We envision a world where people can thrive and nature can flourish - a world in which one is not sacrificed for the other.

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We envision a world where people can thrive and nature can flourish - a world in which one is not sacrificed for the other.

We envision a world where people can thrive and nature can flourish - a world in which one is not sacrificed for the other.

We seek to promote the health and well-being of the planet – its people and its natural environment – by focusing on three program areas:

Mesoamerican Reef

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Mesoamerican Reef

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Equality for Women and Girls

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Equality for Women and Girls

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Sustainable Cities

Sustainable Cities

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Young People Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health: Toward a New Normal

Youth need information about their bodies and rights, as well as tools and support to make the decisions best for themselves and their circumstances.The Youth Investment, Engagement, and Leadership Development (YIELD) Project report, Young People Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health: Toward a New Normal, finds that making this happen will require young people’s participation and leadership at every level.
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The Summit Foundation Appoints Cheri Recchia as Director for its Mesoamerican Reef Program

The Summit Foundation has appointed Cheri Recchia as Director for its Mesoamerican Reef (MAR) Program, a role in which she will lead the foundation’s grantmaking for all ocean conservation activities.
“We are very excited for Cheri to lead our MAR program,” said Summit Foundation President Alexis Sant…. Read More »