Emerging Initiatives

Animals Asia

Grant period

2020 - 2021



Animals Asia strives to end the bear bile trade, which includes over 10,000 bears kept on bile farms across Asia. A Foundation grant supports two aspects of the organization’s work in Vietnam: (1) maintaining strategic relationships with stakeholders involved in wildlife protection and animal welfare related to conservation of wild bears and rescue of captive bears; and (2) building the next generation of local veterinarians and trained wild animal care givers.

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2022 - 2023


Climate Mental Health Network and the National Environmental Education Foundation

Create K-12 interventions to address the climate mental health crisis amongst youth



Kids in Need of Defense

Emergency response for critical legal, psychosocial, and advocacy support to unaccompanied Ukrainian children fleeing war.

2022 - 2023

Turkey, Middle East

International Network For Aid Relief and Assistance

Providing Medical Care for Refugee Children in Turkey and the Middle East

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