CGF Awards

The AZA Conservation Grants Fund (CGF) supports the cooperative conservation and education initiatives of AZA and its members and partners. Since 1991, the CGF has provided more than $7.3 million to over 400 projects worldwide. We thank all donors, and particularly the Disney Conservation Fund, for their generous support of the CGF. View the full list of contributors in 2016 here.

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1994 Awards

Below is a list of projects that received support from the Conservation Endowment Fund (CEF) in 1994. Each project lists the project title, principal investigators, their institutions, amount awarded, and source of the funding maintained within the AZA CEF. Sources included in the AZA CEF include the AZA Amphibian Fund (AF), Ralston Purina (RP), and the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF).

Conservation Strategies for the Long-Term Survival of the Cheetah
Laurie Marker-Kraus and Daniel Kraus, Cheetah Conservation Fund
$18,000 RP

Continuing Safety Assessments of Contraceptives for Nondomestic Felids
Linda Munson, D.V.M., Ph.D., University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
$34,000 RP

Verification and Medical Rescue of Tiger Founders in the Indonesian Sumatran Tiger Program
Ronald L. Tilson, Ph.D., Minnesota Zoo; Douglas Armstrong, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo; Gerald Brady, Potter Park Zoo
$15,000 RP 


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