Conservation Enterprise Development Program (CEPD), Myanmar, Cambodia, 2017

Supporting Sustainable Market-BasedConservation-Friendly Enterprises The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a science-based global conservation NGO protecting regions which are biologically outstanding and where the long-term conservation of species and ecological processes is viable. Within these regions, WCS’s Conservation Enterprise Development Program (CEDP) fosters and incubates promising new and existing enterprises and business concepts with the highest long-term potential forContinue reading “Conservation Enterprise Development Program (CEPD), Myanmar, Cambodia, 2017”

Orangutan Outreach, Great Apes Conservation, Borneo, Sumatra, 2015/16

Reach Out and Save the Orangutans Orangutan Outreach was founded in 2007 to bring attention to the crisis facing orangutans in the wild due to deforestation and the expansion of palm oil plantations into previously undisturbed areas of forest. Based in New York City, the organization collaborates with partners throughout Borneo and Sumatra. It has alsoContinue reading “Orangutan Outreach, Great Apes Conservation, Borneo, Sumatra, 2015/16”

Almost Famous Award / 2016 Spring

Winner of Almost Famous Award / 2016 Spring:Save Vietnam’s Wildlife *** CLOSED *** Congratulations to Save Vietnam’s Wildlife who receives the SGD5,000 prize and big thank you to all the participants. About Winning Organization Save Vietnam’s Wildlife is a national non-profit organisation, committed to protecting and increasing populations of threatened wildlife in Vietnam by rescuing threatened animals, protectingContinue reading “Almost Famous Award / 2016 Spring”

Almost Famous Award / 2018 Spring

Giving Voice to Lesser Known Endangered Animal Species *** CLOSED *** About the Almost Famous Award Please visit the main Almost Famous Award page to learn more about the award and the past runs and winners. Prizes 1st place: SGD3,000 2nd place: SGD1,500 3rd place: SGD500 Deadline August 15, 2018 (SGT time) Nomination Criteria The species must be critically endangeredContinue reading “Almost Famous Award / 2018 Spring”

Charity Art Top Tips for Artists

Top Tips for Artists Artists often feel the pain of other fellow human beings and animals. They develop compassion and passion for various charitable causes and try to alleviate suffering of others through generous art donations. Some artists do a great job in communicating their work to raise additional publicity both for themselves and theContinue reading “Charity Art Top Tips for Artists”

Charity Art: Top Tips for Galleries

Galleries and art brokers play an important role as intermediaries between artists and charities. As such, galleries can be very powerful in achieving impact, depending on their role and position and country specific customs and rules. Charities frequently need resources, sometimes urgently, and artists might feel obligated to help or guilty if they cannot assist.Continue reading “Charity Art: Top Tips for Galleries”

Charity Art: Top Tips for NGOs and Charities

Top Tips for NGOs and Charities NGOs and charities are serving communities in need under most severe circumstances. Often strapped for resources–whether cash, time or manpower—many charities are doing their very best to improve lives of their beneficiaries. Art donations and endorsements by compassionate artists can help charities tremendously in raising additional awareness and funds.Continue reading “Charity Art: Top Tips for NGOs and Charities”

Charity Art: Suggestions for Governments

Suggestions for Governments Artists, brokers and charities already come together to raise awareness and funds for various causes. In every ecosystem, there is always room for improvement and change can happen. During our initial international discussions, national governments and relevant agencies were recognized as important enablers of more effective charitable art. Sample suggestions for governmentsContinue reading “Charity Art: Suggestions for Governments”

Charity Art Take the Art Pledge

Commit Yourself to Regular Artistic Charitable Giving Taking the art pledge and doing good is simple. It creates a sense of accountability and holds you to your word. It also makes it clear to charities that you might be willing to support them and their causes. Feel free to copy the following text and customizeContinue reading “Charity Art Take the Art Pledge”