We are proud to receive the support from many wonderful partners who have chosen to help turn the tide on extinction before it’s too late. Get in touch with our Chief Executive, Georgina Lamb at [email protected] to join them.
Since their launch in 1982, Barry M has always been a Cruelty Free brand and campaigns for the end of cosmetic animal testing around the world. However, with the horrific and growing threat of global wildlife extinction, they are now committed to do more – namely, to provide vital funding for those working to protect animals and nature around the world.
Big Wild Thought
Sheffield based clothing brand, Big Wild Thought support DSWF by donating 10% from sales of their new elephant, tiger and rhino ranges, all of which are beautifully embroidered with an image of one of the animals.
“We love animals and we hate seeing the impact us as a species are having on them, so we wanted to get involved with amazing charities and support them as much as we can! We are proud to be working with David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation to support their incredible conservation efforts across Africa and Asia.” – Laura Bowling, Co-Founder
Calmi Cuori Appassionati
Japanese based producers of fine jewellery, Calmi Cuori Appassionati support DSWF through sales of a limited-edition version of their beautiful ‘Albina’ ring, with all profits coming to DSWF. Available in gold and silver, each ring is made to order, features a beautiful amethyst at the centre surrounded by 10 smaller diamonds, plus the 3 animals from our logo (elephant, rhino and tiger) engraved on the inside.
The Dorchester Collection have been supporting DSWF for the past 15 years by hosting our annual Wildlife Ball at The Dorchester. Without this incredibly generous support we simply wouldn’t be able to curate this incredible event. We are also extremely grateful for the use of Central London meeting spaces also permitted to us.
“The Dorchester Collection is proud to partner with the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation through the annual Wildlife Ball. The event is a memorable evening, providing a platform to bring together friends and supporters in a celebration of wildlife, share news about endangered species across Asia and Africa, engage new audiences and raises vital funds for endangered wildlife.” – Chris Cowdray, Chief Executive Officer
Ele’s Tyres & Servicing
The wonderful team at Ele’s Tyres and Servicing, Cranleigh, has been supporting DSWF since 2012. Each year they generously donate a percentage of their profits to help wildlife and, to date, have raised over £17,500. This family run business – who are very much part of our family and local community – are committed to wildlife conservation and we are proud to continue this wonderful partnership.
WILD. KIND. ART. describes ENDANGERED INKS, a limited-edition art brand with travel, wildlife, and conservation at its heart. They are generously supporting DSWF by donating 20% from each INK sale to help fund key projects in Kafue National Park, Zambia.
‘ENDANGERED INKS cares because we understand that endangered can lead to extinction if we don’t do more to help conservation. We are proud to be working with DSWF who work to support vulnerable wildlife ecosystems in Africa and Asia’. – Carroll Hutchings, Co-Founder & Artist
Evergreen Insurance Services
Evergreen Insurance Services is an insurance broker, assisting clients with both business and personal insurance needs. They have kindly chosen to support DSWF by donating a percentage of any commission earned from sales of their policies to DSWF when the customer mentions DSWF.
“Insurance is our business but nature is our passion. I have worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years and wanted to help make a difference to protect our natural world. The ongoing work of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation is critical to the protection of many endangered species.” – David Gardiner, Founder
Gateway Publishing Ltd
Gateway Publishing are the publishers of the exquisite, limited edition David Shepherd Archive Collection book – a beautiful, limited edition hardback book, signed by David Shepherd himself and containing over 120 images that define David’s life in painting and wildlife conservation. The book contains many rarely seen paintings, personally selected by the artist for the book and covering more than five decades of his career. It comes with a complimentary limited edition print of the painting ‘Tiger Haven’, which has never been publicly released before. A percentage of the royalties from each sale of the Collection is donated to DSWF.
Horny Pants is a range of premium eco-friendly bamboo underwear for men which is soft to the skin, naturally breathable and thermo-regulating, keeping you cool in the Summer and warm in the Winter. What’s more, 10% of every sale is being donated to DSWF and our work protecting endangered species.
“The reason for creating Horny Pants is to raise money and awareness to help save the rhino and other endangered species. Creating the range seemed a fun and great way to spread the word and help protect wildlife conservation. Bamboo is a much less resource-hungry crop making it sustainable. Plus it’s fast growing grass and requires no fertiliser making it eco-friendly and kinder to the environment.” – Keri Whinney, Founder
Indus Experiences is a specialist tailor-made Tour Operator to India and takes its name from the river Indus. They support DSWF by advertising in our Wildlife Matters magazine and also donating £50 per booking for clients recommended by DSWF visiting National Parks in India.
They also sponsored the ‘Human Impact’ category as part of Wildlife Artist of the Year 2020.
Award-winning digital marketing consultancy Innovation Visual have been working closely with the DSWF marketing team since 2013, helping to train the team and positively transforming the effectiveness and visibility of our website through the latest techniques. In 2020 they also supported us considerably in the build of our new website. Such support means we can promote the Foundation and our activities as effectively as possible, targeting relevant and new audiences and extending our reach. So far, we have seen some incredible results.
“As someone who is passionate about wildlife and the future of endangered species on our planet, I felt it was important to give something back and help this fantastic charity to save on costs, increase their online presence and achieve even more. If we can support DSWF through our expertise, then I know it will have a huge impact long-term.” – Tim Butler, Owner and Director
Jolly Elephant is a sustainable fashion brand who have been partner’s of DSWF Since November 2020 and donate 10% of their profits towards DSWF’s vital conservation work to help turn the tide on extinction.
