Virunga Fund Inc. (VFI) is a non-profit, U.S.-based Section 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization. The private, independent U.S. accounting firm, Friedman LLP, audits VFI’s finances annually. VFI was awarded the Silver-level GuideStar Exchange Participant, which demonstrates the organization’s commitment to transparency.
Finally, Virunga National Park is committed to integrating the highest standards of Community-Based Natural Resource Management by soliciting and incorporating input from the communities living in and around the park. To this end, Virunga authorities created and support multiple community forums that regularly consult with the local population to determine conservation and investment priorities. The spirit of participatory resource management is at the heart of the Virunga Alliance.