June 23, 2016

Hawk Mountain receives grant from PPL Foundation for Public Programming

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is pleased to announce it has received a $5000 grant from the PPL Foundation.

These funds will support the Sanctuary's general operations and public programming. This general operating grant will fund Sanctuary conservation science and education programs, and visitor services. The funding will contribute to the numerous educational events, workshops, and lectures that are provided for members and the public, as well as continued support for ongoing conservation research.

"We are thrilled to have PPL as a corporate partner who supports our efforts in conservation and community education and recreation," said Interim President of Hawk Mountain Dr. Keith Bildstein.

The PPL Foundation awards annual grants through a competitive application and review process.

“We at PPL believe in environmental stewardship,” said Carol Obando-Derstine, regional affairs director at PPL Electric Utilities.  “We commend Hawk Mountain for working on creating lasting change through their educational programs and conservation research, which is why we are pleased to support their efforts.  They are also contributing positively to the region by making it a great destination to visit.” 

Through strategic partnerships, the PPL Foundation will support organizations that are doing innovative and groundbreaking work to create vital, sustainable communities and empowering each citizen to fulfill their potential. The PPL Foundation contributes more than $2 million annually to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit

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