Given the finite resources that the Foundation has to make available to applicants, HCTF does not accept proposals for the following types of projects:

  • Non-applied research (research not directly related to a management purpose)
  • Training costs for contractors
  • Enforcement activities
  • Fish rearing, farming, stocking or hatcheries projects
  • Rehabilitation, captive breeding, feeding or control of wildlife species*
  • Salaries for regular provincial and federal government employees
  • Salmon only or marine projects that do not benefit freshwater species or habitats
  • Mapping only projects*
  • Inventory only projects*
  • Fishing and hunting, tour, or curriculum guides
  • Information projects on regulations or stocking
  • Conferences
  • Production or sponsorship of commercial programs
  • Interpretive services*
  • Individual plant species projects
  • Creation or management of electronic databases, websites or file systems*

*these activities will be considered if they are part of an eligible project or in the development of a larger HCTF project and deemed a provincial priority.