SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – The Wolf Conservation Center Foundation (WCCF), which raises funds to exclusively benefit the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) in South Salem, won a $50,000 grant last week through the Chase Community Giving Fall 2012 program.
Out of nearly 30,000 charity nominations in the Chase Giving grant competition, the WCCF garnered nearly 5,000 votes from supporters to place 44th in the contest, which yielded a $50,000 grant award.
“We are so grateful to Chase and the thousands of Wolf Conservation Center supporters who took the time to vote for our organization in this very important grant competition,” said Hélène Grimaud, founder of the WCC and president of the WCC Foundation. “This $50,000 grant will assist the Wolf Conservation Center Foundation in purchasing the leased lot where the Wolf Conservation Center has its educational facilities, offices and ambassador wolf enclosures…
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