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 We do not publish proposal deadlines since they are determined in consultation with the appropriate program officer.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

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.

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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...