Other Primate Sanctuaries
The Center for Great Apes‘ mission is to provide a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees who have been retired from the entertainment industry, from research, or who are no longer wanted as pets.
Save the Chimps is a sanctuary that was established in 1997, in response to the U.S. Air Force’s announcement that it was getting out of the chimpanzee research business.
Chimp Haven Inc. serves as the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary. An Independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide lifetime care for chimpanzees who have been retired from medical research, the entertainment industry or no longer wanted as pets.
Primate Rescue Center, a nonprofit sanctuary located in Kentucky whose mission is to alleviate the suffering of primates wherever it occurs.
Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest (CSNW) is located on a 26-acre farm in the Cascade Mountains, due east of Seattle.
International Primate Protection League maintains a sanctuary in Summerville, South Carolina, where dozens of gibbons currently reside. Many of their gibbons come from research, pet, or zoo backgrounds. IPPL advocates for all animals nationally and internationally.
Fauna Foundation a non-profit organization located in Canada, which works to provide rescue and a permanent home for animals that have been used, neglected, abused or rejected by humans.
In Defense of Animals mission is to end animal exploitation, cruelty, and abuse by protecting and advocating for the rights, welfare, and habitats of animals, as well as to raise their status beyond mere property, commodities, or things.
Jane Goodall Institute is a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. Our work builds on Dr. Goodall’s scientific work and her humanitarian vision.
NAPSA The North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NAPSA) was founded in 2010 by the directors of seven of the leading chimpanzee sanctuaries on the continent. The mission of NAPSA is “to advance the welfare of captive primates through exceptional sanctuary care, collaboration and outreach.”
Other Animal Welfare Sites
Pan African Sanctuary Alliance PASA is a unified voice of the African primate rescue and rehabilitation movement.
Ape Alliance an international coalition of organizations and individuals, working for the conservation and welfare of apes
The Great Ape Project – an international movement that aims to defend the rights of the non-human great primates – chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans and bonobos, our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. The main rights are: the right to life, the protection of individual liberty and the prohibition of torture.
Roots and Shoots – a program of the Jane Goodall Institute, is a powerful, youth-driven, global network of tens of thousands of members in more than 110 countries. Together, youth of all ages are taking action to improve our world through service learning projects that promote care and concern for animals, the environment and the human community.
Simian Society – is a non-profit organization founded in 1957 to improve the welfare of primates in captivity.
Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries – mission is to promote excellence in sanctuary management and in humane care of animals through international accreditation, collaboration, mentoring, and greater recognition and resources for sanctuaries, while seeking to eliminate the causes of displaced animals.
Project ChimpCARE is a non-partisan group committed to improving the wellbeing of chimpanzees, regardless of current circumstances, and opening the lines of communications between disparate groups to achieve this singular goal.
Other Great Links
MonkeyDay.com is an annual celebration of all things simian, a festival of primates.
Jan Rogers (Wildlife Artist) utilizes her love of art and life to capture the beauty found in nature in pictures and decoupage.
Harry Hmura an amazing guitarist and musician who lends his support to chimpanzee sanctuaries around the country and heading up the foundation Muscinas4apes
Alchemy Design Studio – David Elliot, an amazing welder who specializes in one-of-a-kind designs and fabrications for all places in life.
Debbie Lee Wesselmann – a great author who has written many animal inspiring novels including Captivity, a story of a chimpanzee director who faces increasingly complex situations following a sabotage at the facility.
Droptyne Studio – Tyler Saunders is a self-taught artist who is taking Oregon by storm through his oil paintings and pencil drawings.
Weinstein Public Relations – The most straightforward way to describe the Weinstein PR Team: a talented bunch of professionals who love their work. They deliver great call-to-action communications that produce dazzling outcomes. It takes tenacity and focus, but they are more than up to it – in fact, count these as further reason they love their work. They are committed to the future. In every way they can, they support a more balanced and sustainable way of living. And a percentage of yearly profits are donated to preserve and enhance their community and environment.
Jill Rosell Photography – My passion in life is to search out these “soul moments” through the lens of my camera. I invite you to join me on this ever evolving and exciting journey, one that will undoubtedly provide intimate and remarkable memories captured forever for your lasting enjoyment.