The Purves Environmental Fund’s vision is an environmentally sustainable world in which biodiversity is preserved.
Their mission is to advance, primarily through education of individuals and organisations, environmental sustainability and preservation of biodiversity.
Their charitable purposes are:
Their Core Objectives
They grant gifts (funds) to enable and empower others working towards environmental sustainability and preservation of biodiversity.
They aim to:
Their Focus Areas
They periodically review their funding focus area in accordance with their strategy and direction that reflect the latest environmental movement and gaps in effecting changes.
Below are the list of their current funding focus areas. They endeavour to support initiatives that address these matters, and strongly align with their core objectives, visions, and charitable purposes.
They aim to support advocacy and or or innovative initiatives that aim to mitigate or prevent biodiversity loss from destruction of the habitat. In particular, they endeavour to support initiatives aimed at:
– Managing invasive species
– Stopping broad-scale tree-clearing
– Protecting wilderness areas.
They aim to support key important environmental NGOs become financially sustainable by helping them build and strengthen their financial capacity, and also seek to empower future leaders of environmental movement and conservation through training or employment.
They aim to support initiatives that seek to improve policies around water and land resource management under a changing climate. In particular activities that seek to advocate for:
– Improvement in the management of their scarce water resources, and/or
– Transition to climate-friendly food production