Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza A.C.


  • Type Direct (National)
  • Date of accreditation 28 Feb 2019

Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza A.C. (FMCN) is a national entity based in Mexico with a mission to provide strategic technical and financial support to conserve Mexico’s natural heritage. Established in 1994, FMCN has more than 24 years of experience in financing climate change adaptation and mitigation actions in Mexico by catalysing resource mobilization, building partnerships to engage various actors and sectors and searching for innovative conservation mechanisms. As an environmental fund, the applicant has focused on biodiversity conservation, marine and coastal protected areas, forest conservation, sustainable agriculture, deforestation and water resource management and local community development.

Accreditation timeline

Accreditation term 1

03 Sep 2019 - 02 Sep 2024

Accreditation date

28 Feb 2019

AMA execution date

07 Jul 2019

AMA effectiveness

03 Sep 2019

Term end date

02 Sep 2024

Entity details

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending




River Restoration for Climate Change Adaptation (RIOS)


Ms. Mireya Méndez De la Torre

General Coordinator
Phone +52 (228) 8136058
Phone +52 (228) 8136059
Phone +52 (228) 8136060
Dr. Renee Montagut

General Director
Denice Lugo

Social and environmental investigations Coordinator
Ms. Graciela Reyes Retana

Investigation and Development Director