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1 Funding and Advocacy in the service of conservation Money from US Foundations Money in EU enlargement Advocacy: opportunity and duty John Regan JohnRegan@freeuk.com

2 Opportunity 1: US Foundations The largest philanthropic market on Earth

3 Some stats… Over 60,000 grant makers Over $3.1 billion went outside the USA in 2002 Environment and Animals a priority at 9.8%

4 UK is the largest single external recipient because… No language barrier? Traditional links with former empire? Solid audit trail? Prestige of institution? Because we actually ask?

5 Some trends September the 11 th Stock market Dot commers Eastern Europe

6 The process Long list – search by grant Short list – grant making guidelines Crunch time – set up 501(c) 3 Apply Follow up

7 Some sources of information The Foundation Centre The Chronicle of Philanthopy The Grantsmanship Centre

8 … would suit Treasure Hunter type…

9 Opportunity 2. European enlargement The great European adventure

10 Todays subject is Not the structural funds (vertical) Not trans-national funds (horizontal) Not Europeaid (the rest of the world) Funds for the accession and candidate states

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12 The instruments PHARE ISPA SAPARD The Aquis

13 CEC Government UK Zoo CEC's pre- allocated funds UK Zoos project CECs wildlife UK Zoo

14 TAIEX

15 Where is the real battle to be won..?

16 Traditional avenues.. Ex situ breeding In situ conservation projects Education and attitude changing

17 By the time she grows up… …. A rewired mind

18 Another kind of education Another kind of audience

19 .. To stave off bad stuff

20 .. To be aware of, and involved in good stuff (major opportunity and agenda..)

21 A medium within which we thrive. Or decline Influence soup

22 Where is our leverage to allow a powerful advocacy programme? To protect ourselves against threat To know about and capitalise on opportunity To promote wildlife conservation amongst the audience in a position to make a difference USP : 15 million visitors = consumers = voters

23 We can put these two..together

24 need to do so to protect themselves against threats need to do so to know about and capitalise upon opportunities duty to do so in terms of conservation delivery opportunity to do so because of our massive audience Zoos should prioritise talking to the most senior political and business decision makers, both collectively and individually because:

25 Archimedes said give me a big enough lever...... And I will move the world.

26 John Regan JohnRegan@freeuk.com Money from US Foundations Money in EU enlargement Advocacy: opportunity and duty


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