The Grumeti Fund's applied research facility and program, RISE (Research and Innovation for the Serengeti Ecosystem) aim's to empower researchers and scientists to find solutions for complex issues facing the Serengeti ecosystem.
In September 2019 the Grumeti Fund, in partnership with the Tanzanian Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, translocated a breeding nucleus of eastern black rhino from an ex-situ population in South Africa. This complex project involved a number of partnerships and we are happy
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
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
Human-wildlife conflict is one of the most pressing issues facing people and wildlife in the western Serengeti. Thus, the Grumeti Fund, in partnership with TAWIRI, fitted 12 elephants with remote download GPS collars to help prevent these incidents.
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.