WWF-Indonesia is an independent foundation registered under the Indonesian law, governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of The Advisory Board, The Supervisory Board, and The Executive Board. This board functions as the guiding body in determining WWF-Indonesia’s strategic direction and credibility. Board members also share some institutional responsibility in the form of operational committees. Two committees that are currently being developed are a Fundraising and Investment Committee (FRIC) and a Program Committee (PC), respectively.
Jakarta is home to WWF-Indonesia’s National Office Secretariat who’s role is to lead and coordinate the work of 25 WWF-Indonesia offices that are operating throughout the country, by developing policies and priorities, fostering exchange of lessons learned between different offices, coordinating national campaigns, providing technical assistance and capacity building, and providing supportive measures to ensure that national operations run smoothly. The National Office Secretariat also ensures the alignment of WWF-Indonesia efforts with the Global WWF Network.
WWF-Indonesia has a number of Field Offices. Two of these Field Offices, are coordinating a number of site conservation activities and programs. The Jayapura Field Office coordinates all WWF-Indonesia activities in the two provinces of Papua and West Irian Jaya. This large operation is currently under the directorship of Benja Mambai. The Mataram Field Office coordinates all of WWF-Indonesia’s work in Nusa Tenggara.
WWF-Indonesia is an independent member of WWF, the global conservation organization, a network of WWF organizations and affiliates operating in close to 100 countries worldwide.
In total WWF-Indonesia has 25 Field Offices in Indonesia carrying out local conservation work, within local government boundaries, such as practical filed projects, scientific research, advising local governments on environmental policy, promoting environmental education, empowering communities, and raising awareness on environmental issues.
- $10 could buy seedlings to help replant the forests of Sumatra;
- $25 pays a Rhino Protection Unit ranger's salary for 10 days;
- $100 pays for the training of one villager, in Borneo, to become a Wildlife Warden;
- $200 buys a camera trap to film tigers;