Welcome to the Micronesia Conservation Trust.

The Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT) supports biodiversity conservation and related sustainable development for the people of Micronesia in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of Palau (ROP), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), the US Territory of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

MCT Vision:

Our Micronesia: respecting and managing our land, air and sea, enhancing livelihoods, our quality of life and the environmental integrity of our islands.

MCT supports conservation across Micronesia by:

  • providing long-term, sustained funding through grant programs,
  • building the capacity of Micronesians and Micronesian organizations to design and manage conservation programs, and
  • providing a regional forum to bring people from government, private enterprise, and community and non-profit organizations together to collectively address the challenges of natural resource management in Micronesia.

2014 Open Call for Proposals

MCT is seeking a qualified consultant/organization to carry out an external review of its conservation impact.  MCT’s By-Laws require that “MCT will conduct periodic external/independent reviews of the conservation impact of its re-granting and capacity-building programs on the ground as well as periodic independent assessments of its internal program management.  These independent reviews will be conducted every five years.”  The MCT 2010-2013 Strategic Action Plan also prioritizes conducting an external review.  In addition to MCT’s own commitment to conducting the said reviews, several external evaluations of MCT’s management capacity and operational effectiveness have highlighted the need for an independent external review of its programs’ impact. Please click here for more information.


Current Project Highlights:

MCT Participates in US Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

The Micronesia Conservation Trust has applied and been accepted to participate in the US Compined Federal Campaign (CFC), targeting US Federal Employees.  The CFC is the only authorized solicitation in the federal workforce on behalf of approved charities.  For the past several months many of you have been contributing to our Combined Federal Campaign. We are very pleased to let you know that thus far we have raised over $5600 from your kind contributions. We are also very happy to inform you that, for every dollar you gave, an anonymous donor has generously provided a dollar in matching funds, bringing your total contributions to more than $11,200.

The Micronesia Challenge Young Champions Program

Our Micronesia's next generation of conservation leaders promote conservation and the Micronesia Challenge in their Jurisdictions (click to read more...)

Photo Listing


Micronesia's Changing Climate

Micronesia's Changing Climate, a new video from the Micronesia Conservation Trust, is available online here.

protecting micronesia's environment through long-term, sustainable funding