Supporters, Partners, and Donors

The success of the College depends on the collaboration and support of numerous conservation groups, government agencies, conservation organizations and other partners. Most importantly, the College would not exist without the financial support of our valued donors and supporters.

Committed individuals and organizations make it possible for the College to continue with its crucial task. Their support is a source of inspiration and the College, together with Southern African Wildlife College Trsut, is truly grateful to all its valued donors, funders and supporters.

The College extends its sincere gratitude to the following individuals, organisations, companies, trusts and foundations for generously providing the College and its students with financial and technical support over the years.

Partners

 

World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA)

Conceptualised by WWF SA in 1993 and built on land donated to WWF SA by Mr Hans Hoheisen, the College complex was completed as a result of cooperation between WWF SA, the international donor community, local companies and individual supporters. The College opened its doors to students in 1997 and was managed by WWF until 2004, when Peace Parks Foundation stepped forward to assist the College towards self-sufficiency.

 

Peace Parks Foundation (PPF)

PPF facilitates the establishment of transfrontier conservation areas and develops human resources, thereby supporting sustainable economic development, biodiversity conservation and regional peace and stability. PPF has also stepped forward to help cover any operational shortfalls at the College (2004 – 2012) and now assists with bursary funding for the flagship certificate course students and other selected programmes.

 

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

A grant made by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation (BMZ) via the German Development Bank (KfW) and WWF South Africa made the construction of the College possible. KfW has, over the years, continued its support of the College. In 2014 KfW, with the support of SADC, signed the financing agreement for Phase II of the College’s infrastructure development.

 

Southern African Wildlife College Trust (SAWCT)

SAWCT was established by WWF in 2000 to help provide funding for education and training in nature conservation management.  The primary objective of SAWCT is to continue to build the Trust so as to help support the work of the College in perpetuity.

Donors

The success of the College depends on the collaboration and support of numerous conservation groups, government agencies, conservation organisations and other partners. Most importantly, the College would not exist without the financial support of our valued donors and supporters.

Committed individuals and organisations make it possible for the College to continue with its crucial task. Their support is a source of inspiration and the College, together with SAWCT, is truly grateful to all its valued donors, funders and supporters. The College extends its sincere gratitude to the following individuals, organisations and companies for generously providing the College and its students with financial and technical support over the years:

Supporting Partners

The construction of the College was made possible by a generous donation from the German Government through the Kreditsanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KFW) who has also supported the College’s Phase II infrastructure development.

