The backbone of the funding for FoEI
activities is the membership dues paid by the
66 FoE member groups. FoE groups contribute
one percent of their unrestricted income plus
0.1 percent of their restricted income on the
basis of their revenue from two years ago to
Funds are also received from governments
and foundations. In 2000, FoEI received
funding from Dutch donor NGOs ICCO, HIVOS and
NOVIB; the Dutch Committee for IUCN, the C.S.
Mott, Goldman, and Rockefeller Brothers
foundations (United States); the Wallace
Global Fund (United States); and the Swedish
Society for Nature Conservation.