We provide catalytic capacity building services to local organizations in developing countries to provide an enabling environment for nature based investments in the Landscape.

We partner with NGOs, local public authorities, business organizations, companies, international donor organizations, local micro-financial and global financial institutions.

Our capacity building services provide an enabling environment for investments in the Landscape such as water, reforestation and ecotourism, providing clean water, ecosystem services,  carbon offsets, biodiversity conservation, and jobs.

We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization that has been providing capacity building services and funding in developing countries since 2008. We do not accept unsolicited funding requests.


W. Carey Crane III,  Chairman, is a longtime conservation expert, comes from a family that has been active at the top levels of the American conservation movement for over fifty years and has been the lead participant in large public/private partnerships.

Robert H. Loftur-Thun, CEO, is a entrepreneurial social, economic, and environmental sustainability executive with over 30 years of experience in the private and nonprofit sectors, forging CSR partnerships with corporations, providing capacity building services to environmental NGOs and working with international donor organizations.

4243 Jackson Street, 1st Floor

The Plains, Virginia, 20198


Email: rlofturthun@ecocatalyst.org