[Source: Gretchen Mominee, Phoenix Nature Examiner] – The Heritage Funds grant program is back this year after being on a one-year hiatus, according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s website. During the time the grants were not being offered, the Game and Fish Department created an entirely revised application, eligibility, scoring and award notification process. This year’s grant application deadline is September 30, 2011. For more information about applying for grants or for application forms, click here.
An informational workshop for interested applicants will take place at Game and Fish’s Phoenix headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Hwy on Monday, August 22. Participants may choose from two sessions, from 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. To R.S.V.P. for a workshop, call Heritage Grants Coordinator Robyn Beck at (623) 236-7530Workshops need at least three pre-registered attendees at each location to occur.
September 30, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. MST is the deadline for grant applications