Grants Request

Grants Request

Terry Savaloja was a well-known, respected Minnesota birder and T.S. Roberts Award recipient who died in 1992. Each year, the MOU considers funding requests for bird-related projects from the Savaloja Memorial Fund. In 2015, eight diverse projects were awarded a total $12,800 in funds for:

2016 Savaloja Grants: For 2016 a record $15,000 is available to individuals or organizations undertaking projects in Minnesota that increase our understanding of birds, promote preservation of birds and their natural habitats, or increase public interest in birds, especially in minorities currently underrepresented in Minnesota's birding community. Grant applications should be submitted to MOU using the application information found here, or by emailing

The deadline for receipt of grant applications is January 31, 2016. Grant recipients will be notified during April 2016.

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