Hampton Wildlife Fund

“The preservation of our wildlife is of importance to every man, woman and child in this state, and this movement
deserves the wholehearted support of every right-thinking individual within our borders, whether hunter, fishermen or not.”

 Harry R.E Hampton

About The
Hampton Wildlife Fund

The Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation which partners with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources for the promotion of education, research, management and the administration of game and fish laws, which will benefit conservation of wildlife, marine and other natural resources in South Carolina.

Projects supported and funded by the
Hampton Wildlife Fund include:

Hampton Wildlife Fund Scholarships

Harry Hampton, Thomas W. Hardwick Jr., Wallace F. Pate, James O. Thomason, David M. Cline


R.M. Gifford Scholarship, Taylor Family Scholarships, SC Wildlife Law Enforcement Officers Association (SCWLEOA) Scholarships

SCDNR Programs

Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic
South Carolina Wildlife Magazine Annual Photography Contest
Camp Wildwood Educational Camp
Project Wild, Project Wet

DNR Law Enforcement Programs

Operation Game Thief Rewards Program
Hooked On Fishing Not On Drugs
HOFNOD Fishing Rodeo Lifetime Licenses
Take One Make One
Archery in Schools
Shooting Sports Scholarships
James O. Thomason Shooting Range

DNR WFF Programs

ACE Basin
Sassafras Mountain Improvement Project
Santee Coastal Reserve Santee Gun Club Memorabilia
Striped Bass Research
Fish Stocking and Tagging Programs
Poisonous Snake Poster
Habitat Enhancement and Protection
Beaver and Furbearer Management
Fort Frederick Education Videos
Jocassee Gorges Visitors Center Educational Displays

DNR Marine Resources Programs

SC Governor's Cup Billfishing Series
Marine Outdoor Education Center Support
Marine Outdoor Classroom Building, Ft. Johnson
(Used for Coastal Discovery Education and other educational uses)
SC Education Vessel Discovery
Coastal Discovery Marine Education Program
Marine Educational Guides and Posters

DNR Land & Water Reourcses Programs

SC Maps Education Program

Other Programs & Projects

Teacher Grants and Education Projects
Hampton Wildlife Fund Adventure Center, Anne Springs Close Greenway
Bruce Rush Pavilion, Anne Springs Close Greenway
Youth Archery Range, Anne Springs Close Greenway
Bruce Rush Artificial Reef
S.C. Memorial Billfish Reef
Educational Displays and Exhibits
Educational Films and Videos
Many more…