The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund: Inviting NGOs for Small Conservation Grants in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2017

The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF) is seeking applications for its “Small Conservation Fund” to provide financial resources for non-profit organisations and individuals to carry out vital field conservation work in Africa.

The JRTF aims to provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with a clear conservation value.

Funding Information

Small grants will be awarded up to a maximum of 1500 euro.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This funding program is open to individuals or organisations for projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Priority will be given to projects related to the conservation of forest elephants.
  • Applicants can be based anywhere in the world.
  • Both successful and unsuccessful applicants are welcome to apply again 12 months after the submission.
  • Eligible project will have a clear conservation value and be based in a country in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Preference will go to projects in relation with elephants.
  • Education projects will also be considered.

How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should submit the grant form in English or French. Additional information may be provided in separate attachments.
    • The grant form fully completed
    • CV with the contact details of two references (if one letter of reference is send with the application, the referees will not be contacted, the referees need to have professional email addresses).
    • The application must be send through a professional email address (not Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.). If not possible, please send a proof of affiliation with a university, research institution or non-profit organization.
  • Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Sao Tome and Principe, the Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan or Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund.

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