Invitation for Applications : Research Grants & Young Birder Awards

BCFO offers Research Grants and is currently accepting submission of proposals from groups or organizations for financial assistance for bird surveys and other ornithological research. It also wishes to foster greater connections between applicants and the society. The BCFO has an Education & Conservation subcommittee that reviews grant applications.  More info on our website here:

BCFO also offers the Young Birder Award, inaugurated in 2014, which is given to outstanding youth birders, aged 11 to 18, in recognition of their accomplishments, contributions, and engagement with birds and birding in the province. The award welcomes these talented young birders into the birding community. Nominations are sought annually for qualified young birders. More info on our website here: