Together with our supporters, our partners, and our collaborative network, we are having a positive, tangible, and long-lasting impact for endangered animals and for the conservationists dedicated to wildlife protection.
With every dollar we raise and every service we provide, we help conservationists focus on what they do best: save wildlife.
Our Global Reach
Impact by the Numbers
raised for conservation since WCN's inception
We pass 100% of funds designated to a species directly to fieldwork to protect that species and 93% of donations to WCN are used to support our Conservation Partners.
people employed by our partners
Be it creating handicrafts, protecting wildlife as scouts, or hired as staff, our conservation partners employ local people in the countries where they operate.
Wildlife Funds have supported 515 projects to date.
Our Wildlife Funds have supported projects in 46 countries to protect threatened species throughout their entire habitat.
people attended our Wildlife Conservation Expos and other events in 2020
WCN hosted Expos and events that were attended by people from over 47 states and 60 countries.
field conservationists who have attended WCN workshops
WCN staff work with partners directly and provide expert training and workshops so conservationists can strengthen or learn new skills that make their organizations more impactful.
Scholarships awarded through our Scholarship Program
WCN has awarded scholarships to promising young conservationists across 46 countries.
funds granted through WCN's Emergency Relief Fund
These grants supported 23 projects to support conservationists throughout the pandemic.
Our Conservation Partners are Having a Big Impact
acres of forests protected in northern Colombia
Throughout 2020, Proyecto Tití expanded their forest reserves in San Juan Nepomuceno and now protect more than 13,000 acres of habitat for cotton-top tamarins in this region.
snares removed in Hwange National Park
Painted Dog Conservation’s anti-poaching units performed 896 patrols over 10,252 sq. miles and authorities arrested 33 poachers in 2020.
cheetahs cared for by CCF in their facility in Somaliland
These cheetahs are rescued from the illegal wildlife trade
sightings of lions, hyenas, leopards, and painted dogs recorded in 2020
Niassa Lion Project also. tracked 35 individual lions and collared 7 new lions in Mozambique