Mesoamerican Reef Fund (MarFund)

Updated: 15 Dec, 2023

Funding type


Project size funding

US$ 5.001 - 20.000, US$ 20.001 - 50.000, US$ 300.001 - 500.000, US$ 500.001 - 2.000.000

Target region/countries

Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico

Eligible Organisations for funding

Communities / Non-registered citizen groups, National goverment, Non-profit or Civil Society Organization (NGO), Towns & Municipalities, Scholar Institution, Subnational goverment


Marine & Coast

Biodiversity Categories

Green Economy (incl. Ecotourism), Pollution Management, Protected Areas and other conservation measures, Restoration, Sustainable Use (of productive areas)

Sector Tags

Environmental Protection and Conservation

Funding Criteria

Belize Marine Fund
- addressing (root causes of) some of Belize’s and the region’s most urgent environmental and marine resources management challenges
- requires co-funding
- replication options

Application process

Small grants
Call for application

Belize Marine Fund
Call for application

Protection of Maritime Resources in Central America
by invitation only

Application language

English, Spanish

Additional information

Founded as regional coordination organization by Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, A.C. (FMCN) Mexico, Protected Areas Conservation (PACT) Belize, Fundación para la Conservación de los Recursos Naturales y de Ambiente en Guatemala (FCG) Guatemala, Fundación Biosfera (FB) – Honduras

For additional information related to Mar+Invest, see the dedicated entry MAR+invest: