Promoting and Supporting General Aviation and the Public's Understanding of it

Our Wolf Aviation Fund 2014 Grant program ended on December 15, 2014.  

NOTE:  We are changing our program focus and will not be providing any grants during 2015.

For scholarships and flight training grant information please see our Scholarships Page

Wolf Aviation Fund Grants Program

Since 1992 the Wolf Aviation Fund awarded special grants for efforts supporting and promoting general aviation.  All grants seeked to fulfill the objectives of the Mission Statement discussed on our home page. 

The Fund has been involved in two major methods for achieving its objectives:  

1) by directly involving advisors and consultants in specific projects within the program areas and in increasing the informational resources available through the Fund, and

2) by awarding grants which complement this work and support the same objectives.

Prior Recipients of the Alfred L. and
Constance E. Wolf Aviation Fund Awards:

1992:  Captain Barry Schiff.  Proposal to create VFR Routing Charts through busy terminal control areas.  The subject of the year's solicitation was "Airspace Control and Utilization."

1993:  Dr. Philip J. Kellman.  For work as a specialist in human perceptual learning for Visual Learning Modules as a new tool for training specific flying skills.  The subject was "Pilot Training and Proficiency Enhancement."

1994:  Darryl H. Phillips.  Proposal to illustrate the adaptation of Stirling engine technology to aviation through construction of a small demonstration engine.  "Aircraft Design and Maintenance."

1995:  Three recipients - Richard P. Roberts and John P. Voight for "The preservation and Nurturing of Endangered Airports;"  Douglas J. Lundgren for "Promoting the Creation of Aviation Discovery Parks;"   and Fred C. Schroeder and Patrick Riley for "Saving America's Airports:  A Win-Win for All."  The year's topic was "Airport Preservation."

1996:  Bill Worden for the Air Care Alliance.  To support the programs, activities, and outreach efforts of this alliance listing the dozens of public benefit flying groups in the country, formed to better tell the public their stories. Topic:   "Improving Public Perception and Understanding of General Aviation."

1997:  Wolf Aviation Fund Special Programs:  To increase the network of individuals directly involved in promulgating Fund programs and objectives and to fund a series of special projects expanding the scope of its support.

1998-2014: Prior Grants:  more than 375 grants have been awarded in all program areas.   Read about some of the previously awarded grants in some of the press releases in the "What We Do" Page's Press Release area. We will add information about prior grant proposals periodically.

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