Ferguson Foundation Grants

The Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation

Grant amount: US $2,500 - US $10,000

Next deadline: Jan 15, 2019 (Letter of inquiry)

Later deadlines: Feb 28, 2019 (Full proposal), Jul 15, 2019 (Letter of inquiry), Aug 28, 2019 (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Nonprofit Indigenous Group

Funding uses: Research, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

Location of residency: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

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The Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation, founded in 1987, is a family foundation that supports nonprofit organizations in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. The Foundation is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of nature, including wildlife and their required habitats. It also supports the institutions that present nature and our rich cultural heritage to the public.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


    • All applicants must be 501(c)(3) organizations located in the states of Washington and Alaska meeting the interest areas described on the home page.
      • As the foundation has historically made grants to groups in Montana, Idaho, and Oregon, trustees may occasionally invite proposals from those states, by invitation only.
    • The Foundation will fund:
      • Community-based projects working to restore habitat and wildlife by activating volunteers and local residents.
      • Collaborative and coalition projects involving a number of organizations working together to share strengths and maximize effectiveness.
      • Cultural and natural history institutions exploring the history and traditions of the greater Puget Sound area.
      • Projects from Native American communities on issues related to cultural preservation and protection of natural resources.
    • Previous grantees may submit a project summary email (see Application Procedures), and organizations selected by the foundation trustee may submit a full proposal.

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