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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 We do not publish proposal deadlines since they are determined in consultation with the appropriate program officer.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, developed in partnership with COMPASS.

For science funding opportunities, check out our Conservation Science Program.

 

 

News & Information
Jun 01, 2015 Ray Rasker is our latest Conservation Leadership Award winner

Wilburforce Foundation is pleased to announce Ray Rasker of Headwaters Economics, has been awarded a 2015 Conservation Leadership Award. As Executive Director of Headwaters Economics, Ray brings independent research to support decision-making on the management of natural resources and community development

May 13, 2015 Ben Long and Lara Hansen are our newest Conservation Leadership Award winners

We're pleased to announce our latest Conservation Leadership Award winners: Ben Long of Resource Media and Dr. Lara Hansen of EcoAdapt.

Mar 23, 2015 Chris Genovali receives our first Conservation Leadership Award of 2015

We're pleased to announce that Chris Genovali of Raincoast Conservation Foundation was just awarded our first Conservation Leadership Award of 2015.

Jan 27, 2015 Twenty Scientists named for Prestigious New Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science

Wilburforce Foundation and COMPASS are pleased to announce the first group of twenty scientists awarded the newly established Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science. The Wilburforce Fellowship will build a community of conservation science leaders who excel in using science to help achieve durable conservation solutions in western North America.

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Featured Grantee
Oregon Natural Desert Association

The high desert of Eastern Oregon, or the “Sagebrush Sea,” is home to rich wildlife populations that include the sage grouse, sage sparrow, pronghorn, and pygmy rabbit. The Oregon Natural Desert Association defends and restores this region. Read more...