Our Supporters

The work that GDF does to protect biocultural diversity and enhance socioecological wellbeing would not be possible without our dedicated sponsors and supporters who have contributed financially and in kind to our programmes:

  • Burgergemeinde Bern
  • Center for Development and Environment, University of Bern
  • Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
  • European Union FP7 Environment Programme
  • Fondo de Cooperación Internacional en Ciencia y Tecnología (Mexico)
  • Garfield Foundation
  • GlobalGiving
  • IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency under the Borneo Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation II programme
  • MAVA Foundation
  • National Geographic Conservation Trust
  • New England Biolabs Foundation
  • Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society
  • Rolex Institute
  • Salvia Foundation
  • Switzer Environmental Leadership Foundation
  • The Christensen Fund
  • The Rufford Foundation
  • UK Darwin Initiative
  • UK Defra Sustainable Development Dialogues
  • UNDP GEF Small Grants Program
  • VMWare Foundation (through GlobalGiving)

We also wish to thank the many individual donors around the world who have supported GDF.

GDF-UK receives income from its trading subsidiary, Diversity Excursions Ltd. which designs tours for Jnane Tamsna, a cultural boutique hotel in Marrakech, Morocco. Clients have included American Museum of Natural History, Fellows of the Royal Horticultural Society, Friends of the Eden Project, Harvard University Alumni, Harvard University Natural History Museum, International Dendrology Society, Peggy Markel’s Culinary Adventures and the University of California Berkeley Botanical Garden.