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September 10, 2014

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Announces 2014 Grant Recipients and Surpasses $25 Million Giving Milestone

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Connecting kids and families with nature not only provides an opportunity for discovery and learning, it also ignites their imaginations so they can develop lifelong conservation values—a quality that’s essential to creating a brighter tomorrow. That’s why the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) is such a special initiative. For nearly two decades, the granting program has supported projects that protect wildlife and bring people closer to the natural world we share. DWCF reached another milestone today as it named its 2014 conservation grant recipients, surpassing the $25 million mark in grants to date. The 141 organizations were selected based upon their efforts to study wildlife, protect habitats and develop community conservation and education programs in critical ecosystems.
January 22, 2014

Infographic: Disney's Charitable Giving Reaches $370 Million in 2013

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Giving to the communities where we work, live and play has been an essential part of The Walt Disney Company since day one. From celebrating 30 years of our VoluntEARS program to promoting the happiness and well-being of kids and families around the world, 2013 marked another milestone year for Disney.
April 29, 2013

Did You Know? Fast Facts: Disney Helps Connect Kids to Nature

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company
Check out the third and final video in our "Did You Know?" series. In this video, Park Ranger Julie Fonseca de Borges shares insight into the National Park Foundation’s “Ticket to Ride” program, which helps students explore the outdoors by providing transportation to national parks around the country.
November 16, 2012

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Awards $250,000 Grant for Animal Rescue Efforts

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Today, we want to introduce you to the latest recipient of a Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) grant, International Fund for Animal Welfare. IFAW is a nonprofit dedicated to saving animals around the world, and received a $250,000 grant to further their work to care for animals while developing long-term solutions that protect animal populations and habitats.

Topics: Citizenship