Donna and Marvin Schwartz are extraordinary advocates for conservation and animal-related causes. They have a special interest and strong commitment to saving elephants and other large mammal species that are threatened by poaching.
Fondation Segré is committed to help protect the biodiversity of our planet through the active conservation of threatened species and their habitat and the restoration of degraded ecosystems.
The Rob and Melani Walton Fund of the Walton Family Foundation (“Fund”) has a philanthropic focus on conservation and biodiversity protection. In 2015, the Fund renewed its support with a five year, US$5 million grant. This funding will help grow the African Parks portfolio to 20 parks by 2020.
The Wildcat Foundation is a private philanthropic foundation whose purpose is to help save and provide for the long-term conservation of endangered wildlife and wild places in Africa. It believes traditional wildlife protection paradigms are inadequate to deal with today’s poaching and trafficking problems, and it seeks and supports innovative new approaches.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a government agency whose mission is to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. Grants were awarded to African Parks and have been applied to anti-poaching activities in Zakouma and Garamba National Parks, monitoring programs in Odzala–Kokoua National Park and Sustainable Nature Management of the Chinko Project.