The Wild Sheep Foundation annually directs more than $4 million to wild sheep conservation and other mission programs. During the past four years WSF has raised and directed an incredible $18.1 million to programs benefitting wild sheep and the habitat they call home. During the recent 2016-2017 fiscal year alone, WSF directed more than $4.7+ million to mission related programs. Of this 4.7+ million, $3.04 million was directed to state, provincial and tribal agencies to promote wild sheep and other wildlife conservation through the sale of special permits and tags. An additional $1.672 million in mission-directed funding was provided from WSF operations dollars. Of this $1.672 million:
• $716,000+ went to education and advocacy initiatives
• $543,000+ went to support WSF partners in industry and guide/outfitter associations
• $385,000+ went to wild sheep disease research and habitat enhancement programs
• $27,000 went to international initiatives
This $1.67+ million was raised through WSF fundraising initiatives such as our innovative Take One – Put One Back program, WSF giving societies, grants from partner foundations, Ensuring the Future of Wild Sheep capital campaign gifts and proceeds from our record-breaking Sheep Show® convention.
Our FY 2016-2017 Annual Report is available online.