Current BGCI Supporters
BGCI would like to thank the following supporters who make our work possible:
- The Ashden Trust, who are supporting an exciting BGCI project linking the conservation of endangered trees in Africa with forest restoration.
- The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust, who supported the publication of the 2nd edition of the International Agenda for Botanic Gardens in Conservation.
- The Rufford Foundation who have been a long term supporter of BGCI.
- The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation who support our work on botanic gardens and social inclusion.
- The Taiwanese Forestry Bureau, which has generously supported the translations of our unique education resources on climate change from English into Mandarin and Spanish, enabling the global dissemination of the materials. Subsequently the Taiwanese Forestry Bureau has supported work on the GSPC and provided generous support for our work with botanic gardens in Africa, as well as the development of the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens.
- The Ernest Cook Trust, who have supported BGCI's work in education including a plants and climate change activity programme called Voice Your Choice
- The JRS Biodiversity Foundation, who have assisted in our East Africa Biodiversity Infomatics project, which aimed to increase regional knowledge and information on plant biodiversity. Find out more about this project.
In the United States:
- Support from the Wallace Genetic Foundation, and our partner the United States Botanic Garden, allowed us to carry out the North American Collections Assessment and the Care for the Rare project
- Funding from USDA APHIS (through the US Farm Bill) has supported development of our PlantSearch and GardenSearch databases to lay the groundwork for an International Sentinel Plant Network
- Funding from the US Forest Service and the National Fish and Wildlife Service supported research on ex situ conservation of threatened oak species in the United States (www.bgci.org/usa/exceptionalspecies).
Please contact us if you would like any information about supporting BGCI.