Our organization and objectives
nature for future
Our goal: to plant and protect as much biodiverse tropical forest as possible in order to reduce the human footprint and improve life on earth for future generations.
The name 'Nature For Future' is inspired by our mission to work together on a future in which health and bio-diverse nature are central.
Foundation NFF has been around since 2013. In that time we have built up knowledge and a professional network. Everything has accelerated fast since 2019 and the name of the foundation was changed to 'Nature for Future'.
With the purchase of 83 hectares of land, the creation of a home base and an enthusiastic team, we now have what we need to really put the mission and vision into practice.
Ensuring optimal cooperation within our teams, with other specialists/organizations and with the local population.
By purchasing crucial pieces of land and creating connections between existing protected nature reserves we effectively increase the survival rate of (rare) animal species.
NFF works from 3 angles:
1. Protect existing forest
2. Reforestation (transforming meadows and palm oil plantations)
3. Nature education
The foundation board of NFF is diverse in terms of age and expertise.
What we have in common is a love for nature and the desire to reach important goals together.
We have opted for a small and decisive board!
Operating from Costa Rica
chairman, initiator, visionary, trainer, coach, network manager
If we really do it together, it will certainly work!
Steyn van der velde
treasurer, initiator, facilities manager, webdesign, photography, nature guide
Willfulness above all, nothing is too crazy!
secretary, webdesign, programmer, adventurer, nature guide
Let me go, everything can and must be better!
Operating from the Netherlands
board member from NL
communication, advisor, designer
Making the world a better place, of course!
board member from NL
nurse, practical support
Respect for nature is respect for each other!
management consultant, fellow
My whole life has been devoted to serving non-profits. Nature for Future is a wonderful initiative and deserves all the support
environmental scientist and sustainability advisor
NFF is a wonderful example of an organization where a group of enthusiastic people dare to think and act across borders and in this way really achieve something. That is why I am happy to commit myself to this foundation as a member of the Advisory Council.
owner of Engbers forest management
From my forest management expertise I like to contribute to this beautiful foundation
Since 2021, NFF in CR has a:
- home base with guesthouse
- official daughter foundation
- skilled and reliable lawyers
- network of reforestation specialists
As a result, the financial, tax and legal flows are well organized and work is done quickly and efficiently.
The board members obviously have no profit interest. They only declare pure expenses.
The members of the executive board are entrepreneurs and therefore financially independent. They spend 1 or more days a week on the work needed to manage NFF.
The Nature For Future Foundation is a recognized ANBI foundation, which means that your donations are tax deductible.
There are also attractive schemes for 5-year donations. Read the details below.
Nature For Future
Piedras Blancas, Osa,
🇨🇷 Costa Rica
Foundation Nature For Future
7131 TA Lichtenvoorde
🇳🇱 The Netherlands
Dutch Chamber of Commerce: 58702121
IBAN: NL12 TRIO 0197 7136 61