Deadline: 1 August 2016
The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Office of Conservation and Water at the Department of State is currently inviting applications for a program entitled “Community Support for combating Wildlife Trafficking in the Heart of Borneo through Sustainable Livelihoods” with an aim to conserve and sustainably manage biodiversity and forests and to strengthen wildlife trafficking interdiction through capacity-building activities in the Heart of Borneo region.
- Promote local and regional buy-in and transboundary collaboration for conservation efforts, including combating wildlife trafficking and illegal logging, among local political leaders, judiciary, prosecutors, and local communities, among others.
- Support capacity-building programs that reinforce a network of protected areas and sustainably-managed forests in the Heart of Borneo region.
- Promote alternative and sustainable livelihoods for communities living in and near the Heart of Borneo, for example through sustainable nature-based tourism.
OES has funding available for a single award of up to $99,000 USD for work that advances conservation and sustainable management of the biodiversity and forest of the Heart of Borneo region. The initial period of performance will be two years.
- Eligibility is limited to U.S. non-profit/nongovernmental organizations subject to section 501 (c) (3) of the U.S. tax code, L3Cs, foreign non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and public international organizations.
- Applicants supplying evidence that they have significant experience working on conservation programs in the Heart of Borneo region will be scored more favorably;
How to Apply
The Department of State requires proposals be submitted electronically via the given website.
For more information, please visit grants.gov.