Foundation / Corporation
Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) - Public Conservation Assistance Fund (PCAF)
05/13/22 4:30 PM PST
Grants of up to $10,000 per year to British Columbia organizations and individuals for conservation projects. Potential applicants are advised that required letters must be obtained prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects that protect or restore fish, wildlife, and natural habitats.
PCAF proposals must align with HCTF’s trust purposes as described in the Wildlife Act. PCAF projects must focus on activities that maintain, conserve, or restore native (indigenous) fish and wildlife species and their habitats. Projects that have long-range benefits, involve many volunteers, offer opportunities for organizational capacity building, raise community awareness and that are involved in conservation are preferred.
Some examples of PCAF projects and activities that have been funded include:
For other considerations, see: https://hctf.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2022-PCAF-Application-Guidelines-1.pdf#page=2
GrantWatch ID#: 181039
- In general, applicants may apply for a maximum of $10,000 in any one year.
- The maximum funding for a multi-year project is $20,000 over the lifespan of the project
- A one-time only grant not exceeding $5,000 may be given to wildlife rehabilitation centers towards startup costs.
PCAF funds must be used within five years of approval.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Any questions about the application process can be directed to Lisa Wielinga at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PO Box 9354
Unit 102 – 2957 Jutland Road
Victoria, BC V8T 5J9
Phone and Fax:
Victoria: (250) 940-9786
Toll Free: 1-800-387-9853 ext 4
Fax: (250) 590-6614
Canada: British Columbia;
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