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JMG Foundation
Funders Network on Trade and Globalization
The Goldsmith Cluster

JMG Foundation
6 Kent Close
Winchelsea
East Sussex
TN36 4EX
Great Britain
Phone:
:+44.8453633630
Fax: not available

Contact: Heather Godwin: heather@jmgfoundation.org
Website: www.jmgfoundation.org
UK Registry:
Non-charitable foundation

Harriet Williams, JMG Foundation, presentation at
Global Philanthropists
Partners for a Knowledge-based Response to Climate Change
2008

 

Description: British-style true believers in environmental causes Anti-corporate, anti-capitalist foundation created with part of the fortune of the late billionaire, Sir James Michael Goldsmith (JMG). Funds aggressive campaign to destroy biotech crop production worldwide, member of International Forum on Globalization and Funders Network on Trade and Globalization.

Wikipedia: "
Goldsmith's estate has provided finance for the JMG Foundation[15] which supports a diverse range of non-governmental organisations campaigning against GMO foodstuffs." (links go to Wikipedia pages)

Funders Network on Trade and Globalization Profile

Funder Profile
Name JMG Foundation
Email info@jmgfoundation.org
Address
Geneva,
Switzerland
Description Proactive grants to organisations (primarily based in Western Europe) seeking to curb tropical deforestation and effect a transition away from industrial agriculture. Not interested in unsolicited applications.
Areas of Funding environment and ecosystems ($100,000 to $1 million)
agriculture and food security ($100,000 to $1 million)
climate and energy ($100,000 to $1 million)
 

 

JMG Foundation Personnel

Edward Goldsmith, Trustee  
No others known  

"the fortune left by Sir James Goldsmith (an anti EU lord) has gone into the JMG Foundation, which is overseen by Jon Cracknell, one of the founder members of the Funders Network on Trade and Globalisation. Mr Cracknell did not return phone calls. (Sir Jimmy's brother, Teddy, was editor of The Ecologist and a leading light in the movement.)" Financial Times October 15 2001
 

JMG Foundation Director:
Jon Cracknell

Founder member, Funders Network on Trade and Globalization

Sample grants given by JMG Foundation:

Recipient: ANPED - The Northern Alliance for Sustainability, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Purpose: Publication of report: "Genetically Engineered Food and Crops in Croatia: A Threat to Sustainable Agriculture"

Date: 2001
 Amount unknown

Recipient: ZHABA Facilitators Collective, Budapest, Hungary
Purpose:
The formation of a network of NGOs in the Newly Independent States (former Soviet Union) working on the issue of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
Date: December 2000
Amount unknown

Recipient: Soil Association, United Kingdom
Purpose:
Publication of report: "Organic Food and Farming: Organic vs. Non-organic: The Facts"
Date: March 2001
Amount unknown

Recipient: WISE-Paris
Purpose:
Publication of book: "
La France nucléaire: matières et sites" by Mary Byrd Davis
Date: 1997
Amount unknown

Recipient: ANPED - The Northern Alliance for Sustainability, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Purpose: Meeting: "Building Resistance to Genetically Engineered Food and Agriculture in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States", in Jachranka, near Warsaw, Poland

Date: May 2000
 Amount unknown

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