  • Eskom
  • HL & H Holdings
  • Mazda Wildlife Fund
  • Royal Danish Embassy
  • Royal Netherlands Embassy
  • The Gold Fields Foundation
  • The Green Trust
  • The Tony & Lisette Lewis Foundation
  • Avis
  • NP Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • ABSA Bank Ltd
  • ADvTech Training
  • Anglovaal Limited
  • Bankers Trust Company
  • Mrs PM Barlow
  • The British Council
  • Dennis Moss Partnership Inc
  • First National Bank of SA Ltd
  • Forbes Financial Services
  • CP de Leeuw Walden & Colussi
  • Mrs E Davison
  • Doug’s Hiring
  • The Fedics Group
  • Mr Peter Flack
  • General Food Industries
  • Gencor Limited
  • Hans Hoheisen
  • HSBC Simpson McKie
  • Johnnies Industrial Company (JCI)
  • Land Rover South Africa
  • Liberty Life Group Community Fund
  • Lindsay Smithers (Pty) Ltd
  • Lohnro Management Services
  • L & C Steinmüller (Africa) (Pty) Ltd
  • Marcel Burgauer Foundation
  • National Airways Corporation
  • Microsoft South Africa
  • Murray & Roberts HO Services Ltd
  • Nestlé (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd
  • Pretoria Portland Cement Co. Ltd.
  • Professional Hunters Association (PHASA)
  • Rand Merchant Bank
  • G Ravazzotti
  • Reach & Teach
  • Prof H Rolston
  • Shell South Africa
  • The Strawbridge Trust
  • Sentrachem Ltd
  • Siemens Ltd
  • Volkswagen of SA (Pty) (Ltd)
  • & Beyond (including Phinda and Ngala Game Reserves)
  • ABSA Bank
  • AdvTech Training (Pty) Ltd
  • Afrisam (Pty) Ltd
  • Alexander Forbes
  • Anglovaal Ltd
  • Avis
  • Bellingham Safaris
  • Bextrans (Bester Feed and Grain)
  • BP Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Buco
  • CP de Leeuw, Walden & Colussi
  • Changing Tides
  • Compaq Computers
  • Daimler/Mercedes Benz
  • Dennis Moss Partnership Incorporated
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Distell
  • Dorbyl Ltd
  • Doug’s Hiring
  • Effervescents
  • Eskom
  • Explore Africa
  • First National Bank of SA Ltd
  • FH Chamberlain
  • Forbes Financial Services/Group Limited
  • Ford Motor Corporation of South Africa
  • Gencor Ltd
  • General Food Industries
  • Hair, Health, Beauty
  • HL & H Corporate Services (Pty) Ltd
  • HSBC Simpson McKie (Pty) Ltd
  • IBM SA Group Ltd (Reach & Teach)
  • Inter Africa BDC
  • Johnnics Industrial Corporation
  • Kings Camp
  • L & C Steinmuller (Africa) (Pty) Ltd
  • Land Rover South Africa
  • Lindsay Smithers (Pty) Ltd
  • Lonrho Management Services
  • Lowveld Dog Training
  • Microsoft (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • Murray & Roberts H.O. Services (Pty) Ltd
  • Mutual & Federal
  • Nampak Management Services
  • National Airways Corporation
  • Nestlé (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd
  • Old Mutual
  • PC 2000
  • PS Publishing
  • Pretoria Portland Cement Co. Ltd
  • Rallen (Pty) Ltd
  • Sentrachem Limited
  • Shell SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Siemans Limited
  • Storm
  • Tinswalo Lodge
  • The Fedics Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Toyota, Lydenburg
  • V3 Consulting Engineers
  • Van Loveren
  • Volkswagen of SA (Pty) Ltd

Local Contributors

  • Anglo American Chairman’s Fund
  • De Beers Fund
  • Edgar Drotste Trust
  • Gaia Educational Trust
  • J Hancock Charity Trust
  • Hans Merensky Foundation
  • Joe Venter Memorial Fund
  • The Goldfields Foundation
  • The Green Trust
  • First Rand Foundation
  • Hans Hoheisen Charitable Trust (Managed by Nedbank Private Wealth)
  • H E Joosub Charitable Trust
  • The Liberty Life Foundation Group Community Fund
  • The Mazda Wildlife Fund
  • Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa
  • My Planet Rhino Fund
  • National Lotteries Distribution Trust Fund
  • National Lotteries Commision
  • Our Horn is Not Medicine
  • Peace Parks Foundation
  • Professional Hunter’s Association of Africa (PHASA) Conservation and Empowerment Fund
  • Rand Merchant Bank – RMB Fund – First Rand Foundation
  • SF & VR du Toit Studiefonds
  • Standard Bank Foundation
  • Taeuber Management Trust (Pty) Ltd
  • The Strawbridge Trust
  • Timbavati Foundation
  • Tony & Lisete Lewis Foundation
  • WWF Nedbank Green Trust

