EOCA’s Grant Program: Inviting Non-Profit Organizations to Implement Conservation Projects

Deadline: 30 November 2018

The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is seeking applications from eligible non-profit organizations for its grant programme to implement conservation projects in any country around the world except North America.

The outdoor sector and the millions of people who enjoy the great outdoors are active champions for the conservation of nature and wild places.

Grant Information

Available grants of up to €30,000 to implement a conservation project.

Project Areas

Projects must:

  • Protect, enhance or restore threatened key species, habitats or broader ecosystems in ‘wild’ areas
  • Consider the needs of the outdoor enthusiast

Project Outcomes

  • Conservation measures addressing specific issues and root causes
  • Involvement / engagement of local people
  • Education and communication
  • Be measurable and time orientated
  • Provide a legacy

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofit organisations can apply to the Association for grants to implement a conservation project in any country around the world except North America (where the Conservation Alliance provides funding for conservation efforts from the North American outdoor industry).
  • Project applications must:
    • protect a threatened species or habitat;
    • have a link to the outdoor enthusiast; and
    • involve hands-on practical conservation work.
  • Members of EOCA can nominate up to three projects (from different, or the same organisations) each year.
  • The projects to successfully win funding will be chosen from the shortlist via a public vote and an EOCA’s members vote. The public vote is held in conjunction with a range of national magazines throughout Europe.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, visit https://bit.ly/1pkgkXc

  • Roeclain Tiwae says:

    Hey I’m from Kenya and I’m interested in collecting n replanting endangered species of plants like sandlewood and chalybeam spp.
    I have interest in helping to reduce cultural wild animals sporting killing for the cats family like lion n leopards killed for fun n skin dresses.please help in a way I can make a future for this species .

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Roeclain Tiwae,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Utomobong Okon Basdey says:

    If this is of a surety that means that my people are yet to smile through this wonderful opportunity

  • Mokofah Timothy says:

    Good initiative by your association. What do we do as an agriculture association in Cameroon to benefit from your programs

  • Ntombifuthi Shabangu says:

    My organization would like to send a proposal , how can i get the template?

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Ntombifuthi Shabangu,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Philip Kirui says:

    Hi, am from Kenya and involved in the conservation of the Sitatunga antelope that is endangered, its an aquatic antelope and its habitat is dwindling due to human encroachmentcaused by high population pressure. The Kingwal swamp in western Kenya has over 50 individuals and the swamp is not protected. Its a trust land and communities are hunting and cultivating in the wetlands

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