Charitable Guidelines
Shimano American Corporation and its charitable foundation have established these primary focus areas:

• Youth development
• Environmental protection

Shimano American Corporation is a proud supporter of the Future Fisherman Foundation
The Future Fisherman Foundation is the angler recruitment and education arm of the American Sportfishing Association, the leading recreational fishing trade association. The Future Fisherman Foundation unites the sportfishing industry with a nationwide network of state outdoor educators, national conservation groups, and youth organizations, offering a variety of fishing and boating programs, equipment, and services to community groups and schools across the country. These efforts help people of all ages have safe and enjoyable fishing experiences that foster conservation ethics. To learn more about the Future Fisherman Foundation, please visit their website at www.futurefisherman.org.

Shimano American Corporation is a proud supporter of FishAmerica
The FishAmerica Foundation unites the sportfishing industry with conservation groups, government natural resource agencies, corporations, and charitable foundations to invest in fish and habitat conservation and research across the country. They support fisheries conservation and research in the best way by providing matching grants that empower citizen conservationists in their own communities. FishAmerica’s grants are an important part of broader efforts to conserve the outdoors and ensure millions of Americans will be able to enjoy fishing in the future. To learn more about FishAmerica, please visit their website at www.fishamerica.org.

Additional contributions are primarily limited to organizations located in communities where the company and its subsidiaries operate major facilities and where its employees and their families live and work. If you’re seeking a contribution, please provide the information below:
The following information should be included in your proposal:
• The official name of your organization
• Complete mailing address
• Phone number
• A brief general description of your organization’s purpose and major activities
• The purpose of your request, including the amount being requested and the total project budget
• Dates and amounts of any previous donations from Shimano
• Your organization’s Federal or State Tax ID number

Please allow six to eight weeks for a response.

Mail proposal to:
Shimano American Corporation
Fishing Tackle Division
One Holland
Irvine, CA 92618