Putting our Dollars to Work: The First Foresters’ Fund Projects of 2023

May 2, 2023

Congratulations to five local units who received a total of $9,950 in Foresters’ Fund grants to help financially support their projects!

Receiving funding are:
  • Colorado-Wyoming SAF to place new interpretive signs along the Beartooth Highway along the route to Yellowstone;
  • Intermountain SAF for a high school teachers and counselors sustainable forestry tour;
  • Appalachian SAF to support the annual 4H Forestry Invitational;
  • New England SAF’s Women Foresters Collaborative event;
  • and a joint effort between Wisconsin and Michigan SAF to bring a weeklong natural resources career exploration class to high school students aged 16-18.
All projects align with this year’s key themes of promoting education and outreach activities to a wide range of audiences and cultivating future leaders of all backgrounds.

Apply for a Foresters' Fund Grant by June 15
Have a local unit project proposal of your own? Proposals for regular (up to $2,000) and special (up to $5,000) grants are due June 15. Special proposals only come around once a year, and all proposals require state executive committee approval, so don’t delay. You can find an application form and additional details here.

Donate to the Foresters' Fund 
The Foresters’ Fund was established to promote forestry education and enhance public understanding of forest management. Grants are awarded to SAF local units to financially support projects and activities at the grassroots level that increase our impact and grow our organization. Interested in donating? Learn more here.