International Contributors

  • Bankers Trust Foundation
  • Burgauer Foundation
  • Chaparrel Foundation
  • Dioraphte Foundation
  • Family Sheldon Trust
  • Fondation Hoffmann
  • Ford Foundation
  • Friends of African Wildlife
  • KFW Stiftung
  • Lance & Julie Fritz Family Trust
  • Liberty Wildlife Fund (now consolidated under the Dioraphte Foundation)
  • MAVA Fondation por la Nature
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • Moran Family Charitable Trust
  • Musart E Foundation (now consolidated under the Dioraphte Foundation
  • NOW Foundation
  • Purdy Family Fund
  • Rufford, Maurice, Laing Foundation
  • Rufford Foundation
  • Safari Club International Foundation
  • Sheldon Family Trust
  • Tusk Trust (including Scott-Dunn)
  • Timbavati Foundation
  • United for Wildlife supported by The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of
  • Cambridge and Prince Harry
  • Worldwide Fund for Nature
  • Australian Agency for International Development
  • The British Council
  • Danish Cooperation for Environment & Development (Danish Ministry)
  • Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) – Jobs Fund
  • Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) – South Africa
  • Directorate General for International Cooperation – Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Flemish Government
  • Kreditsanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW – Germany)
  • Michigan State University
  • New Zealand High Commission
  • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Royal Netherlands Embassy
  • US Fisheries & Wildlife Services
  • UNESCO
  • University of Queensland
  • USAID (Southern Africa)
  • GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) 
  • National Treasuries Jobs Fund (South Africa) 
  • The Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education Research for
  • Development (NORHED) funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, NORAD 
  • RESILIM (Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin) – USAID

PH Programme – Local and International

  • Aimpoint
  • Dallas Safari Club
  • Dallas Safari Club Foundation
  • LHLF Training Committee
  • Nico van Rooyen Taxidermy
  • Norma Ammunition
  • Parow Arms
  • Professional Hunter’s Association of Africa (PHASA)
  • Safari Club International
  • Safari Club International Foundation
  • Hunter Legacy Fund 100
  • Abery J
  • Attenborough A & G
  • Barlow PM
  • Blackburn S
  • Blight D & HC
  • Boyd – A & L
  • Chong R & C
  • Collier GS
  • Collot d’Escury T & H
  • Cooke G
  • Davis L
  • Davidson, Lee Anne (Our Horn is Not Medicine)
  • Davison E
  • Dukes A
  • Duncan W
  • Flack PH
  • Fuller S
  • Gold D
  • Goss, B (Pirtek Southern Africa)
  • Gräf C
  • Gräf F
  • Green N
  • Gold D
  • Gutnecht L
  • Hackl G (RTL Television)
  • Hanekom C & S
  • Hermann E & Naude K
  • Hoheisen H
  • Jenkins B
  • Karan IM
  • Kay K
  • Knox J
  • Kruasse S
  • Kraut S & E
  • Kraut T
  • Labia, Count Lucio
  • Lahan (The late Ms)
  • Lawton M
  • Leschinsky W
  • McLoughlin E
  • Mello D (Jetstar Aviation)
  • Muller V
  • Naylor P
  • Nicholson, Mrs BA
  • Nicholson K
  • O’Brien J
  • OgilvieThompon J
  • Osterwalder P
  • Parker T
  • Parnis Mr
  • Payne D & T
  • Peters E
  • Peters EE
  • Preston, Dr G
  • Phipps SA
  • Pon, F & S
  • Ravazzotti G
  • Rohner M and Frei W
  • Rolston H Prof
  • Seginak K
  • Sergeant, Lady Gillian
  • Sheldon J & R
  • Shipley S & J
  • Sowry CR (Nitralife SA)
  • Swartz K
  • Van Egmond A
  • Van Zyl JJM
  • Van Zyl SW
  • Verreyne M & du Plessis A
  • Yammi Donation
  • Weber, Mr and Mrs
  • Walhof MAM, Mrs and Mrs
  • Anti Poaching Aerial Support – Individual Supporters and Donors
  • Game Rangers Association of Africa (GRAA)
  • K9 Anti Poaching Unit- Individual Supporters and Donors
  • SANParks Honorary Rangers
  • The Zürich Zoofäscht

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