Today is Giving Day for Great Apes

Every year The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries hosts “Giving Day for Apes,” a fundraising event focused on benefitting qualified great apes sanctuaries across Africa, Asia, and North America. This fun-filled day of giving allows a variety of organizations to compete for different prizes throughout the day. Each organization has multiple chances to win every single hour based upon dollar …

Dr. Ian Singleton of PanEco & SOCP receives OBE

Dr. Ian Singleton, director of conservation for the PanEco Foundation/Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme, is bring recognized as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his distinguished work in orangutan conservation. Dr. Ian Singleton has dedicated 30 years of his life to this important work. SOCP has been a leader in orangutan conservation, by creating a …

Supporting General Operations of WRC Jogja Wildlife Sanctuary

The Orangutan Conservancy is happy to announce the funding of the Wildlife Rescue Centre Jogja – Yayasan Konservasi Alam Yogyakarta (WRC Jogja).  WRC Jogja is a small, non-profit, and non-government organization that is dedicated to wildlife conservation and rehabilitation in Indonesia. They have been rescuing injured, orphaned, and illegally traded wildlife since 2003. To date, WRC Jogja has taken in …

COVID-19 Emergency Funding Now Available

The Orangutan Conservancy has opened an abbreviated version of our funding application to help with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Any organization or individual that falls under our normal eligibility guidelines, are welcome to apply for funding. The purpose of this funding is to assist with the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal in creating this streamlined …