Partner With Us

Protected areas are becoming the final refuges for threatened species and ecosystems. It is our mission to engage people, resources and good science to conserve the precious habitat of South Australia.

Painted Dragon; photo M Launer

Nature Foundation partners with universities, community groups, Traditional Owners, government departments, businesses from all sectors, schools, landholders and volunteers. Our partners bring a diverse set of values, priorities, resources and competencies to the table, all connected by a common vision and a desire to achieve genuine outcomes for nature conservation.

Through partnerships with individuals and business we provide pathways where together we make a bigger contribution to the prosperity of our natural environment - more projects, in more places, with more people across South Australia.

Our partnerships offer:

Nature Foundation has expertise in:

  • Carbon offsets
  • Climate adaptation
  • Conservation land management
  • Ecosystem monitoring and assessment
  • Environmental education
  • Environmental offsets
  • Facilitating nature science research
  • Fundraising
  • Kids on Country program
  • Significant environmental benefits
  • Social research
  • Terrestrial ecology
  • Wetland and floodplain restoration
  • Youth engagement

Corporate partnerships

Nature Foundation greatly values its corporate partners and welcomes all forms of sponsorship support. Current sponsorships support conservation projects on our nature reserves; delivering water for the environment along the River Murray to restore wetlands; Kids on Country camps for young Aboriginal people; purchasing of equipment for scientific monitoring; support for Nature Foundation events and more.

We offer a range of sponsorship benefits to acknowledge and promote our corporate sponsors and welcome the opportunity to discuss these further. Benefits may include:

For further information please contact

Hugo Hopton
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: +61 (08) 8340 2880
Mobile: +61 (0) 418 817 664

Patrick Mentzel
Philanthropy Coordinator
Phone: +61 (08) 8340 2880
Mobile: +61 (0) 425 410 561

Our Partners

Australian Government
Bec Hardy Wines
Commonwealth Environmental Water Office
Government of South Australia
SA Water
CMV Foundation
OZ Minerals
Employee Foundation
Lipman Karas
University of Adelaide
University of South Australia
Flinders University
RIGA floor coverings
Native Vegetation Council
District Council of Loxton / Waikerie
Australian Government – Building our Future
Wyatt Trust
Melliodora Fund
CIT – Central Irrigation Trust