The Endowment fund of the International Wood Collectors Society was established many years ago. It was started to donated funds to provide grants to individuals or institutions that needed financial help to do research in a field related to wood. Over the years a number of grants were made for such purposes.

As membership in IWCS has decreased in recent years, the Society finds itself in a position that membership dues and meeting revenues are not fully funding its yearly financial obligations. In fact, the costs to maintain the Society may, in the very near future, have to use Endowment funds to just break even.

The IWCS board has thus decided not to make grants from the fund in the near future. We hope this situation will not persist for long and that we may again be in a position to fund research in wood related fields.

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