Donate to GLT Conservation

You can directly support golden lion tamarin conservation in Brazil. Help us reach our goal of 2000 GLTs living in 25,000 ha (about 62,000 acres) of connected and protected forest by 2025.  Make your tax deductible (in the U.S.) contribution to Save the Golden Lion Tamarin today!

Since we are a lean, entirely volunteer-run organization, your contributions will directly support our conservation work.  Save the Golden Lion Tamarin (EIN 20-2874701) is a U.S. public charity, qualified to receive tax deductible contributions under section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code. 

Your contribution, large or small, is important to saving GLTs from extinction.

Here are some ways you could help:

  • Hold a fundraiser in your school, neighborhood, church, or organization. Ideas include lemonade stands, bake sales, car washes, raffles, on Facebook, etc. Upon request, we can provide materials for your use.

  • Join with friends to make a group donation.

  • Suggest a gift to SGLT in lieu of flowers at a memorial service.

  • Suggest a gift to SGLT for your birthday, wedding, Bar-mitsvah.

  • Make a bequest. Save the Golden Lion Tamarin is qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Contact us or ask your attorney about including Save the Golden Lion Tamarin in your estate plans.

  • Make a gift of retirement assets. If you are age 70 ½ or over, you can now make tax-free gifts directly from your IRA. Your charitable distribution to Save the Golden Lion Tamarin will never count as income and will make a difference in the future of GLTs and local people in Brazil, as well as for our planet. Check with your financial advisor for details.

To donate:

  • Donate online using a credit card through Paypal or click the GLT button above.


  • Send a check payable to Save the Golden Lion Tamarin in US dollars to: Save the Golden Lion Tamarin, 303 Cavalier Court,Silver Spring MD 20901-1620, USA. By sending a check, no transaction fee will be deducted from your donation. Please include the name to be listed in our donor registry and the email and mailing address to which a receipt should be sent.

You can also donate to one of our ongoing programs! Click below to learn more about them.

Grow Trees for GLTs