PPL awards $25,000 grant for Head Start with Hawk Mountain

Posted on November 07, 2019 in Giving

Thanks to a major grant from the PPL Foundation, Hawk Mountain is sharing outdoor education programming with children of Schuylkill County’s Head Start and PA PreK Counts classrooms.

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Disney Conservation Fund awards grant to Hawk Mountain for vulture conservation project

Posted on October 29, 2019 in Giving

Hawk Mountain has been awarded a grant by the Disney Conservation Fund for the work to protect two species of critically endangered vultures, the white-backed and hooded, in South Africa through the Sanctuary’s “Safe Spaces” project.

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M&T Charitable Foundation sponsors Raptors Up Close at Hawk Mountain

Posted on October 23, 2019 in Giving

M&T Bank recently awarded Hawk Mountain Sanctuary a $5,000 grant from the M&T Charitable Foundation to support the world-famous Sanctuary and its premier weekend program, Raptors Up Close!.

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Climb Hawk Mountain to raise money for prosthetic nonprofit, ROMP

Posted on September 11, 2019 in Giving

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FirstEnergy Foundation awards Hawk Mountain general operating grant

Posted on July 10, 2019 in Giving

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary received support from the FirstEnergy Foundation with a generous grant of $5,500 for general operating.

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Progress with Partners in Africa

Posted on April 26, 2019 in Giving

Hawk Mountain is currently involved in multiple research projects in Africa, primarily focused on vultures and eagles.

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Raptorthon kicks off spring migration

Posted on March 19, 2019 in Giving

Join Ridgetop Rachela and the Wing Watchers for a fun and informative fundraiser: Raptorthon! This annual event is held in conjunction with our partners at the Hawk Migration Association of North America and helps to support and bring awareness to the importance of monitoring migration.

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In Memoriam: Frederick J. Beste, III

Posted on December 11, 2018 in Giving

Fred Beste served as chairman of the Sanctuary board of directors for more than four years and as a member of the board for more than 15

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M&T Charitable Foundation continues Raptors Up Close sponsorship

Posted on October 11, 2018 in Giving

Hawk Mountain is the proud recipient of generous support from M&T Bank Foundation

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PPL Foundation supports the Sanctuary

Posted on October 09, 2018 in Giving

Hawk Mountain receives continued support from the PPL Foundation with a generous sustaining grant of $2,500 towards the Sanctuary's general operating.

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Hawk Mountain receives hightest rating from Guidestar

Posted on July 23, 2018 in Giving

Hawk Mountain earned the Platinum Level of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by Guidestar, the world's largest source of Non Profit information

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Tompkins VIST Bank Supports Sanctuary Education

Posted on December 12, 2017 in Giving

Visiting school groups at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will continue to enjoy guided field trips, thanks in part to support from Tompkins VIST Bank, which recently awarded $5,000 in Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) funding to the Sanctuary. The gift helps to support educational programming at Hawk Mountain for public school groups.

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Hawk Mountain receives general operating grant from PPL Foundation

Posted on October 03, 2017 in Giving

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary’s daily operations, from global training and research to welcoming school groups, receive continued support from a generous PPL Foundation grant.

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Welcome AmeriCorps to Hawk Mountain's Trails

Posted on June 30, 2017 in Giving

"Since AmeriCorps roots stem from the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) program of the 1930’s, it is fitting that they are partnering with us to assist in meeting our land management goals. This is a great collaboration for the Sanctuary."

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Hawk Mountain Receives Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Posted on May 31, 2017 in Giving

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary recently earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity monitor. This is the third consecutive year that the organization holds the highest possible rating.

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PPL Electric Utilities supports conservation education with $5000 donation

Posted on April 05, 2017 in Giving

This grant will support the Sanctuary's educational programming available for school groups and to the public.

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M&T Bank Continues Support of Raptors Up Close Program

Posted on September 08, 2016 in Giving

The sponsorship allows Hawk Mountain to provide the "M&T Bank Raptors Up Close!" show for FREE at 10 am, noon, and 2 pm every Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine.

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Hawk Mountain receives grant from Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund

Posted on January 07, 2016 in Giving

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary has received a $22,300 grant from the Disney Conservation Fund to protect several endangered species of Gyps vultures in Pakistan.

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Quantum donates mobility chairs to Hawk Mountain

Posted on September 14, 2015 in Giving

“Our motivation is to give back to the community and now that Hawk Mountain has opened its first Accessible Trail, we wanted to do our part to offer mobility for some of the Sanctuary’s guests.”

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Hawk Mountain volunteer named Disney Conservation Hero

Posted on November 04, 2014 in Giving

Sue Robertson, age 86, has been honored with a Disney Conservation Hero Award from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund for her work for more than 40 years.

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Sanctuary celebrates state, county grants

Posted on July 30, 2014 in Giving

A group of state and Berks County elected officials including Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley gathered at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary to launch the Sanctuary’s latest visitor upgrade.

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Youth volunteer honored as Eagle Scout

Posted on April 04, 2014 in Giving

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary congratulates Peter Phelan, a Sanctuary volunteer since the age of 4 who recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout for promoting the conservation of the American kestrel.

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Sanctuary receives three grants totaling $550,000

Posted on December 19, 2013 in Giving

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association has been awarded three grants totaling $550,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

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Hawk Mountain receives $100,000 for critical land conservation project

Posted on November 25, 2013 in Giving

Hawk Mountain is one step closer to protecting 85 acres of contiguous land, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the state Department of Community and Economic Development.

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Warden Award: Carl Roe

Posted on November 06, 2013 in Giving

The Hawk Mountain board of directors at its annual meeting presented Carl Roe with its highest honor, the Warden Award.

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Richard Crossley joins Sanctuary board

Posted on November 05, 2013 in Giving

Internationally-acclaimed birder Richard Crossley, the photographer and author of the widely popular “Crossley Guide series, was recently elected to a four-year term on the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary board where he will serve on the education committee.

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M&T Bank presents $5000

Posted on August 28, 2013 in Giving

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