Partnerships
​Coho Salmon | Credit: Jonny Armstrong

Foundations

The generous support of these foundations enables NFWF to protect and restore our fish and wildlife and their habitats.

  • Through its Southern Woods for At-Risk Wildlife Initiative partnership with NFWF, the American Forest Foundation is helping protect at-risk wildlife species across the South.
  • The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation supports NFWF's Colorado River Delta Restoration Program.
  • The Brunswick Foundation supports the restoration of healthy populations of native fish and their habitats to U.S. inland and coastal waters.
  • Crown Family Philanthropies supports the Chi-Cal Rivers Fund, which awards grants to restore the health, vitality and accessibility of the waterways in the Chicago/Calumet region.
  • ​The Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation’s mission is to nurture environmentally healthy and culturally vibrant communities in metro Detroit, consistent with sustainable business models, and support initiatives to restore the Great Lakes Ecosystem.
  • The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation supports the Chi-Cal Rivers Fund, which awards grants to restore the health, vitality and accessibility of the waterways in the Chicago/Calumet region.
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation supports NFWF's Fisheries Innovation Fund, which fosters innovation and participation of fishermen and fishing communities in the implementation of sustainable fisheries in the US.
  • The Harold K. L. Castle Foundation has partnered with NFWF to implement a strategic coral conservation effort in West Maui, Hawaii.
  • The Kingfisher Foundation works to implement sound fishery management rules and methods that align long term economic prosperity for fishers with good stewardship and sustainable fishing.
  • The overarching goal for the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies' Environment Program is to conserve and sustain terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems for the benefit of current and future generations.
  • Marisla Foundation supports conservation programs that benefit the marine resources of the West Coast and beyond.
  • The Moore Charitable Foundation supports the National Conservation Scholars Program, which contributes to the professional and academic development of students in a variety of disciplines related to natural resources management and conservation.
  • The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation is a grantmaking organization dedicated primarily to sustained investment in the quality of life of the people of Southeast Michigan and Western New York.
  • S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation supports the protection and restoration of important wildlife habitat in California.
  • The Chicago Community Trust supports the Chi-Cal Rivers Fund, which awards grants to restore the health, vitality and accessibility of the waterways in the Chicago/Calumet region.
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation supports NFWF's Fisheries Innovation Fund, which fosters innovation and participation of fishermen and fishing communities in the implementation of sustainable fisheries in the U.S.
  • The Joyce Foundation supports the Chi-Cal Rivers Fund, which awards grants to restore the health, vitality and accessibility of the waterways in the Chicago/Calumet region.
  • The Kresge Foundation supports the Southeast Michigan Resilience Fund, which awards grants to increase the resilience of communities and natural resources in Southeast Michigan by reducing the impact of stormwater, improving water quality, enhancing habitat, and increasing the accessibility and usability of public green space and natural areas
  • The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund supports work on the recovery and restoration of species of conservation concern.
  • The Richard King Mellon Foundation supports work in western Pennsylvania to restore and sustain healthy forests, wetlands, rivers and streams that provide habitat for diverse native bird and freshwater fish populations.
  • The Walton Family Foundation supports NFWF's Fisheries Innovation Fund, Western Water Programs and projects in the Upper Mississippi Watershed.
  • The William Penn Foundation funds the restoration of water quality and aquatic habitats of the Delaware River and its tributaries.
 

 Feature Story

 

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The Fisheries Innovation Fund, supported by the Walton Family Foundation, protects marine wildlife while preserving fishermen’s economic well-being. 

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