Safari Club International Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non profit organization that funds and directs worldwide programs dedicated to wildlife conservation and outdoor education. All donations to SCI Foundation are tax-deductible.
Our Strategic Vision
To be the premier source of balanced and accurate information to educate the public on the value of hunting and conservation.
Where the money goes
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Mission:SCI Foundation funds and directs worldwide programs dedicated to wildlife conservation and outdoor education.
Conservation Major Projects
Focus: North American Wildlife
Alberta Elk Project
Colorado Mule Deer
East Mojave Water and Deer
Grizzly Bear in Southwestern Alberta
Kodiak Brown Bear
Missouri Black Bear
New Hampshire Moose
Predator-Prey Michigan Predator/Deer
Predator -Prey Montana Predator/Elk
Predator-Prey Newfoundland Predator/Caribou
Predator-Prey Washington Wolf/Deer
Focus: African Wildlife
African Wildlife Consultative Forum
Chiredzi Black Rhino Trust
Economics of Hunting in Africa
Lion Research: Tooth X-ray Methodology for Age
Determination of the African lion
Lion Research and Management
Wildlife Genetics Research
Zambia Lion Project
Focus: Asian Wildlife
Mongolia Argali Sheep
Mongolian Snow Leopard
Pakistan Snow Leopard
Tajikistan Argali Sheep
Ungulates in Vietnam
Education Sables have 5 fully endowed $100,000 college scholarships that have awarded $57,359 to 26 scholars since 2004. This past year, another $26,200 was awarded to 19 college students at 19 separate colleges, and with a grant from the HLF 100 Fund the first international scholarships were established at the Southern African Wildlife College for students majoring in conservation.
A youth program partnership between Education Sables and The Salvation Army
Outdoors, over the course of the past 4 years trained 383 Army staff to teach conservation education, 203 as archery instructors using the National Archery in the Schools Program, 32 as trainers to train more staff as archery instructors and 89 as Basic Rifle Instructors (BRI).
A newer youth program partnership with Boy Scouts of America is moving along a similar line of development where BSA volunteers will partner with SCI Chapters in teaching conservation education and the role of hunting and developing shooting sports.
$118,000 was distributed to SCI Chapters and Education Sables partners through SCI Foundation grant programs for youth in their communities this past year.
American Wilderness Leadership School and International Wildlife Museum programs introduce over 20k youth and 200 educators to sustainable-use conservation annually.
Humanitarian Services Programs
SCI members delivered 107 Blue Bags to Namibia, Limpopo, South Africa, Brazil, Cuba, Cameroon, Argentina, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Kalahari, Tanzania, and Congo
SCI Foundation Humanitarian Services grants to SCI Chapters funded 23 Chapter Pathfinder events. Pathfinders are disables hunters, veterans, wounded military
personnel and terminally ill individuals.
SCI Chapter’s Sportsman Against Hunger programs donated more than 65,000 pounds of game meat to food shelves and organized feed the hungry events.
Thirteen SCI Chapters held 59 Sensory Safari events with more than 75,000 visitors