Anne L. Stamm was an extremely active longtime member of the Kentucky Ornithological Society who dedicated her life to promoting interest in birds. Ms. Stamm was particularly interested in involving children in bird watching. The Anne L. Stamm Avian Education Fund was established in her memory to continue her tireless efforts to educate young persons about the avifauna of Kentucky and to foster a genuine interest in monitoring and protecting their populations. The following guidelines outline the process for obtaining funds of up to $ 500 for projects that fulfill the goals of this fund.
2. Who may apply:
Any person in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with a plan to educate young persons about the birds of Kentucky may apply. KOS members of will receive preference for funding, but others are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Teachers at public and/or private schools within Kentucky are especially encouraged to apply for funding of projects related to their classroom/teaching activities.
3. When are applications due:
Applications may be submitted for consideration for funding at any time. Please allow six weeks for review and a preliminary response. A final response will be provided following review by the KOS board.