Climate change poses problems. We fund solutions.

The WCS Climate Adaptation Fund provides grant awards to conservation non-profits across the United States to catalyze innovative, science-driven projects responding to the impacts of climate change on wildlife and people.


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We have awarded $17 million to 91 adaptation projects across 40 States & Territories

Our grant partners implement ground breaking, science based projects, using traditional and new conservation tools applied in strategic ways to help wildlife and ecosystems adapt to a range of climate impacts. Learn more about the projects supported on the interactive map below.

Climate Adaptation Fund Projects are:


Explore our Map of Projects by Ecosystem Type and Climate Challenge

  • See the color-coded key for climate challenge type.

  • Click the filter buttons to filter by ecosystem type.

  • Use the search bar to search the portfolio of projects.

  • See a full project list and their pages HERE.

Climate Challenges

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