Help Protect Wild Chimpanzees

$1,637 $98,362
Raised Remaining


Support JGI's chimpanzee research efforts in Gombe Stream Research Center, as well as conservation efforts outside Gombe, implemented in close collaboration with local communities.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Gombe National Park in Tanzania, made famous by Jane Goodall’s chimpanzee studies, has become an icon for the global conservation community. The research begun in 1960 has led to groundbreaking discoveries that have changed humanity’s view of itself. While this research effort has effectively preserved the forest and woodland habitat inside Gombe, the continuing deforestation outside park boundaries have endangered local chimpanzee populations and impacted local communities.

How will this project solve this problem?

The program will continue to support research inside Gombe National Park, and strengthen our efforts to provide local communities with the information and tools needed to manage their natural resources, as well as address development issues.

Potential Long Term Impact

To ensure the long-term protection of biodiversity in Gombe National Park and its surrounding ecosystem, especially the endangered chimpanzee.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $1,637

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $1,637 .  The original project funding goal was $99,999.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Brittany Cohen-Brown

Membership & Marketing
Arlington, VA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Help Protect Wild Chimpanzees