Discovery Frontiers Call for Proposals: Biodiversity and Adaptation of Biosystems in Canada

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Discovery Frontiers (DF) grants initiative, sponsored by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), is currently open for applications to identify and capitalize on emerging opportunities where Canada can benefit from its world-class capacity to take a leadership role in key areas of research and innovation. Discovery Frontiers address national research priorities and global challenges by supporting a small number of major new transformative and … [Read more...]

Apply for National Geographic Society’s Standard Grant! Seeking Applications Worldwide

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Grants program to award grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting our planet. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative. Three Lenses The Human Journey: The Human … [Read more...]

Apply for ABC’s Conservation Programme: Working for Birds and Conservation in Africa

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The African Bird Club (ABC) is currently seeking applications for its Conservation Programme to support small to medium sized conservation projects in Africa. The Club aims to encourage as wide a range of ideas as possible, and funds approximately ten Conservation Awards each year. Types of Project Many different types of project can be considered so long as there is a clear conservation objective. These could include: survey and research into African … [Read more...]

OSME Conservation Fund: Supporting Bird Conservation Projects in the OSME Region

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Ornithological Society of the Middle East (OSME) is seeking applications for its Small Grants Programme to support bird conservation projects in the OSME region. 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 … [Read more...]

New England Biolabs Foundation: Seeking LOIs to Encourage Community Based Projects

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The New England Biolabs Foundation is currently seeking letter of inquiry (LOI) for its grant program to provide financial support in the form of small project grants to grassroots organizations and other NGOs in selected countries in Central America, Andean South America, and West Africa. Foundation’s mission is to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and seascapes and the bio-cultural diversity found in these places. The foundation believes that their … [Read more...]

WWF’s Professional Development Grants (PDGs): Providing Support for Mid-career Conservationists

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Professional Development Grants (PDGs) with an aim to provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. Funding Information Applicants may request up to $6,500 for the proposed training. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

WWF’s Conservation Workshop Grants: Supporting Training Workshops with a Strong Hands-on Learning Component

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Conservation Workshop Grants to fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. These grants support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority regions in select countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Funding Information Organizations may request up to … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature: Enabling Strong Local Conservation NGOs to Protect Habitat

Deadline:  1 May 2017 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) with an aim to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. Funding Information The maximum financial assistance provided by SPN is Euro 85,000. Priority Project Areas Land acquisition (through purchase or lease) to secure areas hosting … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EJN fellowships to the International Congress for Conservation Biology in Developing Countries!

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Earth Journalism Network, with support from the Arcadia Foundation is inviting working journalists for its fellowship program "International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB)". The workshop will provide participants with an overview of biodiversity issues and conservation solutions, as well as tips for reporting on these topics and for navigating the Congress. During the Congress, fellows will have opportunities for special briefings with key figures in … [Read more...]

The Canadian Wildlife Foundation: Promoting the Conservation of Wildlife Habitat in Canada

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Canadian Wildlife Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to provide financial assistance to conservation programs and educational programs related to wildlife and research. The Canadian Wildlife Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to the belief that the renewable natural resources of Canada are economic, social, recreational, and aesthetic assets that must be restored, wisely used, and perpetuated for posterity. The Canadian … [Read more...]

WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program: Offering Fellowships to Future Conservation Leaders in Mozambique

Deadline: 1 March 2017 To build local capacity in Mozambique, World Wildlife Fund’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) is offering fellowships to future conservation leaders to enable them to pursue graduate-level study (master’s and PhD) with the goal of advancing conservation in their home country. Mozambique is a country rich in biodiversity and natural resources. Increasing pressures and rapid economic growth make the country ripe for sustainable development. To … [Read more...]

WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program: Fellowships for Conservation Leaders in Myanmar

Deadline: 1 March 2017 To build capacity among conservationists and those working in related fields, WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) is offering fellowships to the best and brightest future conservation leaders to pursue graduate-level study anywhere in the world. With some of the world’s most pristine large rivers and most extensive intact forest in the Mekong region, Myanmar is Asia’s last frontier for biodiversity conservation. Its natural environments remain … [Read more...]

APSF Project Grants: Seeking Applications from Australia and South West Pacific Region

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The Australia and Pacific Science Foundation (AFSP) is seeking applications for its "Project Grants" in ecology, biodiversity, and life sciences in Australia and the Southwest Pacific region. In seeking to achieve its aims, the Australia & Pacific Science Foundation provides support, on a competitive basis, for the following activities: The top priority is to encourage high quality research by scientists in Australian national or state institutions, and … [Read more...]

Conservation Alliance: Grant to Protect Threatened Wild Places

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Conservation Alliance is seeking applications for its Grant program 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 wild places … [Read more...]

Fondation Ensemble: Inviting Organisations for its 2017 Call for Proposals

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Fondation Ensemble has launched two call for proposals from eligible organisations for its 2017 grant programs. On all sector projects (Sustainable agriculture, Sustainable fishing, Biodiversity conservation, Sustainable Technologies) and Threatened Animal Species small projects Funding Information The funding requested does not exceed € 8 000. The duration of the grant requested is from one to two years. The funding requested does not … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR Short Course: Fisheries Governance for Food Security (23 Oct -10 Nov 2017)

Deadline: 21 March 2017 The Wageningen UR Center for Development Innovation (CDI) is inviting applications for its short term course on “Fisheries Governance for Food Security”. The course duration is from 23 Oct -10 Nov 2017 in the Netherlands. The course provides a framework in which you will acquire insights and skills to bring stakeholders in the fisheries system and help them understand each other’s perspectives, manage their conflicts and learn together. The programme is highly … [Read more...]

The David S. Lee Fund: Awarding Grants Upto $3,000 for the Conservation of Caribbean Birds

Deadline: 15 December 2016 The David S. Lee Fund for Conservation is seeking applications from the Scientists/naturalists for its "Conservation of Caribbean Birds Grant Program" for protecting wildlife. The fund will support direct, innovative conservation work in the Caribbean Region for birds and their habitats. The fund will be managed by BirdsCaribbean and used for annual small grants. David S. Lee was a pioneering naturalist and conservation biologist who helped get BirdsCaribbean … [Read more...]

Apply for Oriental Bird Club’s Small Conservation Awards of up to £1500!

Deadline: 15 December 2016 The Oriental Bird Club (OBC) is seeking applications for its conservation work and conservation awareness projects with an aim to promote bird conservation in the Oriental Bird Club region. Focus Areas Projects benefiting Globally Threatened bird species. Projects benefiting threatened habitats that are important for bird conservation. Projects undertaken by Asian residents. Benefits Small awards of up to £1500 are offered for projects … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund’s Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 19 February 2017 Auckland Zoo is currently inviting applications for its Small Grants Programme with an aim to focus on projects from the South Pacific. This small grants round demonstrates Auckland Zoo’s commitment to supporting conservation in the South Pacific. The Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme exists to help provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with clear conservation value. Auckland Zoo is inviting … [Read more...]

WWF’s Reforestation Grants: Enhancing Human Wellbeing

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Reforestation Grants with an aim to support communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhancing human wellbeing in deforested and degraded landscapes through forest restoration. Funding Information A detailed project budget (not exceeding USD$20,000) Eligibility Criteria Applicant’s organization must be legally registered in an eligible country. Applicant’s organization must conduct … [Read more...]

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