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Biodiversity, Conservation, Wildlife

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Conservation in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

The CEPF invites proposals for large and small grants (i.e., under US$20 thousand) to conserve biodiversity in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.  The conservation priorities are stated in the announcement. Eligibility for funding extends to NGOs, community groups, universities, private enterprises, and other applicants from civil society.  Government enterprises and institutions may be eligible if […]

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Cooper Ornithological Society — Mewaldt-King Grants

The Society makes several categories of grants, including the Mewaldt-King grants for research in ornithology and avian biology by university graduate students of any nationality in any country. Many past grants have supported research in tropical regions. Grants are US$1 thousand. The application deadline is 15 January of each year. Link

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Earth Journalism Network — Grants for Journalists at the 13th UN Convention on Biological Diversity

The 13th Conference of the Parties (COP13) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity will be held in Cancun in December 2016.   The Earth Journalism Network´s Biodiversity Media Initiative invites working journalists, particularly those from developing countries, to apply for fellowships to participate.  All participants will have their travel expenses and lodging covered. The deadline […]

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) — Biodiversity Conservation in Brazil’s Cerrado

The CEPF calls for proposals that contribute towards the conservation of the Cerrado Biodiversity Hotspot in Brazil. Eligibility for funding extends to community groups and associations, NGOs, private enterprises, universities, research institutes, and other civil society organizations. The call is open to both local and international civil society organizations, with a preference for applications from […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Program for Mexico 2016

In “Wildlife Without Borders, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) partners with Mexico’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) to invite projects that build Mexico’s capacity for biodiversity conservation. Grants should focus on projects that improve the capacities of Mexican government agencies and local communities to protect wildlife from illegal trafficking and over-exploitation.  […]

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Whitley Fund for Nature — Whitley Awards 2017

The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) offers the Whitley Awards to outstanding biodiversity conservation leaders in developing countries around the world. The awards are both an international prize and a form of project funding, currently £35 thousand over one year.  The program is open to applicants from grassroots conservation NGOs incorporated in developing countries that […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Asian Elephant Conservation Fund 2016

As part of its program “Wildlife Without Borders,” the USFWS makes grants for the conservation of selected wildlife species, including Asian elephants. Grants are for applied research, training, conservation management, community outreach, law enforcement, decreased human-wildlife conflicts, and other activities in conservation. Preference is for proposals that request less than US$50 thousand and that are […]

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Morris Animal Foundation — Wildlife Health and Welfare 2017

The Morris Animal Foundation supports research on animal health and welfare, including wildlife/exotics. The Foundation invites proposals in several categories (i.e., established investigator; first award; fellowship training; pilot study). The application deadline for wildlife/exotics is 16 November 2016. (Note: The Foundation also manages a wildlife rapid response fund that has no calendar deadlines.) Link

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ARCOS Network — Biodiversity Conservation in Africa

The ARCOS Small Grants enhance collaboration to develop sustainable solutions for biodiversity and people, focusing on critical landscapes and watersheds of the Albertine Rift, the Great Lakes Region, and the African mountains. The grants program is open to civil society organizations. Governments and for-profit organizations may participate as project partners, or in coalitions where a […]

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WWF in India — Small Grants Program

WWF-India offers grants up to Rs. 400 thousand for conservation research or action projects of up to two years. Grants are made to individuals to be utilized primarily for field activities. Priority is for research and conservation aligned with WWF’s program in India. The application period is 01 October through 31 December of each year. […]

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