Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation’s mission is to provide private support to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to ensure that all Texans, today and in the future, can enjoy the wild things and wild places of Texas. Since 1991, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has raised private funds to advance Texas’ proud outdoor traditions and conserve our state’s wildlife, habitat and natural resources. Our vision is for all Texans to have access to the wild things and wild places in our state, both now and for generations to come.

Our History

Founded in 1991, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation is the nonprofit funding partner of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Overseen by a board of trustees and administered by professional staff, the foundation has raised over $170 million since its inception. The funds we raise ensure all Texans, today and in the future, can enjoy, explore, and be inspired by the lands, waters and wildlife of Texas.

Accountability & Privacy

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation is committed to accountability and transparency. Our Form 990, our most recent audit, and our whistleblower policy give us the opportunity to share how we use donations carefully and effectively to fund impactful projects. We are proud recipients of both the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator and the GuideStar Exchange Member Seal.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation respects your privacy. The foundation does not sell or trade users’ or donors’ personal or confidential information to any other parties without express permission.