Wyoming Wildlife Foundation: Wyoming Youth for Natural Resources Grants

Wyoming Community Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Deadline: Nov 1, 2018

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: Wyoming

Location of residency: Wyoming

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Overview:

Wyoming Youth For Natural Resources  is a program designed to encourage Wyoming youth to develop imaginative wildlife and natural resource conservation project that incorporate education, technology, volunteering and service to others.

The program is designed to encourage Wyoming youth to learn about Wyoming’s natural resources, about science and technology and their application to the wellbeing of Wyoming’s citizens.

Proposals should include at least one of the following elements:

  • Address at least one wildlife or natural resource conservation issue (for example, habitat and open space enhancement and protections, or the relationship of industrial development to habitat, or non-consumptive wildlife management).
  • Serve as a catalyst to initiate conservation and/or best practices in the areas of wildlife and natural resources.
  • Encourage the involvement of young people in volunteer activities centered around natural resources.
  • Apply new technologies (for example, geographic information systems or remote sensing to classroom learning).
  • Consider sustainability of the proposed project once grant funding has ended.

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

Eligibility:

  • Grants may be made to:
    • Public schools
    • Youth organizations,
    • Other nonprofit organizations exempt from federal taxation under Sections 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code
    • Public/governmental agencies (on occasion)

Preferences:

  • Priority is given to projects with matching funds, established partnerships, management relevance, highest wildlife impact, and appropriate budgets.

Ineligibility:

  • We are not able to provide funding directly to individuals.
  • Grant requests of more than $5,000 will not be considered.
  • Application from organization that did not submit final reports from prior grants will not be considered.


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