Support Our Conservation Initiatives

Your financial investment is critical to the protection and enhancement of Illinois’ abundant natural resources. There are many ways to support the work of the Illinois Conservation Foundation. Your generosity will help to advance conservation efforts, maintain and restore natural habitats for wildlife, and inspire and educate future generations of leaders.

Your donations fund crucial programs, learn more about other ways of giving
Give a one time gift of:
$500 $1000 $2000 Other
Give a monthly gift of:
$20 $50 $100 Other

 

Illinois Conservation Foundation Programs

Becoming an Outdoorswoman (BOW) Becoming an Outdoorswoman (BOW)

Becoming an Outdoorswoman (BOW)

BOW provides introductory experiences and instruction in various outdoor activities geared toward women.

0 112
Biodiversity Field Trip Grants Biodiversity Field Trip Grants

Biodiversity Field Trip Grants

Teachers can apply for funding to take students on a field trip to study some aspect of Illinois’ biodiversity. Application deadline is January 31, 2020. Read more information and download an application here.
0 124
Disabled Outdoors Opportunities Disabled Outdoors Opportunities

Disabled Outdoors Opportunities

This program aims to provide greater access and programming for individuals with disabilities.

0 95
Illinois State Parks Illinois State Parks

Illinois State Parks

The Illinois Conservation Foundation provides dedicated financial resources to the maintenance and improvement of our beautiful Illinois State Parks.

0 152
National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) National Archery in Schools Program (NASP)

National Archery in Schools Program (NASP)

The Illinois Conservation Foundation works with physical education departments in both public and private school systems to implement NASP – a nationally acclaimed, curriculum-based archery program. NASP is...
0 123
Safety Education Safety Education

Safety Education

Free classes taught by state-certified volunteer instructors are held throughout the year on boating, hunting, trapping and snowmobiling. The programs are designed for youth ages 12-18, but all ages are encouraged to...
0 120
Schoolyard Habitat Grants Schoolyard Habitat Grants

Schoolyard Habitat Grants

Schools can apply for grants to purchase the tools and materials needed to develop a schoolyard wildlife habitat so students can be actively involved in the planning, development and maintenance of the project.
0 140
Sponsored Youth Hunts Sponsored Youth Hunts

Sponsored Youth Hunts

A variety of youth hunts are held seasonally around the state in partnership with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR).

0 133
Torstenson Youth Conservation Education Center Torstenson Youth Conservation Education Center

Torstenson Youth Conservation Education Center

The Torstenson Youth Conservation Education Center gives Illinois youth the chance to unplug and learn the values of nature through exploration, self-discovery and development of new skills.
0 196
Training for Teachers Training for Teachers

Training for Teachers

The Illinois Conservation Foundation offers natural resources training for teachers to give them the tools and inspiration to pursue conservation education for their students.

0 144
Wingshooting Wingshooting

Wingshooting

Wingshooting clinics are held around the state every year, from spring through early fall. We offer clinics for youth and adult beginners who are interested in learning to shoot, as well as “hunter level”...
0 158

Theme picker

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors