The Mission of the Pennsylvania Wildlife Federation is to educate Pennsylvanians about our environment and inspire them to protect and conserve our natural resources.
The objective of the PWF Conservation Grant Fund is to provide funding support for conservation activities in Pennsylvania that fit within the mission of the Pennsylvania Wildlife Federation and the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen & Conservationists. The program will fund projects that contribute significantly to the preservation and sustainable use of our natural resources.
Applicants must show proof of non-profit status and provide a completed W-9. Applicants must be a member of PWF or PFSC. (Membership application/dues may be submitted with a grant application.)
While grant amounts vary greatly, most range from $200 to $2,000 and are intended to function as complementary support. We strongly encourage applicants to seek additional, concurrent funding from other funding sources and provide details when submitting a grant request.
PWF grants may not be used for indirect costs, overhead, and other expenses not directly related to the project. Fringe benefits are also excluded, as are salaries. Highest priorities will be given to 'shovel ready' projects, projects with secured matching funds and projects benefiting youth activities. Funds may not be used for travel to meetings or conferences, legal actions, endowments, or publication of research results.'
Download the grant application form and PWF membership form or you may request the forms by contacting the PWF office directly. (717-232-3480 or email@example.com)Applications are accepted throughout the year. The PWF board meets twice a year (March & September), but occasionally meet more frequently when warranted. Please specify your timelines/deadlines on the application. Previous PWF grantees must first comply with all prior reporting and financial-accounting obligations before submitting applications for additional support. All recipients are required to provide a final report within 3 months of the completed project.
We strongly encourage electronic submission of all documents. If this is not possible, please submit your information to the following address: PWF, 2426 N 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA 17110
Peggy Hentz, Director, Red Creek Wildlife Center
“This is helping specifically eagles, osprey, other birds of prey such as Cooper’s hawks that often suffer from lead poisoning as well as loons, grebes, and swans. So it’s a large variety of birds that this is going to help.”
John Annoni, CEO and Camp Compass founder
"This support will help Camp Compass engage youth from an untouched population and that is something we can all be proud of. The bridge that is being crossed by providing this funding is concrete evidence about the commitment to creating an inclusive outdoor community.”
Harold Daub, Executive Director of Pennsylvania Wildlife Federation/ Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen and Conservationists:
"The Pennsylvania Wildlife Federation was able to provide a grant of $16,000 back in 2014 for the purchase of a conservation easement on this land. As part of the agreement, Fishing Creek Sportsmen's
Educating young/older generations, adults, and anyone who wants to learn about conservation and wildlife and our long hunting and conservation heritage in the state.
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