Deadline: 15 February 2017
The Van Tienhoven Foundation for International Nature Protection is seeking applications for its Grant program to promote the protection, conservation, and sustainable use of ecosystems and its living organisms, where ever these are threatened or under pressure outside the Netherlands.
- Make small grants available in order to finance direct actions that lead to change in policy and practice. This is especially the case for those ecosystems and its living organisms that are threatened or under pressure outside the Netherlands;
- Promote knowledge into the causes of threats and pressures on nature, in order to generate concrete actions that halt, counteract or mitigate these causes;
- Influence and collaborate with governmental, non-governmental organisations, communities, individuals, and other relevant stakeholders for the sake of the conservation of nature.
The Van Tienhoven Foundation prioritizes projects that are:
- Practical, hands-on and directly applicable in order to generate change
- Initiated, owned or widely supported by local stakeholders, in order to ensure sustainability
- Focused on threatened species and ecosystems and/or key biodiversity areas
- Aimed at countering the human-induced causes for these threats, in order to have maximum conservation impact
- Exemplary for a wider problem, serve as a catalyst for raising awareness and engaging other stakeholders
- Leveraging and demonstrating that small grants and individual efforts can make a difference
The Van Tienhoven Foundation (co-)sponsors projects to a maximum of € 10,000.
- Only projects outside The Netherlands will be considered for funding, unless they apply to migrating animals.
- Governmental organisations are excluded from funding
- Projects which are part of a study leading to any academic title will not be honored.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit The Van Tienhoven Foundation.