Philanthropy

A general classification for content items that fall under philanthropic goals.

Disneynature Chimpanzee Movie screening - Seattle

The Jane Goodall Institute, in collaboration with Disneynature, is excited to invite members and their families to an exclusive screening of Disneynature's newest True-Life Adventure, "Chimpanzee."

Disneynature Chimpanzee Movie Screening - San Francisco

The Jane Goodall Institute, in collaboration with Disneynature, is excited to invite members and their families to an exclusive screening of Disneynature's newest True-Life Adventure, "Chimpanzee."

Please Tell a Friend About Dr. Jane Goodall's Letter Asking the Leadership at CareerBuilder.com to Stop Using Live Chimpanzees in Their Ads.

See "Chimpanzee," Save Chimpanzees

JGI & Disneynature

To celebrate the in-home debut of “Chimpanzee,” Disneynature is proud to continue the “See ‘Chimpanzee,’ Save Chimpanzees” conservation program initiated with the film’s theatrical release.

Tragedy at Tchimpounga Sanctuary

A grass fire two kilometers away spread out of control and swept across the savannah to the sanctuary, which is home to more than 150 rescued chimpanzees.

Bring Jane Home for the Holidays!

The  children's book Me...Jane tells the delightful story of a young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee, Jubilee.  A young Jane observes the natural world around her and dreams of life among the animals until one day her dream is realized.

 

Give to JGI before Dec. 31 & Avoid Income Tax on the Distribution

Taxpayers 70 1/2 and older can make distributions directly to a charity of up to $100,000 from their traditional and Roth IRAs and avoid income tax on the distribution, which is scheduled to expire on Dec. 31 this year.

Give to JGI from your IRA before Dec. 31 and Avoid Income Tax on the Distribution

The provision in the tax law that allows taxpayers aged 70 1/2 and older to make distributions directly to a charity of up to $100,000 from their traditional and Roth IRAs and avoid income tax on the distribution is scheduled to expire on December 31 this year.  This may be the last year to make these gifts without incurring income tax on the withdrawal.  (The gift avoids federal income tax but state income tax may still apply.)

 

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.