Rainforest Rescue is a not-for-profit organisation that has been protecting and restoring rainforests in Australia and internationally since 1998 by providing opportunities for individuals and businesses to Protect Rainforests Forever.
Our projects re-establish rainforests through planting, maintenance and restoration programs, as well as purchasing and protecting high conservation value rainforest and preserving its biodiversity.
Rainforest Rescue is an Australian Company Limited by Guarantee, managed by a Board of Directors who contribute their service on a voluntary basis.
Our auditors are Wappetts and Partners, Chartered Accountants.
Our ABN is 61 086 885 154 and our ACN is 086 885 154.
Staff: We currently have three full time staff, several part time staff and the support of many volunteers.
Publications: The Rainforest Rescue hardcopy newsletter is published annually and is made available to supporters. Our email newsletter is issued monthly.
Income: Rainforest Rescue is supported by donations from individuals, philanthropists, business sponsorship and foundation grants. We do not receive government funding.
We aim to keep management expenses as low as possible thus ensuring that your donation results in the maximum benefit for rainforest conservation.
Givewell, an organisation that provides a comprehensive research service for informed giving has profiled Rainforest Rescue and its performance on financial management. For further information please visit our profile on the Givewell website http://www.givewell.com.au/details_name.asp?txtOrganisation=RFR
Rainforest Rescue is also profiled in the book, The Good Giving Guide by Lyn Amy and Mary Pearce published by Penguin Books in 2008.