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2015 Virginia Wildlife Grant Program

In 2015, the Virginia Wildlife Grant Program total award amount grew from $20,000 to almost $40,000.  We received 59 applications totaling $176,000 and 29 projects were selected and supported at $39,300.  The estimated number of youth impacted by these programs is about 4,300.  Seven of the programs focused on high risk youth which included a newly designed program to teach visually impaired kids.

146A1367The following organizations received awards and program activity dollar amounts included:

  • Archery $3,400
  • Boating $1,540
  • Education $10,265
  • Fishing $13,427
  • Hunting $10,641

Archery

  • Appomattox 4-H
  • Powhatan 4-H Shooting Club
  • Goochland 4-H Shooting Education Club

Boating

  • Dan River Association146A1343

Education

  • Blue Ridge Land Conservancy
  • Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts
  • Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water
  • Friends of the North Fork Shenandoah River
  • Providence Middle School
  • Belvedere Elementary School
  • Christopher DU Chapter
  • VA Association of Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
  • Rapidan Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Fishing

  • New Horizon Bass Anglers
  • Skyline Middle School
  • Independent Order of Odd Fellows Alleghany Lodge #23
  • Botetourt Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department
  • Friends of the Lower Appomattox River
  • New River Chapter – Hunters Helping Kids
  • Gap4Lyfe
  • The Active Hand Ministry
  • Fluvanna County Student Anglers

Hunting/Shooting Sports

  • Franklin County Longbeards  JAKES Event
  • Sportsman of VA
  • VA Conservation Police Association
  • Breaks District of the Sequoyah Council – Boy Scouts of America
  • Scott County Outdoor Team
  • Virginia Hunter Education Association
  • Smyth County 4-H Shooting Sports Club