Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Celebrates 1000th Grant

A welcome update on the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) from Beth Stevens, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Environment and Conservation and former Disney’s Animal Kingdom Vice President. The DWCF has officially issued more than 1000 grants since it first started in 1995. 150… Read More »Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Celebrates 1000th Grant

Play Where’s My Water for Free and Help Save H2O too

A great new promotion combining Disney Friends for Change and the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) wants you to join in helping to protect fresh water for people and animals around the world. They’ve created the Every Duck Counts campaign and Disney Friends for Change… Read More »Play Where’s My Water for Free and Help Save H2O too

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund announces 2010 Grants

The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund holds a place near to my heart. It carries on the work of Walt Disney by preserving the outdoors, ecosystems, and animals that were so close to Disney’s success with the True Life Adventure series. In recent years, Disney has… Read More »Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund announces 2010 Grants

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund announces awards

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Continuing a tradition that started with Walt Disney’s nature films, the Walt Disney Company has announced that the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund has awarded grants for 67 Conservation Projects Worldwide.

In celebration of World Environment Day, Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) today announced the funding of programs that will support more than 90 species and promote habitat conservation in 33 countries. The 2009 DWCF grant recipients will receive almost $1.5 million for efforts ranging from protecting Pakistan’s majestic Snow Leopards, to following the migration of Magellanic penguins in Argentina to reintroducing endangered Whooping Cranes in eastern North America.

“Creating a positive ecosystem impact is a key goal of The Walt Disney Company. The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund is a natural extension of that philosophy, enabling leading environmental organizations and scientists to address some of the most critical issues facing animals and ecosystems around the world. We applaud these deserving recipients and are pleased to play a part in their efforts,” said Dr. Beth Stevens, senior vice president, environmental affairs, The Walt Disney Company.

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