You can make the difference for wildlife.

Your donation to WildAid is needed to protect vulnerable wildlife and their habitat on land and at sea.

With your help, WildAid can motivate millions of people worldwide to take action that protects and preserves wildlife at risk.

The Threats
The Threats

Our planet faces a crisis of unsustainable human consumption and behaviors. The result?

More than 80% of all species are threatened by a combination of changing climate, habitat destruction, and ongoing loss of biodiversity.

Wildlife continues to face threats from overexploitation in the form of poaching and illegal trade in animal products.

Our Mission
Our Mission

To inspire and empower the world to protect wildlife and vital habitats from critical threats.

“Thanks to WildAid we have the training, coordination, and equipment we need to protect the ocean life we love and depend on.”
Ahmed Burad-Mendez, Mexican Marine Program Coordinator
“My husband and I give to WildAid because we know they are doing great work. WildAid is a 5-star charity and I believe they get more bang for their buck than other charities. We have also included WildAid in our estate plans.”
Susanne Madden & Dr. Thomas Webb, WildAid supporters
“WildAid uses dynamic media to change peoples’ attitudes and behaviors on a nationwide scale.

THIS is what WildAid does better than any other organization. THIS is how we protect vulnerable species like sharks.”
Patranan Suphangkanan (Pat), Program and Communications Officer, Thailand
Frequently Asked Questions

Your donation will make it possible for WildAid to run mass media campaigns, protect ocean life and habitat, and inspire millions of people worldwide to take action for wildlife.

WildAid is a global leader in changing behaviors and building capacity to shift societal norms, consumer choices, and public policy.

All our programs are designed to reduce key drivers of the biodiversity and climate crises.

ATTN: Donations
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San Francisco, CA 94104

Click here to make a gift in honor or memory of a loved one and have a special online card sent to share the good news.

You can support WildAid’s work with a gift of stocks, bonds, or mutual funds. Making a donation of appreciated securities will protect wildlife on land and at sea and offer you significant benefits. These include an immediate charitable deduction for the full market value of the stock and avoidance of capital gains taxes that would normally be due upon sale.

To learn more or to let us know you plan to donate securities, give us a call at +1 (415) 834-3174 or send us a message at

Yes! If you are over 70.5 years old, you are eligible to distribute up to $100,000 each year from your IRA to WildAid (and other charitable organizations) without counting the distribution as income.

The gift amount counts toward your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), and your taxable income is lowered by the amount of your qualified charitable distribution (QCD).

Gifts must be completed before December 31 to be eligible in the current tax year. There is no tax deduction, but there is also no income tax on the withdrawal for the gift.

The gift should come directly from your Traditional or ROTH IRA in the form of a check. Have your IRA plan administrator send the check to –

ATTN: Donations
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104

Your paperwork should include your name and address, and whether your gift is intended for a specific program or for WildAid’s general use.

WildAid’s tax identification number is 20-3644441.

Contact us at or +1 (415) 834-3174 if you have questions about the process or its benefits.

Yes! WildAid is a 501(c)(3) registered charity in the U.S. and our tax identification number is 20-3644441.

Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. You will receive a donation receipt by email after you make your online contribution, and it will confirm the tax-deductible amount of your gift.

WildAid has consistently earned the highest possible, four-star rating from Charity Navigator since 2016, achieving a 100% score for financial efficiency this year. We also maintain a Platinum Seal of Transparency for our Candid (formerly Guidestar) profile.

Your donation to WildAid is multiplied in impact by the more than $100 million in pro bono media that we secure each year for our dynamic billboard, radio, and TV campaigns.

Reach out to us at or +1 (415) 834-3174 if you have questions about WildAid’s work or the impact of your donation.