Since 2006, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund has worked with dozens of individuals and organizations to further research, expand conservation impact, share knowledge, and engage local communities.
- Awards may be made in any amount; however, award recipients are typically in the range of $3,000 – $10,000 per year.
- For 2021, Fresno Chaffee Zoo only considering projects one or two years in length.
- Awards are generally announced in August of each year.
- Projects may be based in the United States or internationally.
- The principal investigator must be associated with a recognized institution (accredited zoo, academic institution, conservation or non-profit organization).
- Applications for exhibit development/graphics for zoos will not be considered.
- Proposals must be submitted in English, utilizing 1-inch margins, double-spaced and 12 point font.
- All parts of the application must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- All applications must be submitted electronically via the Google Forms link below as one PDF or MS Word file.
- Please submit project application and support materials as one MS Word or PDF file. The file should be named as follows: “PROJECT NAME-FCZ Conservation Fund Application”.
For more information, visit https://www.fresnochaffeezoo.org/wildlife-conservation-fund/