The Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN) is the semi-government authority in charge of the management of the protected areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The European Union (EU) is a strategic funding partner in Garamba, Zakouma and Odzala. The EU committed €5 million towards Garamba National Park for 2010 - 2015 under the 10th EDF (European Development Fund). In addition, African Parks obtained a funding facility of €12.5 million in 2014 in bridge financing for the three francophone parks, to bridge the gap between the 10th and 11th EDF. The EU is the major funder of the park.
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.
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.
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.