The Weeden Foundation is seeking letters of Inquiry from organizations for its various funding programs in order to protect biodiversity. The Foundation works to protect old-growth forests, expand habitats for endangered species on public and private lands, and link key wildlife corridors.
The Weeden Foundation has supported International and Domestic Population Stabilization projects based on the rationale that an increasing population causes greater impact on the environment and loss of biodiversity.
Domestic Biodiversity Program
International Biodiversity Program
Land Acquisition Program
The Foundation funds projects that:
advocate for increased federal funding of family planning services
promote reduction of immigration levels (immigration currently accounts for the majority of U.S. population growth);
investigate the impacts of population-driven sprawl on adjacent wild areas
The following materials constitute a complete application package:
financial statements (preferably audited)
list of Board of Directors and their affiliations
IRS tax exemption 501(c)(3) certification letter or an equivalency document for non-U.S. based organizations (obtained in-country)
other sources and amounts of institutional support (past, present, and anticipated future); and