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CD Besadny Conservation Grant

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for
Grassroots Education and Conservation of Natural Resources

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin

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Grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 to Wisconsin nonprofits, agencies, Indian tribes, and IHEs for grassroots conservation and education programs that help connect people to Wisconsin’s waters, lands, and wildlife. Funding will be provided for programs and projects that demonstrate the following priorities:

- Innovative projects that leverage resources and partnerships.
- Projects that have measurable outcomes.
- Projects that engage and impact underserved communities in Wisconsin

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141327

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $500 to $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Applicant must be one of the following: a nonprofit organization with approved 501(c)(3) status; a federal, state, or local governmental unit, an Indian tribe; or an accredited school, college, or university.
- Projects must benefit Wisconsin’s natural resources or people.
- The total project budget may not exceed $10,000.

Pre-Application Information:

Submit all materials by email to Caitlin Williamson by September 1, 2018. Applicants will be notified by November 1st.

A one-to-one match is required. Match may include in-kind support such as volunteer hours or donated materials.

Only one application will be accepted per organization per year.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit all materials by email to

Caitlin Williamson, Director of Conservation Programs
(608) 266-1430

Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin
P.O. Box 2317
Madison, WI 53701

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin