The Conservation Alliance has announced a general grant fund that seeks to protect threatened wild places throughout North America for their habitat and recreational values.
As a group of outdoor industry companies, they recognize the responsibility to help protect the wildlands and waterways on which the customers recreate and wildlife thrives.
The Conservation Alliance looking for:
- Landscape-scale projects that have a clear benefit for habitat;
- Indigenous-led conservation initiatives;
- Projects that benefit underserved communities and organizations that work directly with these communities; and
- Projects that significantly mitigate the impacts of climate change.
- The Conservation Alliance accept grant requests up to $50,000.
The Conservation Alliance makes grants to registered 501(c)(3) organizations whose work meets each of the following criteria:
- The project should seek to secure lasting and quantifiable protection of a specific wild land or waterway. (They do not fund general education, restoration, stewardship, or scientific research projects.)
- The campaign should engage grassroots citizen action in support of the conservation effort.
- All projects must have a clear recreational benefit.
- The project should have a good chance of final success within four years.
For more information, visit http://www.conservationalliance.com/funding-criteria/