Zoo News Digest is an fantastic online newsletter that collates all kinds of info of interest to zoo professionals around the world. Take a look for yourself: http://zoonewsdigest.blogspot.com/ I just made a donation to Zoo News Digest, and urged everyone else to do the same. Here is the blogspot I made: Peter, You are providing [...]
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The interview with Tomas Andersson of Skansen as to how they secured that organisation’s first big sponsorship in now in the download section
Dear all, A while back I posted a message I had received from the Domincian republic from a Davinia Jones. I assumed this was an appeal in good faith from someone interested in setting up some kind of animal based education centre. I now have received an email from the same resource asking for money [...]
million pound donor report Hi everyone, Here is the annual report compiled by Coutts Bank in the UK tracking how many philanthropic donations were made in that country over £1 million. And contrary to all the gloom spreaders, the number has gone up!. Now how many zoos, gardens, aquaria benefitted…? How many asked….. properly…?
This document looks at the best of the best – native species and habitat projects funded under the LIFE+ programme. May be of interest to some of you…? Everything from the Azores Bullfinch to Tuscan grasslands. Doesn’t seem to list all the Partners for each project, but I would not be surprised to see [...]
These are not all relevant to work of zoos or gardens, so you have to do your own further research to whittle these down….. Europe’s Top 50 Foundations (by expenditure) 1. Wellcome Trust (UK) €949 million (2008-2009) 2. Atlantic Philanthropies (Ireland) €588 million (2008) 3. La Caixa Foundation (Spain) €550 million (2008) 4 Aga Khan [...]
I received the following email a while back from Afghanistan ( See my response as well). To the best of my knowledge it is entirely genuine. JRA cannot help directly of cpurse but perhaps there are options for technical assistance from a specific site in Europe, UK, or wherever..? Help for Kabul Zoo, Afghanistan Dear [...]