Jana Robeyst Trust Fund: Inviting Applicants for Small Conservation Grants

Deadline: 30 April 2018

The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF) is currently inviting applicants for its “Small Conservation Grants” to provide financial resources for non-profit organisations and individuals to carry out vital field conservation work in Africa.

The Trust Fund will support, on a small scale, up to a maximum of 1.500 euro per application, scientists financially in carrying out their research.

The JRTF aims to provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with a clear conservation value.

Funding Information

Small grants will be awarded up to a maximum of 1,500 euro.

Eligible Projects

  • Eligible project will have a clear conservation value and be based in a country in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Preference will go to projects in relation with elephants. Education projects will also be considered.
  • Travel costs for presentation of the project at a conference, or participation to workshop/training program will also be considered.
  • Purchase of field equipment if they are essential in completing field work

Eligibility Criteria

  • This funding program is open to individuals or organizations for projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • JRTF accepts projects related to the conservation of mammals and especially (forest) elephants.
  • Applicants can be based anywhere in the world.
  • Both successful and unsuccessful applicants are welcome to apply again 12 months after the submission.

How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should submit the grant form in English or French. Additional information may be provided in separate attachments.
  • JRTF will request:
    • The grant form fully completed
    • CV with the contact details of two references (if one letter of reference is send with the application, the referees will not be contacted, the referees need to have professional email addresses).
    • The application must be send through a professional email address (not Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.). If not possible, please send a proof of affiliation with a university, research institution or non-profit organization.
  • Applications should be send in word format at the address given on the website with the mention “Grant Application chosen deadline applicant’s name”.

For more information, please visit Jana Robeyst Trust Fund.

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