Our Mission

At the James Banks Foundation (JBF), our mission is to see that animals live out their lives in a loving, healthy and safe environment.

Domestic Canines

Within the United States, JBF is dedicated to spreading awareness about displaced and abused canines who have little or no chance for survival. It is our express goal that, through the grants we provide, recipient organizations will uphold and reinforce our mission statement.

We place special interest in allocating funds to the continued education and research in the fields of canine health, adoption, service canine placement, search and rescue canine training, as well as education and training for the support staff in these areas.

African Wildlife

JBF is dedicated to spreading awareness about important issues that overseas’ wildlife populations are faced with, such as the ever-present problem of animal poaching and slaughter that plagues the elephants and rhinos of South Africa. In the past, JBF has worked with Elephants, Rhinos & People (ERP) in South Africa, an organization founded to preserve and protect South Africa’s wild elephants and rhinos through rural poverty alleviation.

It is our goal to partner with similar established organizations. Additionally, it is JBF’s commitment to provide financial support to these organizations who are battling to resolve important issues like the ones previously mentioned.

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