Global Forest Watch (GFW): 2017 Call for Proposals for Small Grants Fund

Deadline: 15 April 2017

Global Forest Watch (GFW) has launched the 2017 call for proposals for Small Grants Fund to support non-governmental organizations by providing financial and technical support to optimize their use of GFW tools and data for better forest monitoring and management.

The Small Grants Fund seeks to promote uptake of Global Forest Watch by civil society organizations to use in their research, advocacy, and fieldwork.

Small Grants Fund projects include:

  • Forest Management, Monitoring and Law Enforcement
  • Advocacy / Campaigning
  • Journalism and Storytelling

Funding Information

  • The SGF awards organizations between $10,000 and $40,000 USD
  • The number of projects awarded can range from 8-15, with 12 being the average
  • Trainings and technical assistance are provided throughout the project implementation period, which will run from June 2017 – March 2018.

Eligibility Criteria

Organization Eligibility

In order to be eligible, organizations must:

  • Be legally constituted as non-profit and non-governmental;
  • Have a total annual budget greater than $30,000 USD;
  • Possess a computerized financial system for tracking and recording expenses;
  • Submit annual independent audits for a minimum of 1 and up to a maximum of 3 years that do not report findings or weaknesses in internal controls.
  • Be able to complete an organizational assessment document (containing questions regarding organization governance, financial and compliance structure) in fluent English.
  • Receive a rating of medium to low risk on WRI’s organizational assessment, to be carried out once finalists are selected.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, visit http://www.globalforestwatch.org/small-grants-fund

High Commission of Canada in Mozambique: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-19

Mission of Canada to ASEAN: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018-2019

IFA Request for Proposals: Arts Research Programme

DFID: Transparency and Accountability for Inclusive Development (TAcID) in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy in Nepal: Building a Fiscal Transparent Ecosystem

Sage Fund: Enforcing Remedies in Corporate Accountability Cases

Global Affairs Canada: Innovation for Women’s Economic Empowerment Program in Ghana

Australian High Commission in Bangladesh: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-19

Anna Lalor Burdick Program: Empowering Young Women

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Research and Policy Dialogue in the Domain of Economic and Fiscal Governance in Tanzania

Embassy of Canada to Burkina Faso and Benin: Seeking Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

DFID: Seeking Applications for Stamping Out Slavery in Nigeria

Embassy of Canada in Amman: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018-2019

DFID: Seeking Applications for Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme

Embassy of Canada in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

High Commission of Canada in Malaysia: Call for Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-2019

Government of Canada: Seeking Applications for Canada History Fund

Norwegian Embassy in India: Grant for Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Organizations

National Environmental Education Foundation: Seeking Applications for 2018 Every Day Capacity Building Grants

U.S. Embassy in Latvia: Inviting Applications for Small Grants Program

Embassy of Canada in Thailand: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-2019

Submit Applications for Souter Charitable Trust Grant Program!

Australian Embassy: Call for Project Proposals for 2018 Alumni Grant Scheme (AGS) Round 2

Applications Open for Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund!