Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund Donors

NWF appreciates the support of all Americans to help our efforts in the Gulf. Our work is crucial to the wild and human life impacted by the oil spill and is made possible with generous donations from the following organizations and individuals.

For more information on how you can stand up for wildlife in the Gulf, visit Your support will help wildlife for generations.


Corporate and Foundation Donors 


Scotts® Songbird Selections® Brand Wild Bird Food team recognized the implications for all wildlife in the Gulf, particularly the many species of birds impacted by the spill. As such, they made an initial donation of $50,000.

Scotts Songbird Selections contributed a dollar for dollar match up to an additional $50,000 – a combined goal of $150,000.

Target generously donated $50,000 to support NWF's Volunteer efforts in the Gulf.

Read more about how their gift will go toward NWF's work protecting wildlife impacted by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The donation is part of Target's commitment to giving 5 percent of its income--more than $3 million every week--to the communities it serves.

CrowdStar, a global leader in social gaming, is partnering with National Wildlife Federation to help raise money benefitting wildlife affected by the devastating BP oil spill.

"We are proud to help the National Wildlife Federation in its work to save animals affected by the Gulf oil spill disaster," said Niren Hiro, Chief Executive Officer, CrowdStar. "Our global audience cares deeply about this issue, and we're pleased to provide an easy way for people to get involved and contribute while playing our games."

The more than 50 million monthly players of CrowdStar games on Facebook can purchase special virtual animals in each of the games. CrowdStar will donate 100% of net proceeds from the sales of these items to the National Wildlife Federation.

Brand Connections is making an advertising donation valued at $1 million for in-flight promotion of NWF’s work in the Gulf and our Mobile Giving program

Merkle is intimately aware of the impact that the Oil Spill in the Gulf will have on our wildlife and believes passionately in the work that NWF is doing to save these creatures. As a leader in the interactive marketing services arena, Merkle has graciously donated the strategic framework for the digital interactive campaigns that NWF employed to help raise critical funds to support NWF's work.

The company is honored to work alongside NWF's online, membership, social media and PR teams to help further awareness of this important appeal.

A corporate donation of $10,000 coupled with an employee matching gift for an additional $5000 from Aveda employees worldwide.

From June 10 through July 31, Eyrewood Studios is giving 80 percent of their points (virtual money) revenue from the Facebook game "My Zoo" to the National Wildlife Federation's oil spill work. My Zoo is a simple yet engaging zoo game that can be found on Facebook. What makes it stand out is that the game's developers have chosen to use My Zoo to help real wildlife in need. My Zoo has collected more than $30,000 to support their efforts in the Gulf, donating through NWF's Facebook Cause, "Help Wildlife Impacted by the BP Oil Spill."

In light of the 2010 tragedy,, LLC designed and introduced the Coastal Recycling Bin to increase recycling around our nation’s waterways, pledging to contribute 7 percent of the bin purchase directly to organizations restoring areas afflicted by the spill.

After the sale of 235 Coastal Recycling Bins, has donated proceeds of $1,284 to NWF, recognizing the importance of restoring wildlife and ecosystems in light of the threats the natural environment still faces from the oil spill.

Casa Vinicola Zonin, the largest privately held Italian wine producer, is supporting the National Wildlife Federation in its efforts to raise money for wildlife habitat affected by the Gulf Coast oil spill.

The funds will be used to protect and rescue wildlife and habitats impacted by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and aid in recovery efforts. We believe our contribution to the National Wildlife Federation Oil Spill Fund will offer direct support to the community in a time of need.

Perry Ellis launched Project Beach, an initiative designed to raise awareness and funds for the National Wildlife Federation’s crucial Gulf Coast oil spill programs.

The partnership includes a Facebook fundraiser, where users can trigger a donation by “liking” Perry Ellis. For each of the first 10,000 new “likes”, Perry Ellis will donate $1 to NWF’s Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund. Perry Ellis’s September 13 fashion show will pay tribute to NWF’s restoration work.

Hanna Andersson is proud to support NWF’s Gulf Coast Restoration efforts. Hanna Andersson produces soft quality clothing for kids and family, inspired by their Swedish Heritage

On July 26, Buffalo Wild Wings franchises held restaurant events to support NWF’s Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund. Buffalo Wild Wings is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of restaurants featuring a variety of boldly-flavored, made-to-order menu items including Buffalo-style chicken wings spun in one of 14 signature sauces.

Related Resources
NWF's Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund

In order to help the wildlife at risk by the oil spill, NWF has established a Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund to support NWF's immediate response and longer term on-the-ground work to safeguard wildlife affected by this tragedy.

Volunteer: NWF Gulf Coast Surveillance Teams

We are organizing a network of volunteers to monitor the coast for wildlife in distress. Find out more about this opportunity to volunteer and also about how you can support the effort.

Our Work to Protect Coastal Louisiana

Before the BP Oil Spill, Coastal Louisiana was already losing a football field of wetlands every 30 minutes. Read more about NWF's work to restore the ecosystem.

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