Running an independent scientific research station in a remote place like Galapagos, now costs upward of $4 million annually.
Our work is not possible without your support. Have a look at the following examples of project costs:


Our scientists can do a lot with just a little; think of how much they would be able to do with just a bit more! Your gift supports research, outreach and restoration efforts to address crucial conservation issues, with the ultimate goal of preserving the wonder of the Galapagos Islands for current and future generations. Choose your way to donate below. We appreciate your generosity.

Support the work of the Charles Darwin Foundation

All of our donations are processed securely through the International Community Foundation (ICF), our online charity partner in the United States. The ICF is a 501(c)(3) organization; any donation processed through them will be fully tax-deductible for U.S. donors. To process your gift through the ICF, please fill out the form below

Donations from other countries, or from U.S. citizens not seeking tax deduction are received directly at the Charles Darwin Foundation’s bank account with S.G. Hambros Bank Ltd. in London, United Kingdom, in which case no deduction for costs is withheld from your donation. If selecting this option, please contact us at


For donations from Ecuador inferior to $5,000 you can also make a direct transfer to our bank account with the Banco del Pacífico. If you select this option, please contact us at

Donate in Person

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

The “Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands”, in French “Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association International sans but lucratif (“AISBL”), has its registered office located at Drève du Pieuré 19, 1160 Brussels, and is registered under the trade registry of Brussels under the number 0409.359.103.

© 2019 Charles Darwin Foundation. All rights reserved.