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...]

Submit Applications for EKCT’s Medium Grant Program!

Deadline: 19 May 2018 Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust is seeking applications for its Medium Grants program in UK with an aim to ‘make a difference’. Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. Areas of Interest Charitable work in the County of Sussex Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International) Reproductive Health (International) – please note that there are no remaining … [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...]

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust: Grants to Individuals Undertaking Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is currently inviting applicants for the December round of its 2018 grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. The Trust will be accepting applications for work benefitting reptile & amphibian conservation.  The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is a registered … [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...]

Fate Foundation: ScaleUp Lab Agribusiness Accelerator Programme

Deadline: 20 April 2018 Fate Foundation is seeking applications for its 2018 ScaleUp Lab Agribusiness Accelerator Programme. The Agribusiness Accelerator Programme targets outstanding Nigerian agribusiness entrepreneurs whose businesses are currently at growth stage (2-4 years) and who are looking to scale their business expand their market reach and attract potential investors and strategic partners. Programme duration is 4-6 months and includes a one-week accelerator bootcamp, interactive … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Weeden Foundation Grant Programs to Protect Biodiversity!

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The Weeden Foundation is accepting letter of Inquiry from organizations for its various funding programs in order to protect biodiversity. The Foundation works to protect old-growth forests, expand habitats for endangered species on public and private lands, and link key wildlife corridors. The Weeden Foundation’s primary mission has been to protect biodiversity. Since its inception, the Weeden Foundation has supported international and domestic population stabilization … [Read more...]

United States Department of State, Bureau of INL/EA: East Asia and Pacific Program to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL/EA), is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other non-profit qualified organizations for a Grant/Cooperative to implement a program entitled “East Asia and Pacific Program to Combat Wildlife Trafficking.” INL/EA seeks to fund projects that build criminal justice sector capacity to deter, investigate, … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: AEWA Conservation Award 2018

Deadline: 4 June 2018 Institutions and citizens from all nations are invited to nominate individuals or institutions – governmental and non-governmental, including community groups or private sector enterprises – of any country in the Agreement area for the fifth edition of the AEWA Waterbird Conservation Award. The AEWA Waterbird Conservation Award was established in 2005 by the AEWA Standing Committee in order to recognize and honour individuals, as well as government and non-government … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of the Interior, FWS: Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund – AFRICA

Deadline: 16 May 2018 The United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is seeking proposals for its Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund (RTCF) for the conservation of African rhinoceroses. In response to the alarming decline of rhino and tiger populations, the US Congress passed the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act in 1994. Priorities The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s African Rhino program supports projects that promote conservation through: … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of the Interior, FWS: Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund-ASIA

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is seeking proposals for program entitled “Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund –ASIA” for conservation of rhinoceroses and/or tigers throughout their ranges. The Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act was passed in 1994 to provide financial resources for conservation of rhinoceros and tiger populations. Priorities The Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund supports projects that promote … [Read more...]

The Waterloo Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Environment’s Marine Programme

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Waterloo Foundation is inviting applicants for its Environment fund under the theme “Marine Programme” to support initiatives working to halt the decline of fish stocks that communities in developing countries rely on, and those working to bring about sustainable fisheries in Wales. Project Types Local Projects Applications for local projects should demonstrate that they will positively impact upon the marine fisheries they are working to protect, and … [Read more...]

U.S. Secretary Zinke announces more than $1.1 billion National Funding for Sportsmen & Conservation

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced more than $1.1 billion in annual national funding for state wildlife agencies from revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration (PRDJ) acts. To date, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has distributed more than $20.2 billion in apportionments for state conservation and recreation projects. Secretary Zinke said, “American sportsmen and women are some of our best … [Read more...]

PTES Conservation Insight Grants: Preserving Endangered Species around the World

Deadline: 20 April 2018 People’s Trust for Endangered Species is seeking applications for its PTES Conservation Insight Grants. People’s Trust for Endangered Species has awarded grants to scientific researchers and conservationists for many years for work that is aimed at the preservation of endangered species around the world. Priority Areas High priority projects include: Gathering evidence needed to undertake necessary mitigation work Using scientific evidence to get changes … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WWF-India’s Small Grants Innovation Program!

Deadline: 30 April 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, and … [Read more...]

BBSRC-NRF: Enhancing Ruminant Livestock Productivity

Deadline: 10 April 2018 The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) in the UK and the National Research Fund (NRF) in Kenya are pleased to announce a joint call for collaborative research under the Newton-Utafiti Fund programme. This call will focus on tackling challenges relevant to ruminant livestock production in Kenya. Priority Areas Animal physiology and nutrition Investigating the bioavailability of key nutrients in animal feed and feed conversion … [Read more...]

WWF: Seeking Applications for Professional Development Grants

Deadline: 1 May 2018 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Professional Development Grants (PDGs) 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. PDGs support training-related costs, including registration fees and tuition, meals and accommodations, books and materials, … [Read more...]