Pacific WildLife Foundation is a federal not-for-profit society with charitable status registered in Canada (#891381444RR0001). The business of the Pacific WildLife Foundation is directed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprising of renowned scientists, educators, business people and communicators. Fellows and Associates include highly qualified and renowned marine scientists, educators, and communicators who volunteer for fixed terms to assist the Foundation meet its objectives. Our funding is derived largely from research and education grants, private donations from individuals and businesses, and legacies. Where allowed, we withhold 5 to 10% for administration and operations.