Save the Rhino International Inc

Grants

White rhino resting, Mkhuze, South Africa - low re

Credit Steve and Ann Toon

The Board meets quarterly (in January, for the AGM, April, July and October) to consider donations received during the last three months and grant applications or reports from field programs. Grants are then made as soon as practicable. To apply for a grant, please email cathy@savetherhino.org with a short letter of inquiry in the first instance.

Grants made April 2017 to March 2018

The list below refers only to grants of $1,000 or more

May 2017: We sent a total of $261,660 to the North Luangwa Conservation Program in Zambia, thanks to a grant by the Wildcat Foundation, for ranger salaries, training and incentives, patrol equipment, and vehicle fuel and maintenance.

May 2017: We also sent a grant of $5,340 to our sister organization, Save the Rhino International, which handles grant making and reporting on our behalf.

June 2017: We awarded $10,030 from our unrestricted funds for the ongoing work by the Secretariat of the IUCN SSC African Rhino Specialist Group, to help cover costs during the period July 2017-June 2018.

June 2017: We awarded $5,000 from our unrestricted funds to Save the Rhino Trust in Namibia, for ranger rations, uniforms and vehicle maintenance and running costs.

June 2017: We sent a grant of $5,000 from our unrestricted funds to 51 Degrees Ltd in Kenya, which works with a number of private and community conservancies to prevent poaching.

June 2017: We gave $1,000 to the Lowveld Rhino Trust in Zimbabwe, thanks to a donation from our long-standing supporter Walt Brown, for the ongoing costs of its rhino monitoring program in Save Valley Conservancy and Bubye Valley Conservancy.

June 2017: At the request of the donors (Peter Taylor, Decon Laboratories and Ken Wachs), we sent $2,393 to the Zambezi Society in Zimbabwe, for vehicle fuel and running costs for rangers working in Zimbabwe's national parks.

August 2017: At the donors’ request donors (Peter Taylor, Decon Laboratories and Ken Wachs), we sent another $25,000 to the Zambezi Society in Zimbabwe, for vehicle fuel and running costs.

October 2017: Thanks to a grant from Disney Conservation Fund, we sent $23,705 to the North Luangwa Conservation Program, to support the annual operating costs of ‘Lolesha Luangwa’, the black-rhino-focused environmental education program.

October 2017: We sent a total of $260,680 to the North Luangwa Conservation Program in Zambia, thanks to a grant by the Wildcat Foundation, for ranger salaries, training and incentives, patrol equipment, and vehicle fuel and maintenance.

October 2017: We also sent a grant of $5,320 to our sister organization, Save the Rhino International, which handles grant making and reporting on our behalf.

November 2017: We sent a further grant of $160,000 to the North Luangwa Conservation Program in Zambia, thanks to a grant by the Wildcat Foundation, for ranger salaries, training and incentives, patrol equipment, and vehicle fuel and maintenance.

February 2018: Thanks to donations by Robert I Glimcher, and Gordon Sondland and Katy Durant., we were able to send $90,000 to Ol Jogi Conservancy in Kenya, to help cover the costs of its rhino monitoring & protection program.

February 2018: We sent $2,200 to the North Luangwa Conservation Program, to support the annual operating costs of ‘Lolesha Luangwa’, the black-rhino-focused environmental education program, thanks to donations made for our ‘Lolesha Luangwa’ appeal in fall / winter 2017.

February 2018: We sent $11,124 raised by the ForRangers initiative to the Association of Private Land Rhino Sanctuaries in Kenya, for ranger welfare, e.g. medevac costs, bursaries for the children of rangers killed in action, etc.

February 2018: We also sent a grant of $8,523 to our sister organization, Save the Rhino International, which handles grant making and reporting on our behalf.

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