A 501 ©(3) non-profit private foundation, the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund focuses its resources in four strategic areas: Species Research, Habitat Protection, Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation, and Conservation Education. Since its launch, the Fund has granted over $9 million to more than 500 projects in countries around the world. The Fund's grantees are diverse, including global organizations such as World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and Conservation International along with smaller, grassroots organizations.
The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund works with hundreds of organizations, both big and small, around the world. All of these groups share a common goal - protecting animals, people and places. Aiming to achieve long-term conservation success, we support projects that are:
The power of partnership. It's at work every day with efforts around the world supported by our Fund. We support projects in 4 key categories:
We accept applications from non-profits in and outside the U.S., governmental entities, accredited universities and research centers and AZA- or AMMPA-accredited institutions.
We also offer Special Grants & Awards: