WWF Nepal: Providing Small Grants under USAID Funded Hariyo Ban Program

Deadline: 31 March 2017

WWF Nepal is seeking proposals from relevant CSOs (NGOs, academic and research institutions, community based organizations), private sector organizations, consulting firms, individuals, and media houses and Students for its Small Grant Program under USAID Funded Hariyo Ban Program to support capacity building, provide technical assistance, and help grab new opportunities that arise in the fields of biodiversity conservation, CCA, livelihoods, GESI and governance.

The Hariyo Ban Program is designed to benefit nature and people in Nepal, and is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The program is implemented by a consortium of four partners: World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Nepal as prime recipient; the Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE); the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC); and the Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN).


Major themes for the Small Grants Program are:

  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Market based livelihood opportunities
  • Gender equality and social inclusion
  • Governance
  • Communications and Outreach
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Funding Information

  • Maximum duration for implementation of SGP is one year.
  • The size of the grant will be between USD 10,000 and USD 50,000 for a single project.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible organizations include Nepalese CSOs (NGOs, academic and research institutions, community based organizations), private sector organizations, and consulting firms, individuals, and media houses.
  • International organizations can partner with Nepalese organizations in the applications, but proposals must be submitted by Nepalese organizations as the lead partner.

How to Apply

Eligible organizations, individuals and students are requested to submit electronic copies of proposals at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Nepal

For more information, please visit WWF Nepal.

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