Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx, NY • The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.

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Wildlife Conservation Society


Wildlife Conservation Society is a nonprofit zoo. With $279m in revenue and 2826 employees, it is a relatively large organization. Wildlife Conservation Society is headquartered in Bronx, NY. The organization is notable for its healthy financials, spending 84% directly on its programs. In recent tax filings, the organization reported expenses of $281m.

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Wildlife Conservation Society


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Mission and Work


The WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY (wcs) saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.

Program 1

$111m annual program spend • Global conservation and health programs are funded primarily by restricted gifts, grants and contracts from private individuals, foundations, federal agencies and other sources.

Program 2

$100m annual program spend • Bronx zoo and New York aquarium: total attendance at all five wcs facilities was 3,923,933. At the bronx zoo attendance totaled 1,820,766 and at the New York aquarium attendance totaled 490,239.

City Zoos

$25.2m annual program spend • Central park/prospect park and queens zoos; central park zoo (cpz) attendance 991,698; prospect park zoo (ppz) attendance 303,316; queens zoo attendance 317,914.

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In their words

Today more species are threatened with extinction than at any time in human history, but you can help bring species back. Your tax-deductible gift will be matched three times until we reach our $500,000 goal. Please give generously and provide twice the protection to threatened wildlife.

Zone:, Interest: Apes, Interest: Elephants

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Grants made

These are some of the grants Wildlife Conservation Society has made in recent years to other charities.


World Wildlife Fund

Washington, DCOur planet faces many big conservation challenges. No one person or organization can tackle these challenges alone, but together we can.
3 grant(s) totaling $9.3m



Vienna, VAJaneGoodallInstitute is a nonprofit focused on research and public policy analysis related to animals. With $15.8m in revenue and 37 employees, it is a relatively large organization.
3 grant(s) totaling $1.1m


African Wildlife Foundation

Washington, DCAfrican Wildlife Foundation is a nonprofit focused on wildlife preservation and protection. With $26.6m in revenue and 53 employees, it is a relatively large organization.
3 grant(s) totaling $429k


Ducks Unlimited

Memphis, TNThe world leader in wetlands & waterfowl conservation. Filling the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever.
2 grant(s) totaling $408k


American Rivers

Washington, DCAmerican Rivers combines national advocacy with field work in key river basins to deliver the greatest impact.
3 grant(s) totaling $497k


Conservation Intl

Arlington, VAConservation Intl is a nonprofit focused on natural resources conservation and protection. With $145m in revenue and 454 employees, it is a relatively large organization.
2 grant(s) totaling $425k

Educational Organization

Give to Texas Tech

Lubbock, TXGive to Texas Tech is a educational organization focused on education. Give to Texas Tech is headquartered in Lubbock, TX.
2 grant(s) totaling $368k


Wildlife Conservation Network

San Francisco, CAWCN protects endangered species by supporting entrepreneurial conservationists who pursue strategies for people and wildlife to co-exist and thrive.
2 grant(s) totaling $365k


The Nature Conservancy

Arlington, VAOur mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Working in 72 countries, all 50 U.S. states and your backyard.
3 grant(s) totaling $2.6m


World Resources Inst

Washington, DCA global research organization working on six critical goals that the world must achieve this decade in order to secure a sustainable future:climate, energy, food, forests,water, cities & transport.
3 grant(s) totaling $365k


Forest Trends

Washington, DCPioneering Finance for Conservation
3 grant(s) totaling $551k


National Audubon Society Inc

New York, NYAudubon protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow.
2 grant(s) totaling $563k

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