The Wyss Foundation

Founding Year: 1998


Budget: $55.9m (Expenses 2015)

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. Its philanthropic efforts focus on ‘Land and Preservation’, ‘Communities and Education’, and ‘Discovery and innovation’.





The Wyss Foundation contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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