Funding Available

Attention, nonprofit organizations: The Edey Foundation, founded by the late Maitland Edey of Seven Gates Farm, has available funds for conservation, energy, education and scientific studies.

In 2011 the foundation gave approximately $71,000 to eight Island organizations for a range of activities, including education programs for the public and for schoolchildren, conservation advocacy, research, and water-bird protection.

Proposals are due Jan. 15 for funding that will be available in March. For copies of the proposal guidelines, contact Beatrice Phear at The Edey Foundation does not fund construction or building projects.