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BENEFICIARIES

Conservation Projects*
Grantee Project Purpose Location(s) Beneficiaries Funding Timeline
Colorado Division of Wildlife Puma Research Study Funds were used to purchase collars for mountain lions as part of a multiple-year
research study.
United States Not Applicable $65,325 Sep/2004
1 Year
Cheetah Conservation Fund Equipment Purchase Funds were used to purchase basic equipment and biological research equipment for
the project.
Namibia Not Applicable $117,000 Oct/2004
1 Year
World Wildlife Fund International Gorilla Conservation Programme This project aimed to ensure the conservation of mountain gorillas and their habitat
by providing general operating funds for a regional approach that emphasized transboundary
collaboration and addressed the challenges facing gorilla habitats and species loss.
Democratic Republic of Congo
Rwanda
Uganda
Not Available $100,050 Oct/2004
1 Year
World Conservation Society Serengeti Cheetah Project Funds supported a field assistant for the project. Tanzania Not Applicable $20,000 Jan/2005
1 Year
World Wildlife Fund International Gorilla Conservation Programme This project aimed to ensure the conservation of mountain gorillas and their habitat
by providing general operating funds for a regional approach that emphasized transboundary
collaboration and addressed the challenges facing gorilla habitats and species loss.
Democratic Republic of CongoRwanda
Uganda
Not Available $100,000 Feb/2005
1 Year
Gladys Porter Zoo Marwell Zimbabwe Trust Cheetah Project Funds supported the cheetah conservation project with education and research activities. Zimbabwe Not Applicable $48,025 Apr/2005
1 Year
Friends of the Peace Parks Kgdagadi Cheetah Research Project This research project focused on cheetah conservation, biological diversity and
the development of economic prosperity for local communities.
South Africa Not Applicable $150,000 Apr/2005
1 Year
Wildlife Conservation Society Tanzania Cheetah Conservation Program Funds were used for general operations. Tanzania Not Applicable $165,000 July/2005
1 Year
Wildlife Conservation Network Botswana Cheetah Project Funds were used for general operations. Botswana Not Applicable $108,000 Aug/2005
1 Year
Gladys Porter Zoo Marwell Zimbabwe Trust Cheetah Project Funds supported education and research activities. Zimbabwe Not Applicable $48,025 Jan/2006
1 Year
Cheetah Conservation Fund Cheetah Conservation Compendium Funds supported the compendium of research, education and conservation programs
of the Cheetah Conservation Fund and the CAT Specialist Group of the International
Union for Conservation of Nature.
Namibia Not Applicable $36,000 Jan/2006
1 Year
Beringia South Teton Cougar Project Funds supported the lead biologist on staff for the cougar project and a graduate
intern to extend the work to wolves.
United States Not Applicable $50,000 Feb/2006
1 Year
Conservation Breeding Specialist Group Endangered Wildlife Trust Metapopulation Project Funds were used to provide general operating expenses for the development of a cheetah
metapopulation and for research to determine the minimum areas suitable to support
freeranging cheetahs.
South Africa Not Applicable $74,000 May/2006
1 Year
CARE USA International Gorilla Conservation Programme This contribution represents the balance of a 10-year commitment with incremental
funding to replace support no longer provided by a U.S.-based conservation organization.
(Reference previous description of International Gorilla Conservation Programme.)
Democratic Republic of Congo
Rwanda
Uganda
Not Available $564,300 June/2006
5 Years
Wildlife Conservation Society Tanzania Cheetah Conservation Program Funds were used for general operations. Tanzania Not Applicable $173,000 July/2006
1 Year
Wildlife Conservation Society Tanzania Cheetah Conservation Program Funds were used to purchase two vehicles to support the project. Tanzania Not Applicable $82,386 Nov/2006
1 Year

*As of January 1, 2009.