Gorilla Council 

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Environmental stewardship and nature conservation are a rich part of Disney's history and part of their focus on the future. Through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, they are working to protect and restore the magic of the natural world for generations to come. Disney has been a supporter since 1997.

Houston Zoo
The Houston Zoo Wildlife Conservation Program’s vision is to foster appreciation and inspire stewardship of the natural world. Our approach is designed to build partnerships to conserve wildlife and wild places through science based and community driven solutions.

Zoo Atlanta
Located in Atlanta, Ga., Zoo Atlanta houses the headquarters of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. Providing pro-bono space and resources to the Fund since 1995, the Zoo proudly supports their important work for gorillas in Africa. 2011 marked the 50th anniversary of the gorilla program at Zoo Atlanta. In recognition of its long-term commitment to gorillas and their conservation, Zoo Atlanta was the 2011 recipient of the distinguished Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Edward H. Bean Award.


$25,000 - $49,999 



Dallas Zoo and the Children's Aquarium at Fair Park 
Founded in 1888, The Dallas Zoo is home to more than 2,000 animals including a two-acre gorilla exhibit.  Long-term conservation and management of species in captivity, as well as in the wild, is one of the primary missions of the Dallas Zoo.

Denver Zoological Gardens
The Denver Zoo has been active in conservation since its founding in 1896. Denver Zoo's passionate commitment to saving animals and ensuring their long-term survival helped to create a partnership with the Fossey Fund in 1989.

Partners in Conservation at The Columbus Zoo Partners In Conservation (PIC) was initiated in 1991 by staff and docents at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. This was started as a grass-roots project that would help conservation and humanitarian programs in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).


$15,000 - $24,999


Oklahoma City Zoo 
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is dedicated to the preservation of the Earth's natural resources through conservation, education, awareness and scientific research. The Zoo is now in its 10th year of hosting Gorilla Golf to raise money in support  of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International’s conservation program.


$10,000 - $14,999


Ape Conservation Effort 
Ape Conservation Effort is a Georgia not-for-profit comprised of volunteer members who share a passion for animals and a commitment to saving the great apes. Members of ACE hope to raise awareness of the plight of the great apes and support for their conservation.


$5,000 - $9,999

Birmingham Zoo



Cleveland Metroparks Zoo


The Gorilla Run Calgary 


Indianapolis Zoo


Lincoln Park Zoo


Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens


S2 Games and Partners


$2,500 - $4,999

Dickerson Park Zoo

Parque Zoologico de Leon

Sedgwick Co. Zoo

The Topeka Zoo

Virginia Zoo



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