There are various funding sources working to help protect pollinators. Whether you are a landowner, school, or farm there are funding opportunities for you. These funds range from providing habitat to educating local youth.
Schools And Nonprofits
- Sand County Foundation: Grants for pollinator habitat for schools
- Klorane Botanical Foundation Budding Botanist: Supports programs to teach respect for the environment and protect nature and to help bring garden-based learning opportunities to students
- Wild One’s Seeds for Education (SFE) Fund: Grants for hands-on projects for schools that develop awareness for nature by growing native plants in a garden or landscape.
- Bee Grant Program: Grants for schools and non-profit organizations to receive support for educational beehives and bee programming
- Alliant Energy Community Foundation: Grants for environmental stewardship
- Bee and Butterfly Habitat Fund: Seed A Legacy Pollinator Habitat Program works with private, public, and corporate landowners to establish high-quality pollinator habitat to improve the health of honey bees, monarch butterflies, and other pollinators
- DNR Landowner Incentive Program: Protection of rare plants and animals
- Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP): Financial and technical assistance to agricultural and forestry producers to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits including improved or created wildlife habitat
- Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP): Helps build on existing conservation efforts while strengthening operations.
- Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) & Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP):
- US Fish & Wildlife Service Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program: The Partners for Fish & Wildlife program works with private landowners to improve fish and wildlife habitat on their lands