are generated by contributions from supporting zoos; these funds are
placed into a general fund that is equally distributed among projects
selected for support. An exciting aspect of the Initiative is that
participating zoos have committed to a minimum of three years of support
to enable projects to submit multi-year grants.
supporting the Ape TAG Conservation Initiative include:
($10,000 per year): Oklahoma City Zoological Park, and
San Diego Zoo and Safari Park.
Supporter ($5,000 per year): Cleveland Metroparks Zoo,
Dallas Zoo, Detroit Zoological Society, Houston Zoo, Riverbanks
Zoo and Garden, Sedgwick County Zoo, Woodland Park Zoo, Zoo Atlanta,
and Zoo New England.
Supporter ($1,000 per year): Ape Conservation Effort,
Chimpanze SSP, El Paso Zoo, Ellen Trout Zoo, Fort Wayne Children's
Zoo, Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Gladys Porter Zoo, Gorilla SSP, Jacksonville
Zoo, Knoxville Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo, Little Rock Zoo, Milwaukee
County Zoological Gardens, Minnesota Zoo, North Carolina Zoo, Omahas
Henry Doorly Zoo, Orangutan SSP, Potawatomi Zoo, San Antonio Zoo,
St. Louis Zoo, Topeka Zoo, Utahs Hogle Zoo, and Virginia Zoological