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Discovery starts with you

Understanding our past is essential for shaping our future. Your support advances research, drives discovery, protects primates, and provides scholarships and educational programs, helping uncover our shared human story.

Your gift will be matched–doubling your impact!

Discovery starts with you

Understanding our past is essential for shaping our future. Your support advances research, drives discovery, protects primates, and provides scholarships and educational programs, helping uncover our shared human story.

Your gift will be matched–doubling your impact!

Become a Fellow

Connect with top scientists and gain exclusive access to a world of exploration and discovery. Become a Fellow with a gift of $84 per month or a one-time donation of $1,000.

Be the Bedrock

Give monthly, and join a community invested in understanding humanity and our place in the natural world. 

Your Donation in Action

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we depend on donors like you to help us explore, discover, and share the human story.
Here’s how your donation makes a difference.

Drive research and discovery

Empower future generations


Your gift provides scholarships that empower the next generation of scientists and supports educational programs that reach learners of all ages. You can ensure that knowledge about human evolution is accessible to all, inspiring future leaders in the field.

Protect endangered primates


Your contribution supports scientists who work daily to monitor and protect endangered primates and their habitats. This hands-on approach, combined with our research, informs science-based conservation strategies that ensure the survival of these species and the ecosystems they depend on.

50 Years of Discovery | Jane Goodall and The Leakey Foundation

Turn curiosity into discovery

Your gift today will empower scientists to make discoveries that can change our understanding of humankind and inform a more sustainable future. Your support also helps share the wonders of human evolution through accessible, free educational programs.

Join 17-time Leakey Foundation grantee Dr. Jane Goodall and be part of the search to discover our shared human story.

More ways to give

I [name], of [city, state ZIP], bequeath the sum of $[ ] or [ ] percent of my estate to L.S.B. Leakey Foundation for Research Related to Man’s Origins, Behavior & Survival, (dba The Leakey Foundation), a nonprofit organization with a business address of 1003B O’Reilly Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129 and a tax identification number 95-2536475 for its unrestricted use and purpose.

If you have questions, please contact Sharal Camisa Smith sharal at leakeyfoundation.org. 

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