The Lion Tamarins of Brazil Fund (LTBF) was developed to raise funds for field research activities in support of Lion Tamarin conservation.
The current custodians are:
Jennifer Mickelberg, Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA 30315-1440, USA
Bengt Holst, Copenhagen Zoo, Roskildevej 38, PO Box 7, DK-2000, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Two sorts of grants are available:
- Up to 20.000 US$ a year for bigger projects relating directly to action points in the recommendations of the 2005 PHVA.
- These grants can be provided for no more than 2 years in a row, and will be coordinated by the LTBF team (four species coordinators, two co-custodians of the LTBF and one representative of IBAMA).
- Up to 5.000 US$ per year per species, prioritised by the species coordinators.