National Day Felicitation

December 16, 2020

113th National...

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11 November: Celebrating Constitution Day in dedication to His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth Druk Gyalpo

November 10, 2020


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In Commemoration of His Majesty’s 12th Coronation Anniversary

November 1, 2020

On this special occasion, the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation Management is...

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Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation supports Royal Government of Bhutan towards Waste Management Flagship Program

October 22, 2020

The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation is pleased to frontload a one-time grant of...

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Saalang Tendrel for BTFEC Office Construction

April 9, 2020

Coinciding with the 13th Day of 02nd month of the Lunar calendar, the Saalang Tendrel for BTFEC...

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January 30, 2020

In December 2019, Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation( BTFEC) conducted the Annual...

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Important Informaton

At a Glance

  1. Ongoing projects : 29
    1. Large Grants : 25
    2. Small Grants : 4
  2. Investment as of 30th June 2020 :
    1. Off shore USD : 52514885
    2. In country USD : 7249228
  3. Projects since Inception :
    1. Large Grants :
    2. Small Grants :

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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