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Pay It Forward

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You are prestigious. You are a leader. You are a conservationist.

You have the ability to help us continue the education efforts of the Wildlife Leadership Academy!

Your Challenge: To Raise $500

If each student from your field school (20) raised $500 – that adds up to $10,000!


Click here to fill out a PLEDGE FORM and let us know why you are raising funds today!

Here are the resources that you will need to start fundraising:

Just click on each document to download it.


Sample [Editable] letters

Donation Letter to Family/Friends (you can use this for an email too!)

Donation Letter to Businesses/Organizations

Support for Telling  Your Story

8 Key Facts about the Wildlife Leadership Academy

Mission and Stats

Make a Plan

Do the math worksheet


The Benefits of Fundraising + Incentives

  • You learn the fundamental skill of giving back and saying thank you when you love an experience you had.
  • You engage with people and demonstrate your leadership and communication skills when you ask for support from family, friends, and your community.
  • You learn how to set goals and follow through – another skill set that will serve you well. Even if you do not reach your goal – YOU TRIED!

Become a distinguished member of the Blue Polo Society

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When you raise $500 or more, you become a member of the Blue Polo Society at the Distinguished Level.  As a Distinguished Member of the Blue Polo Society, you will recieve:

  • A certificate acknowledging your fundraising achievements;
  • A unique achievement to list on your college applications to distinguish you from other applicants; and,
  • A special acknowledgement in the Wildlife Leadership Academy’s Annual Report

Gaining and Reporting Outreach Points

Your fundraising efforts also qualify to be reported as Outreach!  Here are the details:

20 Points —> Creating an online giving Razoo Page

50 Points —> Participating in the Fundraiser *you have asked at least 10 people for a donation

10 BONUS POINTS —-> For each additional person asked to donate (max of 100 points)

How to report your fundraising efforts in your Record Book:

  • List the people you asked – first name and relationship.
  • Tell us how you asked them (e.g. in person, letter, email).
  • Attach a sample donation letter and/or email that you used to ask.
  • Report any other relevant information that you would like to share.

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead