The Nacey Maggioncalda Foundation
funding primate research and conservation

Congratulations to the 2014 Goldberg Grant recipients!


Wendy ErbRutgers University  

“Direct and indirect fitness benefits of cooperative behavior in wild saddleback tamarins"


Valerie Schoof, McGill University 

“Costs of social dominance in male red colobus monkeys: association of parasites with nutrition, sociality, testosterone, and stress hormones”


Stephanie SpeharUniversity of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

“The orangutans of Wehea: adaptation to a resource-scarce environment

* Spehar was also awarded a $5,000 bonus grant to be directed to improving the welfare of local people


The Nacey Maggioncalda Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization established to support primate research and conservation. NMF funds global research projects in the areas of primate evolution, ecology, physiology and behavior. NMF also supports conservation efforts that establish a lasting, positive relationship between primates and their human neighbors, in order to improve the health and welfare of both. The foundation awards James F. Nacey Fellowships and supports ongoing research and conservation projects with Goldberg Research and Conservation Grants.