Institute for Culture and Ecology

The mission of the Institute for Culture and Ecology is to conduct participatory research and on-the-ground actions that foster resilient livelihoods, communities, and ecosystems. We collaborate with communities, managers, policymakers, and other stakeholders to develop and apply the social science understanding needed to craft viable environmental polices and programs.

Institute for Culture and Ecology
Institute for Culture and Ecology PO Box 6688
Portland, Oregon 97228-6688
United States
503-331-6681
http://www.ifcae.org

President

Greg Hill

Management Team

Rebecca McLain, Eric T. Jones, Lita Buttolph, Melissa Poe

Board of Directors

Greg Hill, Cheyenne Chaplin, Timothy F. O'Brien, Holly Tsur

Project Leaders

Eric Jones

Mission

The mission of the Institute for Culture and Ecology is to conduct participatory research and on-the-ground actions that foster resilient livelihoods, communities, and ecosystems. We collaborate with communities, managers, policymakers, and other stakeholders to develop and apply the social science understanding needed to craft viable environmental polices and programs.

Programs

IFCAE's programs fall in several broad areas: participatory learning; looking at how power societies shapes interactions with the environment; and systems of stewardship and sustainability.

Statistics on Institute for Culture and Ecology

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2008: $320,000
  • Annual Budget for 2007: $91,091
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $350,000
  • Other funding sources: Grants, consulting fees, & donations from individuals, government organizations, NGOs, businesses, & foundations. We do not accept funds that would compromise our ability to act independently.
  • Religious Affiliation: none