Minor Foundation for Major Challenges: Inviting Applications from all over the World

Deadline: 16 November 2018 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC) is inviting applications from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. MFMC shall support the development of innovative communication strategies that engage people, and that facilitate the transition necessary to prevent dangerous climate changes. Program Goals Promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through the support of national and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Request for Proposals on ‘Making the Case for Nature’

Deadline: 9 January 2019 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals from around the world to advance the field of science communication by determining effective ways to market nature and inspire action. One of the greatest challenges in addressing wildlife issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers more effectively create and use images or video to overcome apathy towards species? The … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society RFPs: Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 9 January 2019 National Geographic Society is inviting proposals from around the world that will support on the ground priorities of IUCN SSC Species Conservation Plans (e.g. Action Plans, Conservation Strategies, Population and Habitat Viability Assessments) as well as conservation actions that are endorsed by the relevant IUCN SSC Species Specialist Group. In partnership with the IUCN SSC, the goal of this request for funding is to halt further biodiversity decline by implementing … [Read more...]

Rainforest Trust SAVES Challenge: Providing Funding to Species Protection Projects

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The Rainforest Trust is partnering with local conservation organizations to create new protected areas and expand existing ones for Critically Endangered and Endangered species under the SAVES Challenge. As part of the SAVES Challenge, the Trust is committed to directing $100 million toward creating new protected areas to save the world’s most endangered species. Through the SAVES Challenge, Rainforest Trust has the capacity to match, dollar for dollar, projects that … [Read more...]

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund: Addressing the Needs of Species Conservation Initiatives

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund that has been established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. Its focus is global and eligibility for grants will extend to all plant, animal and fungi species conservation efforts, without discrimination on the basis of region or selected … [Read more...]

Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund: Preserving Biodiversity Projects in the Asia-Pacific Region

Deadline: 3 December 2018 Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF) has announced a 2019 KNCF Grant Program. The nature of the fund is to provide assistance for nature conservation efforts implemented by NGO/NPO in developing countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region and also provide assistance for nature conservation efforts and sustainable use of nature resources in Japan. KCNC was established in 1992, in the same year as United Nations Conference on Environment and Development at … [Read more...]

Cleveland Zoological Society: Seeking Applications for Future for Wildlife Seed Grants

Deadline: 5 November 2018 The Cleveland Zoological Society is seeking applications for its Future for Wildlife Seed Grants Program which provide funds to support field conservation projects in Africa and Asia. Ideal projects have a clear and direct conservation impact, positively affect local people, and create opportunities for capacity building in-country. The Zoo is addressing issues that threaten species in the wild and are key to the long-term survival of wildlife and habitats. They … [Read more...]

Safari Club International Foundation: Seeking Applications for Large Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Safari Club International Foundation is seeking applications for its large grants to contribute to the sustainable management of natural resources or the advancement of constructive wildlife research. Conservation projects are evaluated for their relationship to sustainable use of wildlife, and their ability to work toward maintaining healthy ecosystems and providing quality habitat for all wildlife species. The mission of SCI Foundation is to fund and direct wildlife … [Read more...]

Professional Development Grants: Providing Support for Mid-career Conservationists

Deadline: 1 November 2018 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Professional Development Grants (PDGs) to provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. PDGs support training-related costs, including registration fees and tuition, meals and accommodations, books and materials, … [Read more...]

Primate Conservation, Incorporated: Seeking Proposals to Support Conservation Programs for Wild Populations of Primates

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Primate Conservation, Incorporated (PCI) is accepting proposals for its grant program to fund field research that supports conservation programs for wild populations of primates. Priority will be given to projects that study, in their natural habitat, the least known and most endangered species. The involvement of citizens from the country in which the primates are found will be a plus. The intent is to provide support for original research that can be used to … [Read more...]

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust: Grants to Individuals Undertaking Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. The Trust will be accepting applications for work benefitting conservation work in coastal environments. The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is a registered education, scientific and … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Seeking Applications for Reforestation Grants Program

Deadline: 1 December 2018 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently accepting applications for its Reforestation Grants program to support communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhancing human wellbeing in deforested and degraded landscapes through forest restoration. EFN is looking for organizations that will use this workshop opportunity to connect corridors, create buffer zones, improve degraded lands, restore watersheds, and expand forest cover while also allowing local … [Read more...]

Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant: Supporting Efforts in Conservation and Environmental Stewardship

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Wildlife Acoustics is currently inviting applicants for its Scientific Product Grant to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. The programme enables those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. Wildlife Acoustics, Inc., a privately held Massachusetts corporation, is the leading provider of bioacoustics monitoring technology for scientists, researchers, and government agencies worldwide. … [Read more...]

Threatened Species Grants Program: Inviting CSOs Engaged in Conservation

Deadline: 11 November 2018 IUCN’s SOS – Save Our Species is accepting proposals for “Threatened Species Grants” to enable and support CSOs engaged in the conservation of selected threatened species to carry out sustainable survival measures at local level to protect the species, their habitat and to improve the livelihoods of the people who depend on them. This call is issuing for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to submit proposals targeting the conservation of any of the ten species … [Read more...]

National Geographic’s Conservation Technologies Grant: New Methods of Monitoring Ecosystem Health

Deadline: 9 January 2019 National Geographic is seeking proposals from around the world that will advance breakthrough technologies to scale National Geographic’s efforts to explore, visualize, understand, and ultimately protect the planet. The goal of this RFP is to create novel tools and technologies to monitor ecosystem health. In the same way that human health is monitored in real time (e.g., thermometer, MRI, blood pressure), environmental diagnostic monitoring techniques are needed to … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking Applications to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline: 1 January 2019 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or … [Read more...]

Top Open Grant Opportunities on ‘Environment and Wildlife Conservation Projects’- October 2018

Take a look at some of the top grant opportunities open during the month of October 2018 in the areas of Environment and Wildlife Conservation. Submit Applications for Weeden Foundation Grant Programs to Protect Biodiversity! Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Weeden Foundation is accepting applications from organizations for its various funding programs in order to protect biodiversity. The Foundation works to protect old-growth forests, expand habitats for endangered species on public and … [Read more...]

British Council: #Ideas Change Lives Challenge

Deadline: 23 November 2018 Do you have a great digital idea that has the potential to create a better world? If yes, then enter for the #Ideas Change Lives challenge. British Council is seeking applications for its #Ideas Change Lives Challenge. The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. British Council are looking for organisations, groups, or talented individuals, to work with us on creating hyper-innovative digital … [Read more...]

WWF: Accepting Applications for Reforestation Grants Program

Deadline: 1 December 2018 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently accepting applications for its Reforestation Grants program to support communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhancing human wellbeing in deforested and degraded landscapes through forest restoration. EFN is looking for organizations that will use this workshop opportunity to connect corridors, create buffer zones, improve degraded lands, restore watersheds, and expand forest cover while also allowing local … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Accepting Applications for Professional Development Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2018 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Professional Development Grants (PDGs) to provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. PDGs support training-related costs, including registration fees and tuition, meals and accommodations, books and materials, … [Read more...]

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