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Conservation Finance Roundtable

2024 Conservation Finance Roundtable Group Photo

CFN’s Conservation Finance Roundtable is a cross-sector dialogue that brings together leading market development practitioners to address common obstacles and advance new conservation finance tools, with the goal of improving environmental performance and conservation outcomes.

CFN launched the Roundtable in January 2016 with support from the Conservation Innovative Grant program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. For a review of the outcomes and lessons learned for conservation finance market development from CFN’s first five years convening the Roundtable, as well as next steps for the program, please see our Impact Report.

Below are the resources for each Roundtable meeting. Attendance is by invitation only.

Panel asking questions of presenters

April 2024: Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment Durham, NC

April 2023: Gleacher Center Chicago, IL

November 2022: 21c Museum Hotel Durham, NC

March 2022: Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, IA

April 2020: Roundtable Webinar Series

October 2019: The Hatchery, Chicago

September 2018: Orrick Offices, Washington DC

April 2018: McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis

September 2017: Carnegie Endowment, Washington DC

April 2017: The Presidio, San Francisco

October 2016: Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington DC

May 2016: World Forestry Center, Portland OR

January 2016: New York Academy of Science, New York