American Wildlife Conservation Foundation
The American Wildlife Conservation Foundation's purpose is to encourage and support efforts in the conservation of fish and wildlife resources and their habitats, and to encourage the discovery and dissemination of facts necessary to gain additional understanding and support for scientific wildlife management through research, education and conservation.
The Foundation provides grants to be used as start-up funds or seed money to support research on fish, wildlife, and other natural resources, as well as to fund conservation and related education projects. Grants have been awarded in the areas of natural resources, ecology and evolutionary biology, animal science, geological sciences, plant biology, soil, crop and atmospheric sciences, and related fields.
Types of Support
Funding is available for conservation projects, education and research.
Grant Size$200 to $2000
Requirements & Limitations
Eligible applicants include individuals, organizations and academic institutions.
Applicants should submit a grant request form found on the website, and any additional information that might support the proposal (for example, reprints relating to the project).
Proposals are accepted between February 1 and August 1 of each year.
Grant 1Grantee: Francis Marion University, Florence, SC,
Purpose: Monitoring herpetological diversity in a woodland habitat disturbed by logging.
Grant 2Grantee: The Wolverine Foundation, Bozeman, MT
To evaluate habitat associations and movement pattern of reproductive Female wolverines in SE AK implications for forest management.
Grant 3Grantee: The Ecology Center, Utah State University
To study managing behavior in Ungulates and evaluate whether reintroduction efforts be improved.