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For Grantseekers

Please read our grant guidelines for information about our work and the types of programs we support. In addition, it may be helpful to explore our Grants Database to see the grants we've made recently.

Applicant organizations must contact the appropriate staff member prior to developing a proposal. Please do not submit a proposal without first contacting a Program Officer. We do not publish proposal deadlines since they are determined in consultation with the appropriate program officer.

For Grantees

Check out our new Resources page for links to reports, tools, stories and other useful information relevant to habitat conservation in Western North America.

For Scientists

Learn more about our new Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science at the link below.

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News & Information
Oct 07, 2014 Report on America's Western Public Lands Now Available

We recently commissioned a new report on U.S. western public lands protection issues and are pleased to make it available for review and comments.

Sep 19, 2014 Application deadline extended to Oct 10 for Conservation Science Fellowships

Planning to apply for the new Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science? We are extending the application deadline to October 10, 2014.

Jul 22, 2014 Announcing the new Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science

Wilburforce Foundation, in partnership with COMPASS, is excited to announce the launch of the new Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science, a year-long program beginning April 2015. The purpose of the fellowship is to build a community of scientists who pursue decision-relevant research, communicate scientific findings effectively, and contribute to conservation solutions by engaging with local communities, policymakers, land managers, advocates, and others.

May 09, 2014 Wilburforce recognizes Juri Peepre with our Conservation Leadership Award

We're pleased to announce that Juri Peepre is the latest recipient of our Conservation Leadership Award.

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Featured Grantee
Western Environmental Law Center

The Western Environmental Law Center uses the power of environmental laws to defend and protect the American West’s landscapes, iconic wildlife, and rural communities. Read more...