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The International Community Foundation is the nonprofit foundation of choice for U.S. donors who are passionate about protecting the environment and improving the quality of life in Baja California and Latin America.

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ICF supports environmental, education, health and human services initiatives that change lives for the better.

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Since 1990 ICF has granted over $88 million to support important work in the Baja/Sea of Cortez Region and elsewhere.

acres designated protected habitats

ICF’s environmental efforts have protected hundreds of islands and inlets, miles of beaches and thousands of rare species.

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NEWS: Conservation and Community in Laguna San Ignacio

NEWS: Conservation and Community in Laguna San Ignacio

By: James Blair NRDC has a long history in Laguna San Ignacio, one of the last unspoiled nurseries for Pacific gray whales in Baja California Sur, Mexico. NRDC’s President, Rhea Suh, recently described her “deeply moving, thrilling” encounter with the whales of the...

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Revitalizing the Planet

Revitalizing the Planet

The International Community Foundation honorably supports and funds CERCA-Center for Renewable Energy and Environmental Quality. CERCA is proving itself as a leader in renewable energy and an influential agency to improve environmental quality by presenting energy education to more than 7000 students, advising and accompanying citizens in collective legal action against pollution, and informing the population through their online platform, airelimpiobcs.org.mx., about issues relating to energy, air quality, and health in climate change conditions…

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Getting to know ICF grantees working on Food Security in BCS

Getting to know ICF grantees working on Food Security in BCS

To support this ambitious “re-emergence,” ICF has been rapidly building the capacity of the BCS Food Security Alliance, an initiative we have been incubating over the last 7 years to increase access to fresh, healthy food, improve community health and resilience, and promote sustainable local food production. The Alianza para la Seguridad Alimentaria de BCS (ASA) is positioned to be hub for united action, creative, long-term solutions, research and support for “cultivating health food systems.”

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“Friends of” Funds Spotlight – Defensa Ambiental del Noroeste (DAN)

“Friends of” Funds Spotlight – Defensa Ambiental del Noroeste (DAN)

Defensa Ambiental Noroeste (DAN) es una organización constituída de abogados de interés público dedicados a la protección ambiental. La misión de DAN es “salvaguardar la biodiversidad y la calidad de vida garantizando el respeto de los derechos y el cumplimiento de los deberes en materia ambiental a través de la aplicación efectiva de la ley.” DAN logra esto promoviendo la aplicación del marco jurídico mexicano e internacional. DAN también proporciona asesoría legal para comunidades, individuos y organizaciones para fortalecer sus estrategias para la conservación de la biodiversidad y el patrimonio natural.

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