Our Mission

Established for the family of Dorothy Batten, the Foundation creates opportunities for people to live healthy, fruitful lives, especially through the promotion of healthier environmental conditions. In order for humans to thrive, we must nurture the natural habitats in which we live and the species with which we share the planet.

Our Values


Support programs that provide original, creative, ‘out of the box’ solutions, as well as market-based strategies, that are guided by scientific research.


Support visionaries who are passionate about their mission and are willing to take risks and be pioneers.


Support organizations that work hand-in-hand with governments, communities, businesses, and other non-profit organizations to achieve greater impact.

grass roots involvement

Support organizations that are deeply connected to and representative of the communities they serve.


Providing people and species with resources to promote and ensure well-being and sustainability.