CREST Supporters

The following philanthropic foundations, international development agencies, government agencies, private companies, and nonprofit organizations have provided financial support for CREST studies, field projects, programs, conferences, publications, and films. Several have provided multiple grants. Not included are donations by CREST Board members, in-kind donations, or contributions of less than $5000.

  • Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy
  • Africa Safari Lodge Foundation
  • andBeyond
  • Banco Popular
  • Basecamp Foundation
  • Belize Tourism Board
  • Blue Moon Fund
  • Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts
  • Christensen Fund
  • CODESIN (Consejo para el Desarrollo de Sinaloa)
  • Compton Foundation
  • Corporacion Aeroportuaria Del Este
  • CRUSA (Costa Rica USA Foundation)
  • CS Mott Foundation
  • Ecodit
  • Ecoventura
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Fidecomiso de Turismo de Los Cabos
  • Flora Family Fund
  • FONATUR
  • Fondazione Agireinsieme
  • Ford Foundation
  • Foundation for Global Community
  • Freeman Foundation
  • Fundacion Corcovado
  • Hidden Canopy Treehouse
  • Holbrook Travel
  • GIZ (German International Cooperation)
  • Green Vacation Homes
  • Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association
  • Grupo Puntacana
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • Inter-American Foundation
  • International Community Fund
  • International Finance Corporation
  • Intrepid Travel Foundation
  • Island Press
  • Jane Goodall Institute
  • JetBlue
  • La Chonta Nature Park
  • Lennox Foundation
  • Loreto Bay Foundation
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • Micato Safaris
  • Ministry of Environment, State of Guerrero, Mexico
  • Municipality of Los Cabos
  • Munson Foundation
  • Ocean Foundation
  • Overbrook Foundation
  • Pacific Foundation
  • Packard Foundation
  • Park Foundation
  • Pellas Development Group
  • Peninsula Papagayo
  • ProParques Foundation
  • Ramada Plaza Herradura
  • Rancho La Puerta
  • Resort Developers (anonymous)
  • Rainforest Alliance
  • Resources Legacy Fund
  • Rockefeller Brothers
  • Save The Waves Coalition
  • Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
  • SNV (Dutch Development Agency)
  • Spirit of the Big Five Foundation
  • St. Kitts Foundation
  • Stanford University
  • Summit Foundation
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Travel Foundation
  • Thomson Safaris
  • Tides Canada
  • Tinker Foundation
  • Turneffe Atoll Trust
  • UN Development Programme
  • UN Environment Programme
  • UN Foundation
  • US Institute for Peace
  • USAID
  • Virgin Unite
  • Wallace Global Fund
  • World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)
  • World Wildlife Fund

Eco-Auction Donors

These tourism businesses have supported CREST by donating vacation packages for seasonal online eco-auctions, which support our research, internship program, Travelers' Philanthropy program, and operations as a non-profit (as of March 2016).