The Muséum wishes to offer its heartfelt thanks to its sponsors for their precious support.


Major Sponsors

Intermarché
Exclusive sponsor for the exhibition I Eat, Therefore I Am (Je mange donc je suis) and the banquets of the Musée de l'Homme (2019)
www.mousquetaires.com/

The Total Group and the Total Foundation
A major sponsor of the MNHN for over 30 years
Thanks to the sponsorship of Total, the French Fondation du Patrimoine backed the restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo (2016)
Acquisition of specimens for the Gallery of Mineralogy collection (more than 750 specimens since 1984)
Permanent exhibition Treasures of the Earth, Gallery of Mineralogy (2012 – 2014)
“The Planet Revisited” expeditions:
- Kavieng expedition (2014)
- Papua New Guinea expedition (2012)
- Mozambique-Madagascar Biodiversity expedition (2010)
- Santo expedition (2006)
Acquisition of the Fluorite Laurent, a listed National Treasure (2010)
Sponsorship of the project "Biodiversity of marines fishes: acanthomorph teleosts (2009)
Exhibition Abysses (2007-2008)
www.total.fr
fondation.total.com

Maison of the Chimie Foundation
Major sponsor of the MNHN
Restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo (2016)
Creation of the participative website Les Herbonautes (2014)
Permanent exhibition at France’s National Herbarium, MNHN (2013)
www.maisondelachimie.com

ENGIE Foundation
The Ménagerie’s mobile app (2018)
Restoration of the historic shelters at the Ménagerie (2017)
Founding Sponsor for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
Vigie-Nature programme (2010-2015)
Renovation of the gardens at the École de Botanique (botanical school) and décor for an exhibition on the history of plants at one of the historic Greenhouses at the Jardin of the Plantes (2007-2010)
www.engie.com


Air France Cargo
Transport of animals to the Paris Zoological Park (2014-2015)
www.airfranceklm.com

Altran Technologies
Skills sponsorship, steering of three projects, including the creation of the Vigie Nature École programme website (2018)
www.altran.com/fr/fr/

Caisse d’Épargne Île-de-France
Partner for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
Support for the renovation of the Paris Zoological Park en 2014 (for the audio-video guide and production of game booklets for young visitors)
Renovation of the Jardin of the Plantes Greenhouses / accessibility for people with reduced mobility (2007-2010)
www.caisse-epargne.fr

CGPA
Restoration of the “Ruine” shelter at the Ménagerie (2018)
www.cgpa.fr

Chanel PB
Namoroka expedition (2015)
Publication of the book Namoroka (2015)
www.chanel.com

Eiffage
Restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo (2017)
www.eiffage.com

Eqiom
Development of the Vigie-Chiros platform, the observatory of the participative science programme Vigie-Nature (2013-2015)
www.eqiom.com

Eurovia
The Tour de France of Biodiversity (2014 and 2017)
www.eurovia.fr

Exhauss
Donation of an exoskeleton for the permanent exhibition at the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.exhauss.com

Fédération Nationale of the Pêche en France
(French Fishing Federation)
The Tour de France of the biodiversité (2017 et 2018)
www.federationpeche.fr

Fleur de mets
Support for the inauguration of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.fleurdemets.com

Air France Foundation
Racism awareness campaign targeting secondary schools in priority education zones, in partnership with the association ethno’Art (2016)
corporate.airfrance.com

Ars Cuttoli France Foundation (under the aegis of the Fondation de France)
Research project on the evolution and physiology of plants that feed on fungi (2015)

EDF Foundation
Partner for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.fondation.edf.com

Golf de Vidauban pour l'Environnement Foundation
Production of nature sound CDs from the Muséum’s sound archives (2016)
fondation-plainedesmaures-environnement.fr

Iris Foundation (under the aegis of the Fondation de France)
Organisation of 7th European Botanic Gardens Congress (2015)
www.fondationiris.org

Melvita Foundation
Habitat creation for pollinizing insects and support for educational programmes at the Jardin des Plantes. (2011-2014)
Vigie-Nature programme (2011-2015)
fr.melvita.com

L’Occitane Foundation
Creation of the Jardin of the Plantes Numérique website (2008-2010)
www.fondation.loccitane.com

Orange Foundation
Creation of the Children’s Gallery / accessibility for vision- and hearing-impaired visitors. (2008-2010)
www.fondation.orange.com

Fondation du Patrimoine
(French Heritage Foundation)
Initial public offering in favour of the Restoration of the Przewalski horse shelter (2016)
Thanks to the sponsorship of the Total Foundation, the Fondation du Patrimoine backed the restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo (2015)
www.fondation-patrimoine.org

