Empowers Africa: Grants to Support Human Empowerment, Wildlife Protection and Land Conservation

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Empowers Africa is seeking applications to fund programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in sub-Saharan Africa. Empowers Africa is a U.S. public charity under IRC Section 501(c)(3) that supports programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in sub-Saharan Africa. The foundation’s focus is on: funding programs in communities that surround protected conservation and wildlife … [Read more...]

Apply for WWF-India’s Small Grants Innovation Program!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applications are open for WWF-India’s Small Grants Innovation Program to encourage young Indians to respond innovatively and independently to the conservation issues which affect the country. The grants will be used to fund research and initiatives which especially demonstrate innovation that is replicable, scalable and sustainable. Around the globe, conservationists are employing the latest technological advances to make a difference for people, wildlife, oceans, … [Read more...]

EU-Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Program: Transforming Zimbabwe’s Animal Health and Food Safety Systems for the Future

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for "Zimbabwe Agricultural growth program: Transforming Zimbabwe's animal health and sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) / food safety systems for the future". The global objective of this call for proposals is: Contribute to the development of a diversified and efficient agriculture sector that promotes inclusive green economic growth. Objectives Improved animal health systems for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Wildlife Acoustics is currently inviting applicants for its Scientific Product Grant to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. The programme enables those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. Wildlife Acoustics has established a grant program to support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in … [Read more...]

LIFE: Seeking Applications for its Nature and Biodiversity Programme

Deadline: 14 June 2018(Concept Notes) LIFE is seeking applications for its Nature and Biodiversity Programme which aims specifically at contributing to the development and implementation of EU policy and legislation in the area of nature and biodiversity. Projects financed must have a European added value and be complementary to those actions that can be financed under other EU funds during the period 2014–2020. Projects should be designed to provide EU added value in terms of coverage, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund 2018!

Deadline: 10 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund in 2018 (Round 5) which is a key part of the UK’s efforts. It is a competitive grant scheme, open to projects aiming to tackle the illegal wildlife trade in developing countries. The objective of the IWT Challenge Fund is to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and in doing so, to contribute to sustainable development in developing countries, through projects which address one, or more, of the following … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Applications for Reporting Illegal Wildlife Trading Programme

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its Reporting Illegal Wildlife Trading programme, a multi-month scheme and journalists that take part in the mentoring process commit to take part in a series of mentoring sessions and produce journalistic investigation(s), signing an agreement to this effect. The programme is looking for journalists based in China, Brazil, Nigeria, the Gulf States and Pakistan who are motivated to write investigate stories … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Fund for Wild Nature’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Fund for Wild Nature is inviting applications to provide small grants for North American campaigns to save native species and wild ecosystems, with particular emphasis on actions designed to defend threatened wilderness and biological diversity. The Fund for Wild Nature invests in bold grassroots organizations and innovative conservation efforts that meet emerging needs for protecting biodiversity and wilderness. Funding Information Grants awarded currently … [Read more...]

Australian Ethical: Seeking Applications for Community Grants 2018

Dedaline: 6 June 2018 If you work with an organisation that protects or enhances the lives of people, the planet or animals, this is for you. Our grants of $10,000 and $20,000 will enable you to make a positive impact. Australian Ethical is seeking applications for its 2018 Community Grants program to provide financial support to not-for-profit organisations that contribute to humanitarian, environmental and animal welfare efforts in Australia and abroad. Focus Areas Australian Ethical … [Read more...]

European Commission: Support to Civil Society in combatting Wildlife Trafficking and Forest Crime Grant Programme

Deadline: 18 June 2018 European Commission is seeking proposals for its 'Support to Civil Society in combatting wildlife trafficking and forest crime in the Greater Mekong Region, Malaysia and the People's Republic of China' grant programme, which focuses on combatting wildlife and forest crime all along the value/supply chain, from poaching to retailers, international traders and consumers. It will support civil society organisations in their efforts to combat wildlife crime and illegal … [Read more...]

