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 219 projects funded by BTFEC, as of  today.


Ongoing Projects

 I.   Core Projects (BTFEC funded) :25
Sl.NoGrant No. Title of the ProjectGrantee Grant Amount Start Date End Date Remarks
MB0167Y16 Development of Compact and Appropriate Onsite Sanitation Technology for Reducing Public Health Hazards and Environmental Pollution in the Urban areas of Bhutan College of Science and Technology 14620000 01/07/2016 30/06/2019 Extended until 30-06-2021
MB191Y17 Conservation of Black Necked Crane in Bumthang Bumthang Territorial Division, DoFPS 2959000 01/07/2018 30/06/2021
MB189Y17 Develop Conservation Management Plan for Biological Corridor 5(BC5) and Hotspot Mapping of Human Wildlife Conflict areas under Pemagatshel Dzongkhag Pemagatshel Territorial Divisional 7330900 01/07/2018 30/06/2021
MB190Y17 Developing Climate Resilient Communities through Appropriate Adaptation and Mitigation Interventions Tarayana Foundation 12402500 01/07/2018 30/06/2021
MB192Y19 National floral diversity & conservation & preservation of native floral genetic resources through development of Tashichhodzong gardens His Majesty’s Secretariat 14954800 01/07/2019 30/06/2022
MB193Y19 Installation of charging stations to promote sustainable transport systems Ministry of Information & Communication 15000000 01/07/2019 30/06/2020
MB194Y19 Sustainable Management of NWFP and its commercialization in Bhutan Social Forestry & Extension Division 12055000 01/07/2019 30/06/2022
MB195Y19 Upscaling WBH recovery program RSPN 9607851 01/07/2019 30/06/2022
MB196Y19 Strengthening Forest fire management in Bhutan through participatory approach Forest Protection & Enforcement Division 12300000 01/07/2019 30/06/2022
MB197Y19 Clean, Green, Beautiful urban spaces for sustainable development Royal Project Coordination Office 10040000 01/07/2019 30/06/2022
MB198Y19 Strengthening and Promoting Glue Laminated Timber Technology in Bhutan Royal Academy, Pangbisa 14572000 01/07/2019 30/06/2022
MB199Y19 Critical Watershed Management of Richulum Watershed Dop Shari Gewog Administration 2110000 01/07/2019 30/06/2021
MB201Y20 Development of Agroforestry as an Alternative Livelihood Option in the Human-Wildlife Conflict Hotspots of Bhutan UWICER 5650000 01/07/2020 30/06/2023
MB202Y20 Building Capacity for climate-smart Agriculture CNR 8047000 01/07/2020 30/06/2023
MB203Y20 Protection and Conservation of Drinking Water Sources for Orong and Deothang Gewog, Samdrup Jongkhar District through public Participation Divisional Forest Office, Samdrup Jongkhar 5133370 01/07/2020 30/06/2023
MB204Y20 Ensuring Human-Elephant Coexistence for Sustainable Community Livelihood and Elephant Conservation in Samtse Forest Landscape Divisional Forest Office, Samtse 10600000 01/07/2020 30/06/2023
MB205Y20 Bumthang valley Watershed managed to maintain healthy ecosystem through waste management and adaptation programs in context of climate change Bumthang Dzongkhag 6721170 01/07/2020 30/06/2023
MB206Y20 Revival and conservation of Environment for ‘Wellness Garden Dratshang Lhuentshog 11300000 01/07/2020 30/06/2023
MB207Y20 An integrated approach to improving the degraded watersheds in Dagana Dzongkhag” Dagana Dzongkhag 6503580 01/07/2020 30/06/2023
MB208Y20 Changjiji – A Zero Waste Model Community” Clean Bhutan 9950000 01/07/2020 30/06/2023
MB209Y20 Strengthening Dog Population Management through effective waste management, community engagement and mass animal birth control” DoL 14970000 01/07/2020 30/06/2023
MB210Y20 Landscape Development Project Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpoen 3950000 01/07/2020 30/06/2021
MB211Y20 Covid 19 Relief Fund from Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation Health Ministry 11000000 01/07/2020 30/06/2021
MB212Y20 Snowmen Run Snowmen Secretariat Office 10000000 01/07/2020 30/06/2021
MB213Y20 Frontload for Water and Waste Flagship Programme during Covid 19 Pandemic GNHNC 01/07/2020 30/06/2021
 II.   Small Grant (BTFEC funded): 4
Sl.No Grant No.  Title of the Project Grantee Grant Amount Start Date End Date Remarks
SC158Y19 Enhancement of Patrolling along Manas River, One of the hotpots of illegal activities under Royal Manas National Park Royal Manas National Park 400000 02/09/2019 01/09/2020
SC159Y19 Reclamation of the Lake at Professional Development Center Royal Audit Authority 400000 19/06/2020 18/06/2021
SC160Y19 Beautification and Waste Management Dratshang Lhentshog Secretariat 400000 19/06/2020 18/06/2021
SC161Y19 Waste Management inside state reserve forest Divisional Forest Office, Tsirang 400000 19/06/2020 18/06/2021
At a Glance as of 30 Jun’15
Investment Portfolio: $53.385m
Capitalization, ’92-’96: $21m
Revenue, ’96-’15: $45.359m
Total expenditure:$17.515m
Overhead:$2.969m
Grant making since July’93
Grants approved225
Grants requested348
Range of grants$1,301 to $1.6m
Single grant ceilingNu.15,000,000 or $ 300,000, whichever is lower
Committed funds as of June 2015$5.6m
Ongoing Projects as of Date
BTFEC Funded25
Small Grants4
Total Ongoing grants29
Grant making capacity
Board members6
Independent board membersNone
Frequency of meetings2 statutory, per annum
Full time staff18

Important Informaton

At a Glance

  1. Ongoing projects : 29
    1. Large Grants : 25
    2. Small Grants : 4
  2. Investment and Return :
    1. Off shore : 52514885
    2. In country : 7249228
  3. Projects since Inception :
    1. Large Grants :
    2. Small Grants :
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