GIVING WINGS TO NONPROFITS
THE PEGASUS FOUNDATION
The Pegasus Foundation
The Pegasus Foundation is an activist grant maker. Like the winged horse of Greek mythology, we seek to “give wings” to inspiring ideas put into action.
We identify, vet and fund nonprofit organizations who have shown demonstrable impact in these priority areas: Marine animal rescue, wildlife and habitat protection, and animal welfare.
We place a high value on collaborative projects, partner with those we fund over multiple years, and foster networking and communication among our grantees and others. The Pegasus Foundation also regularly initiates and implements its own projects and advocates for policy changes that advance its priority areas of interest. So that our dollars have the greatest strategic impact, we do not accept unsolicited requests.
Marine Animal Rescue
Pegasus Foundation has partnered with established and trusted partners such as IFAW, The Center for Coastal Studies, and others to protect and rehabilitate whales, dolphins and other marine mammals that are threatened.
Wildlife and Habitat
We are finding solutions to end the horrific slaughter of elephants, rhinos and other wildlife in Africa and Asia. We also are working with partners in North America to protect animal habitat and range.
Our animal companions need help, protection, and loving care. Pegasus Foundation supports a number of organizations which give a multitude of dogs, cats, horses and other animals a second chance.
Stop Wildlife Killing Contests
Join us in supporting our initiatives to combat wildlife destruction and animal cruelty. Your support is critical, and here is how you can take action.Wildlife Killing Contests
Protect Mute Swans
Mute swans are threatened in New York by a state-wide program to eliminate the breed. The Pegasus Foundation is acting to assist in protecting these beautiful animals.Protect Mute Swans