Wyss Foundation, The

Wyss Foundation, The (1998; Washington;  https://www.wyssfoundation.org/)

Founded by Hansjörg Wyss, a Swiss native and businessman now living in Wilson, Wyoming.  The Wyss Campaign for Nature is making “a $1 billion Investment to help communities, indigenous peoples, and nations conserve 30% of the planet in its natural state by 2030”; so far, only 15% is protected with national parks and wildlife refuges. Their philanthropic efforts focus on ‘Land and Preservation’, ‘Communities and Education’, and ‘Discovery and innovation’.

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Leadership: Hansjörg Wyss (Founder)

Budget: $55.9m (Expenses 2015), $2.1bn (Assets 2015)

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