Oregon Wildlife Foundation Grants

Oregon Wildlife Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Next deadline: Aug 6, 2018 5:00pm PDT

Later deadlines: Oct 29, 2018 5:00pm PDT, Jan 15, 2019 5:00pm PST, Apr 17, 2019 5:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Individuals Government Entity Nonprofit College / University Elementary / Secondary School

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Oregon

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Thank you for your interest in applying for funding from the Oregon Wildlife Foundation.

We offer small grant awards to the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW), tax-exempt organizations, volunteer groups with a fiscal sponsor, and qualified individuals for projects that fall within the following areas:

  • fish and/or wildlife habitat restoration
  • public access preservation, restoration, or improvement
  • natural resource or outdoor education
  • invasive species removal or control
  • studies that support improved fish/wildlife management
Your proposed project may be a stand-alone project or part of a larger or ongoing project. 

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

Eligibility:

  • We offer small grant awards to the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW), tax-exempt organizations, volunteer groups with a fiscal sponsor, and qualified individuals
  • We make cost reimbursement grants only.
  • Foundation funds must be matched dollar-for-dollar, in cash or in-kind from other sources.
    • It’s appealing to the Foundation if the applicant's organization is also contributing cash, even a small amount, to the project.

Preferences:

  • Projects that conserve or restore an Oregon Conservation Strategy habitat or Strategy species will be given priority.
  • The Foundation is particularly interested in projects that conserve, restore, or improve oak savannah or wetland habitats.

Ineligibility:

  • Overhead or administrative costs will not be reimbursed.
  • Salaries, except for project-related contract personnel, will not be reimbursed.
  • Other disallowable uses of Foundation funds include fundraising or advocacy activities, ongoing operating expenses, and pass-through grants.
  • Projects taking place outside the state of Oregon will not be considered.
  • The following are additional project types/activities that are not eligible for grant funding from the Oregon Wildlife Foundation:
    • Capital or endowment campaigns.
    • Scholarships or fellowships unless they are directly supporting a project in which the Foundation is a partner.
    • Improvement of natural resources for private gain.
    • Acquisition of land.
    • Required mitigation or toxic cleanups.
    • Wildlife rehabilitation or captive breeding programs.
    • Predator control activities.