American Wildlife Conservation Foundation


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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.

Funding Interests

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.

Geographic Focus


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.

Application Process

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.

Recent Grants

Grant 1

Grantee: Francis Marion University, Florence, SC,
Amount: $1984
Purpose: Monitoring herpetological diversity in a woodland habitat disturbed by logging.

Grant 2

Grantee: The Wolverine Foundation, Bozeman, MT
Amount: $2000

To evaluate habitat associations and movement pattern of reproductive Female wolverines in SE AK implications for forest management.

Grant 3

Grantee: The Ecology Center, Utah State University
Amount: $2000

To study managing behavior in Ungulates and evaluate whether reintroduction efforts be improved.

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