The Maddox Fund supports programs dedicated to land preservation, water quality, wildlife habitat and public policy advocacy. We strive to connect marginalized children and youth with wildlife through hunting, fishing and outdoor activities. With our partners, Maddox is developing outdoor enthusiasts and life-long conservationists.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Maddox Fund’s interest in wildlife conservation is rooted in Dan and Margaret’s love of the outdoors and passion for hunting and fishing. We support programs that protect wildlife habitat, as well as youth hunting and fishing programs.
- Activities that get low-income youth into the outdoors with wildlife
- Hunting and fishing programs
- Game and fish habitat conservation efforts
- Conservation and wildlife habitat public policy advocacy
- General environmental education
- Urban greenspace and parks
- Recycling programs
- Projects that do not directly affect game and fish habitat
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Growing up in rural Alabama, Dan started hunting small game at an early age. His passion for the outdoors and his commitment to conservation grew as he came to understand the relationship between human development and wildlife habitat.
Not to be left behind, Margaret took up hunting later in life, becoming accomplished in her own right, including earning the Grand Slam of Sheep.
Featured wildlife conservation partners
Youth Incorporated Camp YI will host 4 weekend overnight youth hunts and 2 or more day hunts for youth hunters in Middle Tennessee. The 175 acre Camp YI will furnish lodging, food plots, and hunting stations: hard shell platforms, ground blinds, and double ladder deer stands to assist the hunters.
The Franktown Outdoors program rewards youth interested in wildlife conservation, hunting, fishing, hiking, etc. with opportunities to learn new skills and enjoy all that nature has to offer. This program is rewards based and our inner city youth must meet certain criteria to participate.
Hands On Nashville (HON)’s AmeriCorps Program matches members – adults who commit to a year-long term of public service – with community partners, building organizational capacity to meet needs through volunteerism. A partnership with Volunteer Tennessee makes this program possible.