Where thousands of girls have no access to quality education in the rural parts of Tanzania, the Grumeti Fund through your donations has turned the wheel to empowering girls and women in the 21 villages surrounding the concession.
Grumeti Fund works to maintain, build and strengthen close relationships with all relevant government, conservation and local community stakeholders that operate within the Serengeti ecosystem, thereby enabling us to effectively carry out our work.
In order to better understand ecological systems and to measure the effectiveness of our community, and conservation work, we invest significantly in research and monitoring programs with the aim of maintaining long-term records of changes in key variables.
The Grumeti Fund is enhancing the quality of education by providing scholarships to youth from local communities. We are teaching local students the importance of conservation from a young age which will change the future generation.
The 350,000 acre Grumeti concession forms a crucial part of the Serengeti ecosystem. In addition to rejuvenating and preserving the landscape, the Grumeti Fund works with government, local communities and other stakeholders on various conservation projects.
The Grumeti Fund employs a team of game scouts that come from the local communities bordering the concession. Our scouts undergo continuous training to maintain high standards of efficiency and safety.
Grumeti Fund believes that intersectional environmentalism is critical to ensuring a bright future for biodiversity in the western Serengeti and the communities living adjacent to the protected area.
Executive Director, Stephen Cunliffe, shares a moment of inspiration about how the intrinsic value of nature is important for the soul.
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
The Serengeti Girls Run is an all-women multi-day run across the iconic Serengeti. Women from around the world come together in support of girls in Tanzania. All funds from this event go to the Grumeti Fund women and girls empowerment program.
We believe education is the best way to foster gender equality in Tanzania that’s why nearly 60% of the participants in our Enterprise Development Program have been women. We think women’s economic freedom will change communities. Meet Pili, an entrepreneur who is creating a brighter future for her family and inspiring other women to do the same.
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.