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What are the Pacific Development and Conservation Trust's priorities?

The Trust prefers to fund projects that:

  • promote social, cultural and economic self-sufficiency
  • improve legal access to facilities or resources necessary for social, cultural and economic self sufficiency 
  • improve health, living standards and quality of life
  • protect endangered or threatened species
  • protect unique habitats and ecosystems
  • promote sustainable management and use of natural resources
  • protect or restore sites of important historical, environmental or cultural heritage
  • raise awareness of, or improve access to, historical, environmental or cultural heritage
  • build capacity in local communities particularly for developing indigenous ecological knowledge 
  • improve cooperation and communication between communities 
  • encourage peace, security and greater understanding between people, cultures and communities.

Important dates for the Pacific Development and Conservation Trust