Lottery Environment and Heritage: Preserving And Protecting New Zealand’s Natural Environment

Deadline: 9 August 2017 Lottery Environment and Heritage is seeking applications to provide grants for plans, reports and one-off projects that will protect, conserve and promote New Zealand’s natural, cultural and physical heritage. Natural heritage projects promote, protect and/or keep our native plants (flora) and animal life (fauna) safe from harm Physical heritage projects restore, protect and/or conserve places, structures and large built objects that are important to our … [Read more...]

WAITT Foundation Request for Proposals: Identifying “Shovel Ready” MPA Projects

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The Waitt Foundation is accepting proposals for its program with an aim to identify “shovel ready” MPA projects where 6 to 12 months of additional, targeted funding will result in legally-binding MPAs that have the political and social support necessary for implementation success. The principal goal of this RFP is to assist in “getting MPAs over the finish line,” generally by providing funding to a key element of an ongoing project (e.g., communications, … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Nominations Open For Tusk Conservation Awards 2018! A Chance to Celebrate Extraordinary People

Deadline: 2 March 2018 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 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 the continent. Tusk is a dynamic and pioneering organisation with over 25 years of experience … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Standard Grant Program

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Standard Grant Program to award grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative. The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to exploring our planet, protecting wildlife and habitats, and … [Read more...]

STDF’s Project Grants: Strengthening SPS Capacity in Developing Countries

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) is seeking applications for its Project Grants program with an aim to strengthen SPS capacity in developing countries, in line with the beneficiary's priorities. STDF projects aim to address key food safety, animal and/or plant health issues that affect the ability of developing countries to gain and/or maintain market access. Funding Information No minimum limit applies on the size of projects funded, but projects … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA: Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Regional Host Institution Program

Deadline: 28 September 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture is seeking applications for its program "Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Regional Host Institution." Program Purpose The purpose of the SARE program is to encourage research and extension projects designed to increase knowledge concerning agricultural production systems that: maintain and enhance the quality and productivity of the soil; … [Read more...]

Future for Nature Award 2018: Stimulating a New Generation of Nature Conservation Leaders

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Future for Nature Foundation is seeking nominations for  Future for Nature Award 2018 with aims to stimulate a new generation of nature conservation leaders by providing support to young, talented and ambitious conservationists committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants or conservation of nature in general. These individuals can make the difference for the future of nature. Funding Information The Foundation funds the work of three … [Read more...]

Applications Open for India Biodiversity Awards 2018!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in association with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India is seeking applications for its India Biodiversity Awards 2018 in order to play an outstanding and innovative role in conserving India’s rich heritage. Benefits The eight finalists will be awarded a cash prize, a memento, and a citation each at the India Biodiversity Awards ceremony to be held on 22 May, 2018. Categories & … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services: Apply for Canada Standard Grants Program

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The Canada Standard Grants Program, a matching grant program, is currently open for applications to support public-private partnerships carrying out wetlands conservation projects in Canada. Their projects contribute to a comprehensive, programmatic approach towards furthering the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). Project activities involve the long-term conservation of wetlands and associated upland habitats for the benefit of waterfowl … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services: Inviting Applicants for 2nd Cycle of the U.S. Standard Grants Program

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The U.S. Standard Grants Program is currently open for its 2nd cycle of applications, in order to support public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). These projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds. The U.S. Standard Grants … [Read more...]

Australia and Pacific Science Foundation: Inviting Applications for Project Grants

Deadline: 9 March 2018 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...]

International Elephant Foundation: Seeking Proposals for Conservation Project Grant 2018

Deadline: 11 August 2017 The International Elephant Foundation (IEF) is currently seeking proposals for 2018 Elephant Conservation and Research Funding Support. Target Areas Asian Elephant: Human-elephant conflict mitigation and coexistence Reducing habitat fragmentation and loss Action to eliminate illegal killing and trafficking of elephants Community capacity building Conservation education Managing captive range country Asian elephants African … [Read more...]

NBC Conservation Fund: Awarding Grants for Conservation Projects based in Middle & South America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 1 July 2017 Applications are currently being accepted for Neotropical Birds Club, NBC Conservation Fund to support conservation work or research that has an intended conservation benefit in Middle & South America and the Caribbean. Award Categories The NBC Conservation Awards Programme invites applications for one of three categories of award the Club is able to offer: Small grants – up to $1,500: available for projects implementing direct conservation actions, or … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas

Deadline: 27 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas under the Cross-Regional Wildlife Conservation programme in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean”. The objective of this Call for Proposals is the identification and subsequent implementation of actions by stakeholders living in or … [Read more...]

Wiki Loves Earth Photo Contest: Submit Photos of Indian Natural Heritage Sites and Win Exciting Prizes!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Entries are being accepted for Wiki Loves Earth Photo Contest in India, an international photographic competition to promote natural heritage sites around the world through Wikimedia projects (mainly Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons). There are a lot of natural heritage sites in India. The goal of Wiki Loves Earth is to encourage people to take pictures of those natural sites, and to put them under a free licence so that others may access them through the Internet. To … [Read more...]

ICCS Call for Applications 2017: The Biodiversity Fellows Programme for Developing Countries

Deadline: 2 July 2017 The Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science (ICCS) is seeking applications for its "Biodiversity Fellows Programme" to improve engagement between researchers, conservation practitioners in the international and local NGO sectors, and businesses developing and implementing corporate biodiversity strategies, in order that scientific research is informed by, and meaningful for, real-world conservation issues. There is a widely recognised problem of a mismatch … [Read more...]

Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant: Supporting Efforts in Conservation and Environmental Stewardship

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Wildlife Acoustics is currently inviting applicants for its Wildlife Acoustics 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. The program will support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in between. Funding … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Affairs is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other qualified organizations for Grants to implement a program entitled “Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa”. The goals of this project are to reduce poaching and trafficking of protected animals and their body parts originating from Sub-Saharan … [Read more...]

Wave Foundation’s Aquatic Conservation Fund: Promoting the Welfare of Aquatic Life

Deadline: 21 October 2017 The WAVE Foundation at the Newport Aquarium is currently accepting applications for its Aquatic Conservation Fund with the goal to maximize projects, events and initiatives which support aquatic life, natural resources and wildlife on a local, regional, national and global scopepea. The WAVE Foundation at the Newport Aquarium has a team of staff members and volunteers who serve to raise and distribute funds for local, regional, national or global conservation … [Read more...]

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