Gorilla Council for Conservation Action

The Gorilla Council is a membership program of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, created to provide institutions with a meaningful way to become involved in gorilla conservation.

By becoming a Gorilla Council member your institution will be directly involved in:

  • Field protection for gorillas against poachers, human illness and other threats
  • Continuing research and education on the gorilla ecosystem
  • Community development for the people who share gorilla habitats


Impact of becoming a Gorilla Council Member:


Through your membership, your institution can become a spokesperson for gorilla conservation. Your financial support will help fund strategic conservation objectives. Gorilla Council membership not only enables your institution to promote its support of conservation but also provides unique tools and opportunities to share news directly from Africa with your constituents. Members of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Gorilla Council have access to information from the field and can invite staff, volunteers, and members to participate in live updates from our scientific and field staff. Additionally, quarterly conservation update stories from the Fossey Fund can be used in your publications or digital media. Together we can save gorillas and their habitats.


Benefits to your Organization:

Unique benefits are available to Gorilla Council Members at two levels: Basic Member dues are $1,000 - $9,999 while Premier Member dues are $10,000 and up. Each level has a set of significant benefits that can be utilize throughout the year including recognition for your organization through logo or name placement on our collateral pieces, access to Fossey Fund scientists and field staff, and use of the Gorilla Council Member Seal indicating your institutions investment in gorilla conservation.


Click here to see a current list of Gorilla Council members.


If you have any questions our would like additional information about specific benefits, please email 2Help@gorillafund.org.   

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Your gift goes a long way

88% of every dollar goes directly to the field to support gorilla protection and conservation efforts.

FY 2014 Audited Expenses

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