Education & Outreach
2016-17 Youth Participation Initiative Applications Announced
Jackson – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks is pleased to announce the Youth Participation Initiative (YPI) is now accepting applications. The YPI was established to provide funding for the purpose of educating youth in the areas of hunting, fishing, outdoor recreation, and natural resource conservation. During 2015-2016, YPI provided a total of $147,672 to help fund 25 projects across Mississippi. In order to improve the program's services to grant recipients, the due date for YPI applications is moved to May 1.