The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is dedicated to the conservation, protection and study of gorillas and their habitats in Africa. Its successful, integrated approach includes close collaboration with local governments and communities as well as partners from around the world.
Helping people. saving gorillas.
NAT GEO TRAVELLER
"The Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund opened in February 2022. The talkshow host and her wife Portia de Rossi were major funders of the mountain gorilla research and education center."
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund leads the world in protecting and studying gorillas while helping communities build their conservation capabilities. Learn more about organization on their website.
World Gorilla Day on Sept. 24, 2022, will now be celebrated at the new purpose-built campus in Rwanda – the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. World Gorilla Day recognizes the majesty of gorillas, with whom we share more than 98% of our DNA, and raises vital awareness about the many threats they face.