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About Us

The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees is a charitable research and education foundation organized with a mission of preserving and protecting honey bees to ensure a quality food supply and environment.

  1. The Trustees of the Foundation have set four main goals for their work and related strategies to accomplish the goals:
  2. Providing Educational Opportunities. (a) Advancing public appreciation of honey bees. (b) Industry education – Strengthening beekeepers’ skills. (c) Studies in scientific and technical subjects.
  3. Advancing Bee Culture. (a) Encouraging keeping honey bees. (b) Reducing effects of global bee diseases and pests. (c) Maximizing colony production. (d) Assuring hive product quality.
  4. Improving Pollination. (a) Fostering beekeeper-grower-gardener communications. (b) Elaborating pollination protocols. (c) Bettering food quality.
  5. Conserving Biodiversity. (a) Protecting honey bees from pesticides. (b) Promoting conservation of bee forage. (c) Advocating wider bee genetic diversity.

The Foundation is supported by donations from the beekeeping industry, from allied agricultural businesses, from agricultural associations, and from others interested in the preservation of honey bees. You can now donate to the American Honey Queen Scholarship Fund. This fund is also tax deductible. Since the Foundation is organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, contributions qualify for tax-deductible treatment.

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