Domestic Partner NGOs

DCNA LogoDutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA)
A non governmental, not for profit foundation,the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) is the umbrella organization for the parks in the Dutch Caribbean. DCNA supports nature conservation activities of national and local institutions which are responsible for the conservation of nature, species and or management of protected areas and other areas of high natural value in the Dutch Caribbean.

DCNA places special emphasis on fund raising and otherwise strengthening the management of the protected areas within Dutch Caribbean. DCNA headquarters are located in downtown Kralendijk on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire.

St. Maarten Pride Foundation  LogoSt. Maarten PRIDE Foundation
St. Maarten PRIDE Foundation is an environmental awareness and anti-littering foundation dedicated to the protection, conservation and proper management of St. Maarten’s natural resources, its ecological and environmental functions as well as the safeguarding of man-made monuments in order to retain the integrity of St. Maarten’s history, culture and natural environment. Contact info: or

EPIC LogoEnvironmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC)
EPIC, Inc. was established in 2000 in the United States as a registered non-profit organization. EPIC St. Maarten was formed in 2007 and is the Foundation for Environmental Education and Blue Flag coordinator for the island. EPIC’s mission is to protect the Caribbean environment through research and community based action. Projects have included bird research, wetland restoration and conservation, and environmental outreach and education.

Emilio Wilson Estate Foundation LogoEmilio Wilson Estate Foundation
The Emilio Wilson Estate Foundation (EWEF) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of the Emilio Wilson Estate. The Foundation’s mission statement reads as follows: The protection, conservation and preservation of the entire Emilio Wilson Estate and all associated man-made as well as natural monuments in order to maintain the integrity of St. Maarten’s history, culture and natural environment for the benefit of present and future generations.

St. Maarten National Heritage LogoThe Sint Maarten National Heritage Foundation
The Sint Maarten National Heritage Foundation, established in 1993, is a non-profit foundation with the following objectives: The day to day running and maintenance of the Sint Maarten Museum; The development of existing and new exhibitions of the Museum; The protection and promotion of nature, natural monuments, culture and environment; The protection of historical architecture and sites; The promotion of archaeological and historical research; Organizing monthly nature activities. The Sint Maarten National Heritage Foundation office and the Museum are located at Front Street 7 in Philipsburg. Opening hours are from Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact info: Tel. 011-599-542-4917

CFS LogoCaribbean Foundation for Sustainability
Caribbean Foundation for Sustainability founded in April 2007, is a non-profit foundation that promotes sustainability in the Caribbean especially in St. Maarten. The foundation seeks cooperation with schools, other environmental NGOs and government to highlight important issues of sustainability like alternative energy, water and energy conservation, climate change and awareness projects about innovations that can help us with a more balanced development.