We rely on incredible people like you to keep us going. Every cent counts, and no contribution is too small. HERD’s running costs all come from public funding to help us care for and protect elephants and orphans in need, and make a difference in the lives of these rescued animals, month to month.

Ways you can donate


Donate to HERD

By donating, you help us to continue the work we do at HERD, as we rely on public funding. Every penny counts and is so appreciated, and no contribution is ever too small. South African and United States donors may qualify for a tax exemption certificate.


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Donation Total: $500.00 One Time


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An IRS 501c3 not-for-profit organization that supports the efforts of HERD Trust

Address: 445 John Dowdy Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533, United States

Please contact herd-usa@herd.org.za for any assistance.

* HERD was awarded the Candid Gold Seal of Transparency on GuideStar in 2024.


Account Name: HERD Trust
Bank: First National Bank (FNB)
Account Number: 62879381889
Branch Number: 210835
Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ

Please contact fundraising@herd.org.za with any queries you may have.


Cryptocurrency Donations

Cryptocurrency donations have a tangible and meaningful impact on our work. Donating cryptocurrency is one of the most efficient ways to support HERD, as it involves minimal transaction costs and gives us quick access to donated funds.

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Donate via GlobalGiving

We have partnered with GlobalGiving in the USA to help donors make safe and easy US tax-deductible donations. Donations through GlobalGiving are tax-deductible in the US, or UK taxpayers can give in GBP and claim an extra 25% if Gift Aid eligible.

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