Nevada residents and organizations have a unique opportunity to make a difference to the birds that enrich our lives.
The George Whittell Nevada Environmental Fund and the Silver State Wings Conservation Fund provide support for initiatives by Nevada residents, educational institutions and non-profit organizations that benefit our environment and its inhabitants. Applications are now available on line.
Previous grants awarded have supported a native plant pollinator garden, promoted making windows bird friendly, provided a field trip for college students to learn about conservation ranching, helped restore a critical wetland and more.
You or your organization may apply for either or both the Silver State Wings Fund and the Whittell Fund. More than one grant per fund can be approved. The maximum amount available for Silver State Wings is approximately $2,000 and Whittell is approximately $10,000.
Click on this link to be taken to the on-line application for Silver State Wings.
Application - Silver State Wings
Click below to review grant's guidelines.
Click on this link to be taken to the on-line application for the Whittell Fund.
Application - Whittell Fund
Click below to review the guidelines.
Please read the application instructions carefully to ensure your application meets the guidelines of each fund.
Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2020. Grants should be awarded before the end of the year and recipients have one year to use the money unless a multi-year project is accepted.