IFWF solicits applications for 2017 grants

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BOISE — The Idaho Fish & Wildlife Foundation is accepting applications for its 2017 grants cycle. The grants program provides funding on a competitive basis to nonprofit organizations, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, and tax-exempt organizations.

The Foundation is especially interested in projects that align with the Foundation’s mission. Grants of as much as $10,000 per project are available.

To qualify for grant support, projects generally address one or more of the following areas:

Habitat Conservation: Projects that aid in the protection, restoration or improvement of habitats.

Fish and Wildlife Management: Projects that apply management principles to protect or enhance fish and wildlife.

Conservation Education: Projects that help educate Idahoans of all ages about the state’s wildlife resources.

The deadline to apply is May 1. Recipients who qualify for funding will be notified and announced by Aug. 31, for projects to be completed by Dec. 31, 2018.

Application forms are available on the Foundation’s website at www.IFWF.org, click on “About Us,” and then “Apply for Funding.” For more information, please contact IFWF at (208) 334-2648 or email ifwf@idfg.idaho.gov.

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