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Carbonfund.org

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Introduction

Carbonfund.org Foundation is a nonprofit focused on climate change mitigation and Amazon rainforest conservation through support of highest quality third party validated and verified voluntary carbon offset projects. Founded in 2003, Carbonfund.org is headquartered in East Aurora, NY. The organization is notable for its healthy financials, spending 95% directly on its programs. Carbonfund.org is Platinum Rated for Highest Level of Financial Transparency by GuideStar.

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Carbonfund.org

$2.6m

Annual Budget
2018
Program Spend
88%
Fundraising Spend
1%
Management Spend
9%
Founded
2004
EIN
20-0231609
Headquarters
East Aurora
# Employees
62
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Mission and Work

Mission

Our mission is to reduce the impact of climate change through the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions, educate the public about the issues of climate change, support renewable energy, energy efficiency, and forestry projects, and seek ways to have a cleaner and healthier environment.

Carbonfund

$1.5m annual program spend • foundation's programs continue to reduce the impact of climate change through the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions, educating the public about the issue of climate change, and supporting renewable energy, energy efficiency, and reforestation projects. We retired over 353,000 carbon offsets and planted 65,000 trees during 2018.

Program 2

$800k annual program spend • Operated camp quinebarge in moultonborough, New Hampshire and educated 342 children about the environment and climate change while developing an ongoing appreciation for nature, the outdoors, and an active lifestyle.

Carbonco, a Wholly

Owned subsidiary of the foundation, continued advising the 34,000-hectare purus project, the first-ever redd+ project in the acre, brazil to achieve dual validation and verification to the vcs and the ccbs with gold distinction. Carbonco continued to advise the russas and valparaiso projects, which will conserve more than 70,000 hectares in the brazilian juru-valparaiso river basin. The russas and valparaiso projects were also validated and verified to the vcs and ccbs with gold distinction. The envira amazonia project is one of the largest redd+ projects in the world and is one of only a handful of forestry projects to be validated and verified as triple gold distinction for exceptional climate, community, and biodiversity benefits.

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