Partners and Funders
Scientific Heft and Worldwide Reach
Beyond the $4.5 million investment we have committed to working groups, SNAPP has received more than $1.2 million in additional research funds and collectively the SNAPP working group members have raised more than $3 million to expand the scope of their SNAPP research or fund the implementation of their results.
Our Keystone Partners
SNAPP’s member organizations have thousands of staff members in more than 65 countries, providing the capacity to actively test strategies that conserve nature and benefit people. And these organizations have a proven track record of assembling multidisciplinary teams to find answers to the world’s most pressing challenges.
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. Founded in 1951, The Nature Conservancy works in more than 30 countries, including all 50 states of the United States. The Conservancy has over one million members, and has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. The Nature Conservancy also operates more than 100 marine conservation projects globally.
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Established in 1995, the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) is a research center of the University of California, Santa Barbara and was the first national synthesis center of its kind. NCEAS fosters collaborative synthesis research – assembling interdisciplinary teams to distill existing data, ideas, theories, or methods drawn from many sources, across multiple fields of inquiry, to accelerate the generation of new scientific knowledge at a broad scale.
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The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, has the clear mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe. Our story began in the early 1900’s when we successfully helped the American bison recover on the Western Plains. Today, we protect many of the world’s iconic creatures here and abroad, including gorillas in the Congo, tigers in India, wolverines in the Yellowstone Rockies, and ocean giants in our world’s amazing seascapes.
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Our Generous Supporters
SNAPP has been generously supported by Shirley and Harry Hagey, Steve and Roberta Denning, Angela Nomellini and Ken Olivier, Seth Neiman, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods, and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and the blue moon fund.