Conservation Alliance’s Grant Programme: Protecting Threatened Wild Places

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The Conservation Alliance is seeking applications for its Grant programme to protect threatened wild places throughout North America for their habitat and recreational values. As a group of outdoor industry companies, the Alliance recognizes their responsibility to help protect the wild lands and waterways on which their customers recreate and wildlife thrives. The Conservation Alliance is a group of outdoor businesses that supports efforts to protect specific … [Read more...]

Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund: Seeking Projects Preserving Wildlife and Wild Places around the World!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund is currently accepting applications to support critical research projects that protect and preserve wildlife and wild places around the world. Since 2006, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund has worked with dozens of individuals and organizations to further research, expand conservation impact, share knowledge, and engage local communities. Funding Information Awards may be made in any amount; however … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) has launched out into a new programme entitled “NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists (CGF)”, for a 10-year period up to 2025, aiming at capacity building of young scientists in developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region; both of the CGF Programme and the ongoing Research Grant Programme (under the NEF Research Grant Scheme) will be simultaneously progressed. The CGF Programme is … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Combating Wildlife Trafficking Strategy and Partnerships Program

Deadline: 10 May 2018 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is inviting applications for "Combating Wildlife Trafficking Strategy and Partnerships Program” to provide financial assistance to projects that address the illegal trade and trafficking of priority species. Priority Areas Priority will be given to proposals focused on: Species whose conservation status’ has been categorized as “Threatened” (including “Vulnerable,” “Endangered,” and “Critically Endangered”) by the International Union … [Read more...]

Go Wild Community Grants: Helping Nature across Canada Thrive

Deadline: 18 May 2018 World Wildlife Fund-Canada is accepting applications for Go Wild Community Grants which are designed to connect Canadians with nature where they live, and build on that connection to create enduring change locally so that nature across Canada can thrive now and into the future. WWF-Canada and TELUS are proud to support groups and individuals working to restore habitat, monitor species at risk, protect biodiversity and generate solutions to the conservation challenges … [Read more...]

Big Cats Conservation Initiative: Identifying Projects to Help Halt the Decline of Big Cats Worldwide

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society has announced a request for proposals for its Big Cats Conservation Initiative to identify projects that will help halt the decline of big cats worldwide. The National Geographic Big Cats Initiative seeks to advance conservation efforts benefitting big cat populations, protecting and restoring them and their habitats via field-based, action-oriented, direct, and quantifiable strategic programs. Projects may be based in any of a … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Making the Case for Nature Programme

Deadline: 10 July 2018 One of the greatest challenges in addressing wildlife issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers more effectively create and use images or video to overcome apathy towards species? National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its programme entitled “Making the Case for Nature” to determine effective ways to market wildlife to inspire positive … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Exploration Grant

Deadline: 10 July 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Exploration Grant which is a request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. Funding Information Grants are typically funded for between US $10,000 and US $30,000. Eligibility Criteria Project Leadership Applicants may submit a proposal as the project leader for only one project at a time. However, applicants may be … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Tusk Conservation Awards!

Deadline: 8 March 2019 The Tusk Conservation Awards have partnered with Investec Asset Management to give nominees a chance to celebrate extraordinary people, whose work and lives might otherwise go unnoticed outside their fields. The Tusk Conservation Awards were developed in 2013, in partnership with Investec Asset Management. The awards aim to shine a light on the incredible work of individual conservationists; to inspire, encourage and support their work, and the efforts of others across … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the LEARN Postdoctoral Fellowship!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 Applications are now open for the LEARN Postdoctoral Fellowship which provides funds for an emerging scientist from a developing country to complete a research project in New Zealand in an area aligned with livestock greenhouse gas mitigation. Funding Information Funding is available for: Up to NZD$50,000 per year for a maximum of two years to cover living expenses while inNew Zealand (pro rata to be calculated on time spent in New Zealand). Up to … [Read more...]