Our Donors

The Everglades Foundation’s success is the result of the generosity of people who believe in our mission of protecting and restoring one of the world’s unique natural ecosystems.

Our donors ensure that our scientists continue leading major initiatives to save the Everglades. Our capacity to preserve and protect the Everglades as a natural source of drinking water for 8 million Floridians is a direct result of your financial support.


Meet Our Donors

We are pleased to share stories about a few of the generous friends who support the Everglades Foundation. To view a complete list of our donors, please download our
Annual Report.



Lacoste is proud to support the Everglades Foundation and their efforts to restore America’s Everglades. The crocodile has been the iconic Lacoste logo since 1933. For the Everglades, the endangered American Crocodile is an indicator species that reflects the health of the Everglades ecosystem.

Celebrating 81 years, the LACOSTE brand is symbol of relaxed elegance since 1933. Built on its genuine sporting roots, the brand offers a unique and original universe through a wide range of products for men, women and children.

In the 114 countries where the brand is present, two LACOSTE products are sold every second through LACOSTE boutiques, corners in department stores, and a selective distribution network. For more information, please visit www.lacoste.com



The Everglades Foundation is the proud recipient of a Peacock Foundation, Inc. grant, in support of its Everglades Literacy Program, which will help carry out the work of the Foundation’s Everglades curriculum for the Miami-Dade County 2016-2017 school year.

Through this program, teachers are equipped with the necessary skills and tools needed to help students understand the ecological and economic impact of Everglades restoration, and the importance of saving this national treasure for all Floridians and more than 70 endangered species that call it home.

Founded in 1947 by Henry B. Peacock, Jr., Peacock Foundation, Inc.’s mission is to enhance and promote the good health and well-being of children and families through grants to nonprofit organizations primarily in Miami-Dade County. Please review peacockfoundationinc.org for additional information. To learn more visit: www.peacockfoundation.org.




Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) has made a major commitment to the Everglades Foundation’s projects for restoration and preservation of Florida’s unique Everglades. Through their philanthropic investment, FPL is helping to ensure the future health of Florida’s water supply for over 7 million people.

As one of the largest electric utilities in Florida, FPL serves approximately 4.5 million customers and is a leading employer in the state with over 10,000 employees. As a clean energy leader, FPL has one of the lowest emissions profiles and one of the leading energy efficiency programs among utilities nationwide.

FPL is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE).  To learn more, visit: www.fpl.com


The Crawford Taylor Foundation of St. Louis, Missouri has provided a major investment in the restoration of America’s Everglades National Headwaters Wildlife Refuge.

The Crawford Taylor Foundation’s mission is to enable and enhance programs that create long-lasting legacies within communities. The Foundation, which has a proud family tradition in St. Louis and beyond, was founded by entrepreneur, Jack Taylor, who was the founder of Enterprise Holdings, the parent company of Enterprise Rent-a-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent a Car. Today, the Crawford Taylor Foundation is guided by a Board of Directors that includes three generations of the Taylor family.

A primary focus of the Board of the Crawford Taylor Foundation is to support the environment through the preservation of parks and places of natural beauty, along with education and development of long-term environmental solutions. Click through to www.crawfordtaylorfoundation.org



The Batchelor Foundation is proud to support the Everglades Foundation’s efforts to engage K–12 students on the restoration and conservation of the Everglades ecosystem through its Everglades Literacy Program.

Based in Miami Beach, the Batchelor Foundation supports food banks and organizations involved with arts and culture, education, the environment, animals and wildlife, health, human services, and economically disadvantaged people. Special emphasis is directed toward programs designed to engage in medical research and provide care for childhood diseases as well as promote study, preservation, and public awareness of the natural environment. For more information, visit: www.nancybatchelor.com/batchelor-foundation


The Jim Moran Foundation awarded $70,000 to The Everglades Foundation in support of its Everglades Literacy Program. This grant will help The Everglades Foundation deliver its curriculum in Broward County during the current school year. Through this program, teachers are equipped with the necessary skills and tools needed to help students understand the ecological and economic impact of Everglades restoration, and the importance of saving this national treasure for all Floridians and more than 70 endangered species that call it home. Additional focus will be to take the students into the environment along with other partners.

Founded by automotive pioneer Jim Moran, the mission of The Jim Moran Foundation is to improve the quality of life for the youth and families of Florida through the support of innovative programs and opportunities that meet the ever-changing needs of the community. The Foundation has invested nearly $80 million in education, elder care, family strengthening, after school and youth transitional living initiatives since its inception in 2000 — with efforts currently focused in Broward, Palm Beach and Duval counties. Through a long-term Grant Agreement, The Foundation’s significant funders are JM Family Enterprises, Inc., and its subsidiaries, including Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC. To learn more, visit:www.jimmoranfoundation.org.

Donor Testimonials

“We have been supporting the Everglades Foundation for the last 10 years.  From the beginning of our involvement with the foundation, Paul Tudor Jones has been so inspirational in leading this effort that we were immediately drawn in and motivated to do what we could to help the Everglades. “We have a deep love of the outdoors and the beauty of nature, and we know how critical the Everglades are to our ecosystem. It is always imperative that we harness our energy to protect wildlife and nature. Additionally, from a business perspective, the success of Florida depends on the Everglades as tourism is a major industry. “Our support of the Foundation is to promote advocacy and keep the local, state and
Mike & Ashley RamosPalm Beach, FL


Please join in the mission to restore Florida’s Everglades!

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Everglades Foundation
18001 Old Cutler Road, Suite 625
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

The Everglades Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax deductible.