The Grumeti Fund is a non-profit organization carrying out wildlife conservation and community development work in the western corridor of the Serengeti ecosystem in Tanzania. Our vision is a world in which people and wildlife live together sustainably, forever. Today 165 dedicated staff protect, manage and
The Grumeti Fund Environmental Education center began in 2009. The program welcomes students from 15 local secondary schools every year. Each group stays in the game reserve for this five-day residential course where they learn about the importance of living a sustainable life and how
The Grumeti Fund, in partnership with Tanzanian Wildlife Research Institute, collared 30 elephants this past year. The point of this exercise is reduce human - elephant conflict incidents. With no fence between the protected area and the village, elephants can easily destroy peoples' crops and
Over the last couple years the Grumeti Fund has been growing our empowerment program. We connect and uplift women and girls in the local communities through a number of projects, including enterprise development, scholarships, lifeskills training and environmental education. We also have specific empowerment events
In September the Grumeti Fund collared 18 more elephants, taking the total number of elephants collared in 2018 up to 30. Singita guests joined us for the experience. These philanthropists made the project possible. Being able to track elephants is imperative as human - elephant
Join Eric on his journey across the world. As one of 750 eastern black rhino left, his genetics and ability to contribute to the eastern black rhino population in Tanzania is critical. Eric's translocation from San Diego to Tanzania is part of a multi-phase black
Education is one of the key parts of the Community Outreach Program. The Grumeti Fund Language Camp is growing every year. The camps teach fifth graders how to speak English in a fun and interactive way. This helps them during the transition from primary school
In the United States, the Grumeti Fund is a fiscally-sponsored project of the African Community & Conservation Foundation, Inc. (“ACCF”), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Tax-deductible donations to ACCF are granted to the Grumeti Fund to support our work.