Monday, December 17, 2018
Background

The Saint Lucia National Conservation Fund

Based on the natural resource and biodiversity context, threats, and management needs outlined above, the SLUNCF will direct its efforts strategically to achieve a unifying vision and mission. The SLUNCF will be integral to supporting the management of Saint Lucia’s biodiversity and natural resources against the need for social capital and partnership and opportunities for sustainable livelihoods and use as management priorities.

 

As described in the SLUNCF’s Bylaws, the purpose and objectives of the SLUNCF are to support the long-term management and expansion of Saint Lucia’s areas of land and/or sea which are specifically dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity and natural resources and other activities that contribute substantially to the conservation, protection and maintenance of biodiversity, while also creating sustainable livelihoods.

Our Core Values
Throughout its efforts, the SLUNCF will strive to abide by the following core values:

Transparency and Integrity

The SLUNCF is committed to openness, transparency, and honesty in its operations and in issuing grants.

Cooperation and Inclusivity

The SLUNCF will work in partnership with communities and non-governmental organizations.

Conservation and Sustainability

Towards and in support of the conservation and sustainability of our ecosystems.

Accountability

The SLUNCF is accountable for all actions and decisions internally and to their constituents.

Learning

learning both internally and externally and will work to implement best practices

Organisational Effectiveness

working with grantees to build grantee capacity and increase their effectiveness.

Protecting Our Livelihoods