OSME: Seeking Applications for Conservation Fund

Deadline: 31 January 2019

The Ornithological Society of the Middle East (OSME) is seeking applications for its “Conservation Fund”, which is small grants programme that supports bird conservation projects in the OSME region.

Programme Priorities

  • Project Priorities
    • Initiated and carried out by nationals of OSME region countries, and/or
    • Include a strong educational element, pro-actively engaging local communities and/or
    • Include a strong educational element, pro-actively engaging local communities and/or
    • Include an element of long-term sustainability of the project, such as training of local counterparts
  • Funding Priorities
    • Investigating the status of Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near-threatened bird species
    • Attempting to further the knowledge of existing IBAs, for example by undertaking breeding censuses and conducting systematic counts
    • Investigating potential new IBAs or ornithologically little known areas
    • Conducting ecological studies of little-known species
    • Studies related to illegal bird killing and unsustainable hunting
    • Educational programmes, especially aimed at school children and youth.

Funding Information

  • There is no maximum limit to the value of grant awarded but most average £1000 to £2,000.
  • Ideally, the funding should be for the whole of the project, a discrete section, or major part of it and applicants must state if funding is being received or sought from elsewhere.
  • Applications that include significant costs for international airfares are unlikely to be approved.

Eligibility Criteria

How to Apply

Applicants can download the applications form via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.osme.org/conservation

U.S. Department of Justice, OVW: Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program

Righteous Persons Foundations: Supporting Jewish Community in United States

EU Call for Proposals: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Process in Vietnam

Rise Against Hunger: Seeking Applications for Nourishing Lives Partnership (NLP) Program

Apply for Russell Sage Foundation’s Grant Program!

U.S. Department of State: Countering Violent Extremism in the Philippines through Targeted, Networked, and Effective Initiatives

3ie Request for Proposals: Qualitative Evaluation of the Impact of Self-Help Groups on Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment in India

Global Affairs Canada Call for Proposals: Dismantling Barriers & Improving the Quality of Education for Women and Girls

National Geographic Society: Documenting Human Migrations Program

Embassy of the Netherlands in Turkey: Seeking Proposals for Matra Programme

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Eastern Caribbean Organized Crime Investigation Program

Call for Applications: Sky Ranch Foundation’s Grant Program

Embassy of the Netherlands: Inviting Turkish Organisations for Human Rights Fund

U.S. Department of Justice: 2019 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program

2019 Resist Grant: Supporting People’s Movements for Justice and Liberation in U.S.

IOOF Foundation’s Grant: Inviting Applicants from Australia

GCERF Call for Concept Notes: Strengthening Community Resilience to Violent Extremism in Tunisia

U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina: Seeking Applications for Interethnic Reconciliation and Youth Program

Canadian Women’s Foundation: Seeking Proposals for Annual Violence Prevention Grants 2019

National Endowment for the Arts: Seeking Applications for Challenge America Grants Program

NEA: Seeking Applications for “NEA Art Works 1” Grants Program

CMA CGM Foundation 2019 Call for Proposals: Promoting Access to Education for Children in Difficulty

British Council: Inviting Applicants for Sub-Saharan Africa Research Grants

EU-Paraguay Call for Proposals: 2018-2019 European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Support Scheme

>