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
Project for the study and conservation of chimpanzees in Uganda (2016)
“The Planet Revisited” expeditions:
- Papua New Guinea expeditions (2012)
- Mozambique-Madagascar Biodiversity expedition (2008-2010)
www.fpa2.com

Rockefeller Foundation
Construction of the National Herbarium building (1933)
www.rockefellerfoundation.org

Scor Foundation
Exhibition Météorites, from Sky to Earth (2017)
www.scor.com

Stavros Niarchos Foundation
“The Planet Revisited” expeditions:
- Papua New Guinea expeditions (2012)
- Mozambique-Madagascar Biodiversity expedition (2008-2010)
www.snf.org

Veolia Environnement Foundation
Muséum Photo Awards (2011 - 2013)
Creation of the Children’s Gallery (2008-2010)
www.fondation.veolia.com

Yves Rocher Foundation
Support for the co-publication of the book Les Chimpanzés des Monts de la Lune by Sabrina Krief (2014)
Support for the doctoral college and botanic projects (2012-2014)
Muséum Photo Awards (2010-2014)
www.yves-rocher-fondation.org

Fonds Handicap et Société par Intégrance
(Intégrance Handicap and Society Fund)
A partner in the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.fondshs.fr

Edmond de Rothschild Group
For the 20th anniversary of the Gallery of Evolution in 2014:
- Programme for the Restoration of specimens at the Gallery of Evolution
- Les animaux font le mur (animals and art) event
www.edmond-de-rothschild.fr

Holcim
Development of the Vigie-Chiros platform, the observatory of the Vigie-Nature participative science programme (2013-2015)
www.holcim.com

Leo Burnett France
Communications campaign for the exhibition Us and Them: from Prejudice to Racism, Musée de l’Homme (2016-2017)
www.leoburnett.fr

Lomarec
Equipping of the kitchens at the Paris Zoological Park (2013-2014)
www.lomarec.com

Macif
Exhibition Ocean (2019)
www.macif.fr

Maison nouvelle
Sensorial visit of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.maison-nouvelle-sarl.fr

Mappy
Support for the reopening of the Paris Zoological Park (2013-2015)
fr.mappy.com

Matmut
Design and production of the catalogue for the exhibiton Le Magicien d’Os by the sculptor Quentin Garel (2016)
www.matmut.fr

Mayoly Spindler
Restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo (2016)
www.mayoly-spindler.fr

Orange
Voyage au cœur de l’évolution (2017) application
Design, production and installation of the MOOC, open online unlimited access course on the the themes of human and societal evolution (2016)
Benefactor, reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.fondationorange.com

Orthofiga
Donation of three upper limb prostheses for the permanent exhibition at the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.orthofiga.com

Paris Habitat
Fête de la Nature (Nature Festival) (2018)
www.parishabitat.fr

Publicis Activ Paris 
Benefactor, reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
www.publicisactiv.fr

Publicis Group
Contribution to communications campaigns, Paris Zoological Park and Musée de l’Homme (2013-2015)
www.publicisgroupe.com

RTE
Fête de la Nature (Nature Festival) (2018)
www.rte-france.com

SECAS
Purchase of equipment for the giraffes at the Paris Zoological Park (2015)
www.secas.org

Séché Environnement
Partner for the reopening of the Musée de l’Homme (2015)
Installation of the Manatee pond at the Paris Zoological Park and contribution to the in situ conservation programme (2013-2014)
Support for the Marine Biodiversity research programme in Brittany (2009-2010)
Renovation of the historic Greenhouses at the Jardin of the Plantes (2007-2010)
www.groupe-seche.com

Sofipag
Anti-poaching project aimed at protecting apes in Uganda (2015)

Friends of the MNHN Society
Restoration of the historical shelters at the Ménagerie (2018)
Restoration of Buffon’s Gazebo (2017)

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Digitalisation of the National Herbarium (since 2004)
www.mellon.org

Veolia Environnement
Support for the creation of an international Chair of Mathematical Modelling and Biodiversity by the École Polytechnique and the MNHN (2009)
www.veolia.fr

Vétoquinol
Equipping of the veterinary clinic at the Paris Zoological Park (2013-2014)
www.vetoquinol.fr

Yves Rocher
Support for ape research in Uganda (2014)
Support for research programmes and grants for young researchers (since 2008)
www.yves-rocher-fondation.org

The Muséum also wishes to thank Alain Crosnier and Julien Pfyffer for their patronage.