Their clothing is hand-printed and dispatched from their 100% solar-powered production and warehouse facility in the Dorset countryside and they use one of the best Fair Wear member factories, who ensure superior working conditions, living wage pay (or higher), safe work environment, and no child exploitation. In addition to this, they plant trees to offset carbon emissions, use zero plastic packaging, and all of Jolly Elephant’s clothing is made from organic vegan cotton and recycled polyester (from plastic bottles), and more.
To find out more about Jolly Elephant visit: https://www.jollyelephant.com/
Kingsley Print And Design
Kingsley Print and Design Limited offer a full digital and lithographic colour printing service as well as comprehensive in-house design. They have supported DSWF for a number of years providing gift in kind printing services and preferential charity rates on their services.
Little Ranger is a children’s sustainable clothing and gift brand. Author Keri has written her first children’s book ‘Ava The Little Ranger And Her Safari Friends’ alongside the launch of the brand Little Ranger. The book is a delightful story about a young girl learning about different African species. Keri is donating a percentage of sales from her book and Little Ranger products to DSWF’s work supporting Ranger’s working on the frontline of conservation helping to protect endangered species.
LOUDelephant uses upbeat retail to help improve the plight of elephants around the world. They create, produce and source fun, colourful products designed to lift spirits and inspire whilst donating a percentage of sales to DSWF’s work with elephants.
Guildford based dehumidifier experts, Meaco have been supporting DSWF since 2016 by donating £2 from the sale of each of their Meaco DD81 Zambezi dehumidifiers. The dehumidifier was named after one of the elephants at GRI’s Elephant Orphanage Project and so far over £60,000 has been raised for the project.
“We wanted to add character to this special dehumidifier, and after deciding on an elephant, it was very important to us to help with elephant conservation. We are extremely proud to support David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation and raise awareness of their work amongst our customers.” – Chris Michael, Managing Director
Medical-Artist.com is a medical and scientific illustration studio creating beautiful and detailed visual solutions for clients within the healthcare and biomedical industries. They support DSWF through the 1% for the Planet initiative.
Michael O’Mara Books
Michael O’Mara Books is a thriving independent publisher with a fabulous back catalogue, producing 150 books a year. Their support for DSWF and our Global Canvas children’s art and poetry competition has allowed education and art to flourish as the charity works to spread awareness about the plight of endangered wildlife.
Moore Barlow provides dynamic legal support for successful individuals, businesses, schools and charities. They support DSWF in various ways by sponsoring Wildlife Artist of the Year and through promotional social media posts.
“As a long-standing partner of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation, we are thrilled to support Wildlife Artist of the Year. This fantastic event exposes the beauty and vulnerability of our world’s wildlife whilst also highlighting the importance of DSWF’s work across Africa and Asia. Moore Barlow is proud to be involved.”
Silversurfers is a website that features, offers, news and social forums for the over 50s. They support DSWF through promotional activity on their website and category sponsorship of the ‘Wings’ category of Wildlife Artist of the Year.
“Silversurfers are proud to sponsor the ‘Wings’ category for Wildlife Artist of the Year. The competition and exhibition showcase some of the best wildlife art from around the world and we are looking forward to seeing artist submissions featuring the extraordinary variety of winged wildlife. As a long-term supporter of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation, we are delighted to be involved, helping to protect endangered wildlife across Africa and Asia.” – Martin Lock, Chief Executive Officer
DSWF receives fantastic support from bespoke travel company Traveljar, not least from their Founder and DSWF Celebrity Ambassador Jacques Rudolph and Director of Conservation Andrew White through their ‘Wild Ride’ cycle across Zambia in 2018. Taveljar places the preservation of the natural environment at the very core of its business and kindly donates 20% of the net profit of any trip booked as a result of a referral from DSWF promotion and our supporters.
Tunza Games Ltd designs games that are fun and educational and in 2019 launched the ‘Conservation Crisis’ board game and app. DSWF is one of 4 charities benefiting from sales of Conservation Crisis (alongside Tusk, and The Pole Pole Foundation UK, CGC Trust), with each charity receiving 50p from the sale of each board game.
Under The Skin
‘Under the Skin‘ is an interactive print series celebrating and raising awareness for some of the world’s most endangered and vulnerable animals. Created by brothers and designer duo Ed and James Harrison, their limited-edition screenprints are a hand-crafted celebration of species from across the globe, with a powerful underlying message. Under UV light, the phosphorescent skeleton is exposed; all that remains when a species falls into the darkness of extinction. Under the Skin are generously supporting DSWF through an exclusive limited run of screen prints of the iconic African elephant, with 20% from sales being donated to the Foundation.
In 2021 Paper Tiger celebrated forty years of trading on the High Street, and this year they are aiming to raise £10,000 during the Chinese Year Of The Tiger. They are generously donating the proceeds of their fundraising efforts to DSWF’s tiger conservation initiatives. They have a wide range of plans in place to achieve and exceed their target through the course of the year which can be explored in more detail here.
We are really excited to set our £10000 fundraising target for Tiger Conservation projects, and are looking forward to working with DSWF to engage our customers in the important work that they do to protect this most precious and special creature”. – Michael Apter, Managing Director