The work of our scientists is only possible through your donations. Your gift supports research, conservation and outreach efforts. Help us achieve our goal of preserving the wonder that is the Galapagos Islands. Choose your way to donate below. We appreciate your generosity!

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All of our donations are processed securely through the Friends of the Charles Darwin Foundation (FCDF), our fiscal agent and charity partner in the United States. FCDF is a 501(c)(3) organization and any donation received is fully tax-deductible for U.S. donors. To process your gift through FCDF, please click the Donate and Support button below.

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Donations can be received at the Charles Darwin Research Station in Puerto Ayora when you visit Galapagos. Please stop by our reception or Exhibition Hall for more information.

Conservation Costs

Running an independent scientific research station in a remote place like Galapagos, now costs almost $5 million annually. Have a look at the following examples of project costs:



The mission of the Charles Darwin Foundation and its Research Station is to tackle the greatest threats and challenges to Galapagos through scientific research and conservation action, in order to safeguard one of the world’s most important natural treasures.

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