Ideas backed by reliable knowledge have greater potential to create long-term impact because they are founded in science, not speculation. The Packard Foundation supports creative, timely research to spark fresh thinking and produce effective, innovative solutions.

In addition, we have a longstanding commitment to supporting institutions that use the power of science to generate new knowledge about our Earth’s natural systems and communicate that knowledge to the public. These commitments include:

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Science Subprogram

We work with our grantees to put knowledge into action by connecting scientists with decision makers to further the Foundation’s conservation goals.

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OUR APPROACH

We support creative, timely research to spark fresh thinking and produce effective, innovative solutions.