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 We do not publish proposal deadlines since they are determined in consultation with the appropriate program officer.

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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.

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Jul 17, 2016 Now accepting applications for the 2017 Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science

The Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science is a year-long program that empowers scientists with training in leadership and communication to build a community of conservation science leaders who excel in using science to help achieve durable conservation solutions in western North America.

May 09, 2016 Announcing two new Conservation Leadership Awards

We're very pleased to announce our newest Conservation Leadership Award winners: Michael Proctor and Kim Crumbo.

Apr 05, 2016 Federal judge rules that wolverines deserve more protection

Congratulations to Defenders of Wildlife, Idaho Conservation League, WildEarth Guardians, Center for Biological Diversity, Cascadia Wildlands and many other conservation organizations on the court's solid ruling in favor of additional protection for wolverines.

Mar 28, 2016 Supreme Court refuses to hear the last challenge to the Tongass roadless rule

Congratulations to the attorneys at Earthjustice and NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), as well as their clients, for their long and unwavering campaign to protect one of America's greatest public lands.

Mar 28, 2016 Culture camp helps reconnect First Nations youth with their home lands

Here's an inspiring story about the Qqs Projects Society, a remarkable organization we’ve been funding since 2011. They are incredible stewards of the diverse wildlife in their traditional territory

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West Coast Environmental Law

West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) is dedicated to safeguarding the environment through law. Its staff attorneys work with communities, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and all levels of governments, including First Nations governments, to develop proactive legal solutions to protect and sustain the environment Read more...