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Donations would be very welcome

Our research provides information critical for the conservation of animals and their habitats. We are a non-profit organisation and depend on grants and donations to develop CCR and conduct research.

If you would like to financially support CCR, you could make a donation to be used for what CCR needs most at the time or you could support a particular project. Please contact us if you would like to make a contribution.


CCR is grateful for financial support from the following donors:

Abraham Foundation for core support for CCR and supporting our elephant projects (2010-present).

Byers Trust for the project "Elephant conservation in Sri Lanka" (2007-present).

The Smithsonian Institution for providing GPS collars to track elephants (2004-present).

The Auckland Zoo for providing GPS collars to track elephants (2012-present).

Wildlife Trust/EcoHealth Alliance for various grants to set up CCR and for supporting our research projects (2004-present).

Zoological Society of London for the project "Developing an awareness campaign for the mitigation of human-elephant conflict" (2012-present).

Zoological Society of London for the project "Temporary paddy field fencing: developing a framework for implementation" (2012-present).

U.S. Fish and Wildife Service, Asian Elephant Conservation Fund for the project "Radiotelemetric study of elephants in Sri Lanka for their conservation and mitigation of the human-elephant conflict (year 2)" (2011-2012).

USAID for the project "Study of elephants and human-elephant conflict in the Trincomalee area and implicationsfor the Morawewa electric fence" (2011).

U.S. Fish and Wildife Service, Asian Elephant Conservation Fund for the project "Assessing the impact of development and management activities on human-elephant conflict and elephant conservation" (2010-2011).

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund for the project "Elephant conservation and management in Sri Lanka" (2010-2011).

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund for the project "Elephant conservation and management in Sri Lanka" (2010-2011).

U.S. Fish and Wildife Service, Asian Elephant Conservation Fund for the project "Radiotelemetric study of elephants in Sri Lanka for their conservation and mitigation of the human-elephant conflict" (2009-2011).

Whitley Fund for Nature and The Shears Foundation for the project "Asian elephants and people: Taking conservation beyond protected area boundaries" (2009-2010).

Marjo Hoedemaker Elephant Foundation for the project "Conserving elephants outside protected areas: Construction of village electric fences" (2009-2010).

Circus Knie for supporting the elephant tracking study "Projekt Wasaba" (2008-2011).

The Vontobel Stiftung for the project "Elephant conservation research" (2007-2009).

The Department of Wildlife Conservation Sri Lanka for the project "Management of elephant range outside protected areas (pilot study)" (2008).

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the project "The study of human-elephant conflict for the project on rural livelihood improvement in Hambantota district" (2008).

Abraham Foundation for the project "An alternative strategy for Asian elephant conservation: Locating electric fencing at the ecological boundary for elephants" (2007-2008).

The Department of Wildlife Conservation Sri Lanka for the project "Relative abundance and movement patterns of wild elephants, assessment of the level of human-elephant conflict and effectiveness of management strategies in the Southern region" (2005-2007).

U.S. Fish and Wildife Service, Asian Elephant Conservation Fund for the project "Managing elephants outside protected areas: Radiotelemetric study of elephants" (2005-2007).

The Sustainable Ecosystems Institute for the project "Assessment of tsunami impact on natural-eco systems of Yala National Park, Sri Lanka and monitoring response of eco-systems" (2005).

U.S. Fish and Wildife Service, Asian Elephant Conservation Fund for the project "Developing a landscape management strategy for elephant conservation in Sri Lanka" (2004-2005).

We are most grateful to the Department of Wildlife Conservation Sri Lanka for giving us permission to work in the protected areas and waiving park entry fees (2004-present).