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 238 projects funded by BTFEC, as of  today.

Ongoing Projects

 I.   Core Projects (BTFEC funded) :19
Sl.NoGrant No. Title of the ProjectGrantee Grant Amount Start Date End Date Remarks
MB214Y22 Building Adaptive through Innovative Manageent of Pests/Disease and Invasive Alien Species(IAS) in Bhutan to Enhance Sustainable Agro-biodiversity and Livelihoods GNHC,NEC & BAFRA 18091350 05/04/2022 04/04/2027 Climate Change
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
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
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
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): 0
Sl.No Grant No.  Title of the Project Grantee Grant Amount Start Date End Date Remarks
At a Glance as of 30 Jun 2021
Investment Portfolio: $81.213m
Capitalization, ’92-’96: $21m
Revenue, ’96-’21: $73.360m
Total expenditure:$29.401m
Grant making since July 1992
Grants approved239
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 2021$
Ongoing Projects as of Date
BTFEC Funded19
Small Grants0
Total Ongoing grants19
Grant making capacity
Board members6
Independent board membersNone
Frequency of meetings2 statutory, per annum
Full time staff12

Important Informaton

At a Glance

  1. Ongoing projects : 19
    1. Large Grants : 19
    2. Small Grants : 0
  2. Investment and Return :
    1. Off shore : 52,514,885
    2. In country : 7,249,228
  3. Projects since Inception : 239
    1. Large Grants : 161
    2. Small Grants : 78
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