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Notice: The deadline for Philip Hyde grant submissions has been extended to November 30, 2013. See the grant page for more information

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The NANPA Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit foundation, has a mission to advance awareness of and appreciation for nature through photography. The Foundation does this by raising funds for many of NANPA's educational activities.

The Foundation is set up as a charitable non-profit organization. The Foundation focuses on using the camera to educate the public on how to better care for the environment. It supports NANPA educational programs and NANPA's Student Scholarship Program conducted at the Annual Summits and programs for adult education. The Foundation also provides educational programs for youth about nature photography and the environment and it the supports building and maintaining of Refuge Blinds in the U.S. with financial help from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

It provides photo blinds for national wildlife refuges. The Foundation also presents several grants each year. If you would like more information or would like to contribute to help the Foundation achieve its goals, please contact the Executive Directors below.

NANPA Foundation Photography Trips

Alaska: August 10 - 22, 2014

NANPA Foundation Fundraiser - Alaska We invite you to join NANPA Foundation on this photographic adventure to capture the majestic wonders of the Alaskan wilderness under the guidance of professional photographer Dee Ann Pederson. Photograph breathtaking landscapes such as the towering Child's Glacier, the pristine Silver Salmon Creek, and the volcanoes, wild rivers, and tundra of Lake Clark National Park. From shooting panoramas of the incredible Copper River Delta to intimate images of sea otters, bears, and moose in their natural habitats, this world-class photography expedition is a once in a lifetime trip that is not to be missed!
  • Photograph Alaska's fascinating wildlife, including bears, puffins and more!
  • Spend time with the world's largest population of sea otters at Orca Inlet.
  • Spectacular bear photographs are to be made at Silver Salmon Creek Lodge, adjacent to the 4 million-acre Lake Clark National Park.
  • Visit Cordova's sonar station, manned by three researchers who spend their entire field season living completely cut off from the outside world.
  • Fly over the scenic Copper River Delta and Gulf Coast where you will have great views of bears, moose and mountain goats.
  • Experience the heart of remote Alaska at its windswept beaches.

Alaska Photos by Dee Ann Pedersen
© Dee Ann Pedersen

View Alaska Brochure for download and printing

Alaska details and reservations via HolBrook Travel

A portion of your fee goes to the NANPA Foundation to support its many efforts.

NANPA Foundation Sponsors U.S. Tour of Wild Wonders of Europe

The NANPA Foundation announced fiscal sponsorship of the U.S. Tour of Wild Wonders of Europe (Wild Wonders). Wild Wonders uses the power and emotion of large-format photography to showcase the amazing and little known natural beauty of Europe, its wild places and wildlife, and positive conservation success stories. In many parts of Europe wildlife is making a remarkable comeback due to demographic changes and conservation efforts. The main message of the exhibition is ... (read more).

Board of Trustees

Officers -
Co-President Cindy Miller Hopkins Colorado Springs, CO
Co-President Dee Ann Pederson Houston, TX
Vice President John Nuhn Reston, VA
Secretary/Treasurer Alice L. Robertson Las Vegas, NV

(Officers serve 1 year in office and 3 years on the Board)

Trustees -

  Francine Butler Golden, CO
  Kevin O'Neal Walnut Creek, CA
  Rob Sheppard Los Angeles, CA

NANPA President -

(Ex-Officio, Non-Voting)
  Bruce Haley Charleston, WV

Honorary Board Members -

  Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE Silver Spring, MD
  Dewitt Jones Hoolehua, HI
  Tom Lovejoy Washington, DC

Executive Directors -

Ex-Officio, Non-Voting
  Bill Plunkett Judson, TX
  Susan Day Alma, IL

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