• Oceans 5

    An international funders’ collaborative comprised of new and experienced philanthropists dedicated to protecting the world’s five oceans.

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  • Elephant Crisis Fund

    A joint initiative of Save the Elephants and the Wildlife Conservation Network working to end the ivory crisis.

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  • Protecting Wild Tigers in Nepal

    One of the most essential ecosystems for tigers is the Terai lowlands of Nepal. LDF has provided long-term support for World Wildlife Fund and their government and community partners in Bardia and Banke National Parks, doubling tiger populations in the past 5 years.

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  • Pacific Wolf Coalition

    Supporting a coalition effort of 37 organizations dedicated to protecting the wolves of the Pacific Northwest by providing them with protection across suitable habitat in Washington, Oregon, and northern California, supporting the recovery of this critical species.

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  • Saving ‘30 Hills’ in Sumatra

    Over the last four years, LDF has been actively working with a team of creative and strategic partners to permanently protect 30 Hills, the last and largest remaining block of lush, lowland tropical rainforest that earned Sumatra its name – the “Emerald of the Equator."

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The diverse range of projects supported by LDF – from efforts to create and expand protected areas on land and in our oceans, to supporting grassroots and indigenous organizations working to secure important environmental protections and implement sustainable solutions at the local level – is a direct reflection of the array of efforts that are needed to turn the tide. Explore our projects below.