Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is a joint program of l'Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European Union, Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan, the MacArthur Foundation and the World Bank. It seeks to take the lead in global efforts to protect valuable, yet fragile and endangered ecosystems. CEPF’s focus is to enable civil society to benefit from conserving some of the world’s most critical ecosystems. It provides grants for NGOs and the private sector to promote the protection of global biodiversity.