The Conservation and Community Investment Forum (CCIF) is a nonprofit consulting group specializing in applying the tools, strategies, and resources of the private sector to address urgent conservation and sustainable community development issues worldwide.


Working with a variety of partners CCIF seeks to advance innovative and direct solutions to accelerate the delivery of conservation and sustainable community development successes on the ground: both improving the methods and approaches utilized by our partners, and building the capacity of their organizations to replicate and scale-up these successes across their programs. Click here for more about CCIF

CCIF focuses on the following three core areas:

We conduct sound analyses to design innovative financing strategies for critical conservation challenges around the globe, combining expertise in on-the-ground conservation work with experience in finance and natural resources economics.

Conservation and natural resource management efforts are invariably linked to communities and their livelihoods and security. We work at the intersection of these issues to find ways to enhance community development and improve conservation efforts for the long-term.

We assess and design opportunities and solutions to transform destructive practices and industries and develop strategic investments in improved business models, markets, and enterprises.

Conservation and Community Investment Forum * 423 Washington Street, 4th Floor * San Francisco, CA 94111 * ph: (415) 421-3774 * fax: (415) 415-3304