The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) recognizes the hard work and effort of individuals and teams around the world working to conserve wildlife and protect wild places every year. In a world that needs wildlife heroes more than ever, the DCF is proud to celebrate the following 20 individuals and teams awarded in 2020, who join more than 200 passionate, dedicated Disney Conservation Heroes recognized to date in more than 50 countries around the world.
2020 Alumni Secure Staffing Assignments for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Seasons
January 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Disney General Entertainment Content (DGE) proudly announces the 13 writers selected for its 2021 writing program and names the recipient of Disney Channel’s Eunetta T. Boone Comedy Writer’s Scholarship, established last year by the network in honor of the late writer/producer for diverse and aspiring comedy writers.
In just one year since the release of Disney’s “The Lion King” in 2019, fans like you have helped the Disney Conservation Fund, and collaborators around the world, to make huge strides in protecting lions and their habitats across Africa. As we celebrate World Lion Day today, we’re excited to share some of the progress we have made together toward “protecting the pride,” and healthy landscapes for African wildlife and communities!
June webinars focus on the role of pro bono in rebuilding communities
NEW YORK, May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit that connects social change organizations with volunteers sharing expertise pro bono, is making its annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit virtual this June.
Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates its 2019 Heroes
Each year, the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) supports organizations working around the world to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. The DCF is also proud to recognize the dedication of individuals or teams who have devoted their lives to furthering conservation efforts in their communities. To date, the Fund has recognized more than 180 Heroes across nearly 50 countries.
Below are the Disney Conservation Fund Heroes for 2019.
BURBANK, Calif., October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) has awarded $6 million in grants to 80 nonprofit organizations working to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. Since the fund’s creation in 1995, Disney has provided nearly $86 million total in grants to protect the magic of nature together with communities around the world.
Disney to Donate up to $3 Million to Help Double the Lion Population by 2050
BURBANK, Calif., June 5, 2019/3BL Media/– To celebrate the release of Disney’s The Lion King, the upcoming groundbreaking feature film helmed by Jon Favreau, The Walt Disney Company has launched a global conservation campaign to raise awareness of the crisis facing lions and other wildlife across Africa. The Lion King “Protect the Pride” campaign focuses on protecting and revitalizing lion populations and the habitats they need to thrive.