Hawk Mountain receives grant from PPL Foundation for Public Programming

Jun 27th, 2016Press Release from Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is pleased to announce it has received a $5000 grant from the PPL  Foundation.

These funds will support the Sanctuary’s general operations and public programming. This general operating grant will fund Sanctuary conservation science and education programs, and visitor services. The funding will contribute to the numerous educational events, workshops, and lectures that are provided for members and the public, as well as continued support for ongoing conservation research. 

“We are thrilled to have PPL as a corporate partner who supports our efforts in conservation and community education and recreation,” said Interim President of Hawk Mountain Dr. Keith Bildstein.

The PPL Foundation awards annual grants through a competitive application and review process. 

“PPL is committed to improving the communities where our customers and employees live and work,” said Ryan Hill, president of the PPL Foundation. “Organizations like Hawk Mountain improve the quality of life in our region, and we are pleased to be able to provide support for such an important initiative.” 

Through strategic partnerships, the PPL Foundation will support organizations that are doing innovative and groundbreaking work to create vital, sustainable communities and empowering each citizen to fulfill their potential. The PPL Foundation contributes more than $2 million annually to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit www.pplcares.com. 

The 2,500-acre Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is the world’s first refuge for birds of prey and is open to the public year-round by trail-fee or membership, which in turn supports the non-profit organization’s raptor conservation mission and local-to-global research, training, and education programs. To learn more about Hawk Mountain or other programs, please call 610-756-6961 or visit www.hawkmountain.org.

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