A Vulcan Inc.-led initiative has pulled off a massive survey of African elephants, providing desperately needed stats on poaching. It also demonstrates a key role for philanthropy—counting things.
Doris Day is a spry 92 years old, and while she stays far from cameras these days, she’s continued her lifelong support of animals, making grants with a focus on senior and special needs pets.
You might know the Stanton Foundation for giving Wikimedia one of its biggest donations, but it’s also a major supporter of canines, including a program to fund a precious commodity for pet owners—the dog park.
Jon Stryker’s Arcus Foundation is the largest private backer of great ape conservation. It all started with one chimpanzee sanctuary, which Arcus has given $26 million in just the past 10 years.