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The Pope and Young Club has given well over a million dollars in funding to conservation projects around North America.

How to request consideration for a grant?
A Grant Request Application can be obtained by calling the Club's headquarters at (507) 867-4144, or by emailing admin@pope-young.org. Completed applications can be mailed to Pope and Young Club, Conservation Grants, PO Box 548, Chatfield, MN 55923. Questions can be directed to the Club’s headquarters at this address or by calling (507) 867-4144. You can also download a Grant Request Application by clicking here...
P&Y Conservation Grant Application.


Grant Criteria
Conservation Grant proposals are reviewed by the Club’s Conservation Committee and recommendations are made to the Board
of Directors for approval. Criteria for review of the proposals include the following considerations:

  • Does the grant benefit bowhunting and impact the future of bowhunting?
  • Does it enhance the image and elevate awareness of the Pope & Young Club?
  • Does it enhance the image and elevate awareness of the values of bowhunting?
  • Does it reflect the Conservation Program mission statement?
  • What has been the previous performance of the proposal?
  • Does it benefit wildlife and habitat?
  • Is it “national” in scope or “local” in scope?


The Pope and Young Club has announced its Conservation, Education, and Outreach Program Grants for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The Pope and Young Club Conservation, Education and Outreach Program includes grants awarded to the following projects and programs in areas of education, pro-wildlife management, pro-bowhunting, research, and partnerships:

2017-2018 Grants

  • Boone and Crockett Club’s Conservation Education Program   
  • “Be Bear Aware Campaign” 
  • The Boys and Girls Club Family Center of Springfield, MA.    
  • Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry    
  • National Archery in the Schools Program
  • Jack Creek Preserve    
  • National Bowhunter Education Foundation (NBEF)
  • National Conservation Leadership Institute
  • Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway (ODCMG)’ archery camps, in Holland, Michigan    
  • Sportsmen's Alliance
  • Scholastic 3D Archery
  • Raised at Full Draw Bow Camps    
  • University Of Wyoming  North American Mountain Sheep Research Project
2015-2016 Grants
  • Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
  • Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry
  • National Wildlife Federation Howe Peak/Deadman Sheep Endowment Fund
  • Jack Creek Preserve Foundation
  • National Archery in the Schools Program
  • National Bowhunter Education Foundation
  • National Conservation Leadership Institute
  • Orion - The Hunter's Institute
  • Sportsmen's Alliance
  • Scholastic 3D Archery
  • Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
  2014-2015 Grants
  • Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
  • Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance
  • Congressional Sportsman's Foundation
  • Jack Creek Preserve Foundation
  • Kicking Bear Foundation
  • National Archery in the Schools Program
  • American Wildlife Conservation Partners
  • National Bowhunter Education Foundation
  • National Conservation Leadership Institute
  • United States Sportsmen's Alliance
  • P&Y/NASP Equipment Matching Grants
  • Montana FW&P - Shiras' Moose Study
  • New Mexico Wildlife Research 
  • Stonewall State Park Foundation Wildlife Exhibit

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