Our home institutions


The University of British Columbia’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries hosts most of Project Seahorse’s international team. Director and co-founder Prof. Amanda Vincent is a member of UBC faculty. www.oceans.ubc.ca

The Zoological Society of London hosts Project Seahorse’s UK team. Dr. Heather Koldewey, Project Seahorse’s co-Founder and Field Conservation Manager, is also Head of Global Conservation Programmes at ZSL. www.zsl.org

Our major donors


Guylian Belgian Chocolate is a major sustaining sponsor of our research and conservation projects around the world. Guylian’s commitment to marine conservation is matched only by the excellence of its chocolates. www.guylian.com

Our current donors

Indianapolis Zoo

Langar Foundation

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong

People’s Trust for Endangered Species

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

SSB Charitable Corporation

Synchronicity Earth

Taiwan Forestry Bureau, COA

The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation

The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Various individual donors

Our past sustaining partnerships

 An anonymous donor The Shedd Aquarium   

Our past donors

International Development Research Centre

International Federation of University Women

International Order of the Daughters of the Empire (Canada)

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Islands Group

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Laguntza Foundation

Linnaeus University

Maurice Laing Foundation

Memphis Zoo

Mitacs Gobalink

Mountain Equipment Coop

Munich Zoo

National Environment Research Council, UK

National Geographic Society

National Science Foundation

National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Nature Picture Library

Nelos Underwater Festival

Ocean Charitable Trust

Ocean Management Research Network

Oceanário de Lisboa

Percy R. Gardiner Foundation

Pew Charitable Trusts

PF Charitable Trust

PFK Family Foundation

Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation

Planet Action

Project AWARE Foundation

Riverbanks Zoo


Royal Society, UK

Rufford Foundation

SciFund Challenge

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

Selfridges Project Ocean

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Taipei Economic & Cultural Office, Vancouver

Taiwan Ministry of Education

TD Friends of the Environment

Threshold Foundation

Toronto Zoo

UK Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

UK National Lottery Community Fund

United Nations Environment Programme

Wallace Global Fund

Waterloo Foundatino

Whitley Fund for Nature

Whitley Laing Foundation

Whole Foods Market

World Wildlife Fund

Yves Rocher Foundation


American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association of Zookeepers

Angelsey Sea Zoo

Aquarium du Quebec

Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour

Barto Family Foundation

Blue Marine Foundation

British Airways Community and Conservation Fund

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund

British Ecological Society

Bromley High School

Canadian Foundation for Innovation

Canon National Parks Scholarship Program

Chevron-Philippines, Inc.

Conservation, Food & Health Foundation

Conservation and Research Fund

Conservation International

Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES)

Columbus Zoo

The Crown Estate

Dallas Zoological Society

Darwin Initiative, UK Department of the Environment

Disney Conservation Fund

Double Dot Investment Group Ltd.

Dr. Scholl Foundation

ECO Canada

Economic and Social Research Council, UK

EJLB Foundation

Environmental Careers Organization of Canada

European Union of Aquarium Curators

Explorer’s Club

FBR Funds

Fisher Scientific Fund

Fisheries for Improved Sustainable Harvest, USAID

Foundation for the Philippines Environment

Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Fresno Chaffee Zoo

The Fullbright Program

Glaxo Wellcome PLC Appeals Fund

Golden Bottle Trust


Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Government of Switzerland

Greensboro Science Center

Grosvenor Trust

Guinness World Records

Harmsworth Trust

Henry Doorly Zoo

Interface, Inc.

International Conservation Fund of Canada