Educating the general public, forest landowners and timber users in the appreciation of trees and good forest management practices and the importance of viable, sustainable working forest lands.
The Indiana Forestry Educational Foundation, Inc., (IFEF) is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 corporation that formed in 1983 for the purpose of receiving contributions to help meet the challenges of the future through funding of forestry educational programs, educational scholarships in forest management, and promoting responsible stewardship of our timberlands.
IFEF is managed by a Board of Trustees who is elected by the Board of Directors of IFWOA and an Executive Director.
When you join IFWOA, $5 of your dues is donated to IFEF. Additional donations are always appreciated. All donations to IFEF are tax deductible as a charitable donation. Other opportunities for giving are general gifts, designated gifts, installment gifts, and bequests. Send IFEF donations to the address below.
Attn: IFEF Treasurer
1007 North 725 West
West Lafayette, IN 47906-9431
Announcing IFEF Educational Grants
These are competitive grant funds to help educate and inform the public about forests and forest management, with an emphasis this year on young forests. Applications are due by October 7th and awards will be made in December.
Review the announcement or apply for a grant (link to online form)
PDF of application questions
Project Learning Tree (Source: IN-DNR) is an award-winning internationally recognized environmental education program that provides ready-made lessons and activities for educators.