Our Mission

We enable and accelerate the work of local conservation organizations, landowners, and government agencies by providing grants to restore cold water fish habitat.

Let's work together to save streams

Since 2015, Trout and Salmon Foundation has supported the operations of the Peter Gray Hatchery, operated by the Downeast Salmon Federation on Maine's East Machias River, that aims to restore wild Atlantic salmon populations.  The project is based on successful salmon restoration methods designed by Peter Gray on the River Tyne and incorporates innovative rearing…
The Trout and Salmon Foundation was started by Elliott Donnelley in 1969 during his tenure as the first National Chair of Trout Unlimited.
We provide annual matching grants up to $5,000 for an individual project. On-site, volunteer labor by the recipient organization may be recognized as a matching resource.