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General Purposes

Bellagio Forum for Sustainable Development

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $30,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2002–June 30, 2003
  • Location Osnabruck, Germany
  • Geographic Focus Asia, Europe, North America

About this grant

The Bellagio Forum for Sustainable Development (BFSD) serves an international network that jointly designs and implements projects that contribute to improved environmental balance, economic stability and social progress in an international framework.Funding will support objectives that include ensuring that grantmakers have up-to-date information on sustainable development issues; providing a venue for the development of joint projects between grantmakers and other stakeholders; incubating, launching and monitoring innovative projects to promote international sustainable development; and encouraging discussion and dialogue on sustainable development issues. Projects will include sustainable livelihoods, a media initiative, a policy dialogue initiative and sustainable development indicators.BFSD was founded in Bellagio, Italy, in 1993 as an initiative of the Rockefeller Foundation. Its member organizations are based in Asia, Europe and North America.