Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Thursday, June 21, 2012
2012 Youth Participation Initiative Program Announced
Jackson - The
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks is pleased
to announce the Youth Participation Initiative (YPI) Program will
be accepting applications beginning July 1, 2012, from
organizations interested in increasing youth involvement in the
The YPI Program was
established to provide funding for the purpose of educating youth
in the areas of hunting, fishing, conservation, and safety.
During 2011, the YPI Program provided a total of $177,375.00 to
help fund 22 projects across Mississippi.
Under this program, state
agencies, education institutions, and non-profit organizations are
eligible to apply for funding. Interested parties are urged
to consider projects that focus on recruitment, retention, and/or
education of youth in the fields of hunting, fishing, or
conservation. Applications will be accepted until
August 15, 2012.
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