Program & Project Funds

Blackwatersunset.jpgWaterfowl Annual Fund

Your financial gifts support our ongoing conservation efforts in the Mid-Atlantic region and our Community in Conservation funding program!

2017 Perry Scholarship recipientsWilliam A. Perry Scholarship Fund – Supporting high-schoolers’ dreams!
A gift to the Perry Scholarship Fund is an investment in a student’s dreams of going to college!  Started by a Festival founder and his wife, this fund makes cash awards each summer to worthy Festival youth volunteers (our “Ducksitters”).  Proceeds from Festival’s Art & Decoy Auction, during our Premiere Night party, also support this fund. Please contact us to make your gift.
NEXT APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS APRIL 20, 2018. See Scholarship Guidelines here.
Note: Students must have volunteered for Waterfowl Festival for two years to be eligible.  Learn about being a Ducksitter here. 

Samuel H. Shriver, Jr. Sporting Heritage Fund

Established by the Shriver family in memory of Mr. Shriver, this fund promotes the Waterfowl Festival’s sporting heritage and commitment to conservation.  Contributions to the fund provide continuing support for aspects of the Waterfowl Festival related to sporting, hunting and the waterfowling heritage of the Chesapeake Bay region. Gifts to this fund are 100% tax-deductible. Please contact us to make your gift.