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Biodiversity, Conservation, Wildlife

Rare — Partnerships in Conservation

Rare aims to build the capacity of conservation leaders in developing countries to change human behaviors that are destructive to the environment. Rare does this by choosing local implementing partners that lead “pride campaigns” to inspire communities to take pride in their natural heritage, and to work towards conservation solutions that do not sacrifice other […]

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EcoPix — Grants for Conservation Photography

EcoPix makes grants to support the non-equipment costs of small photography projects by emerging conservation photographers in Australia and neighboring Asia-Pacific countries. There is no nationality requirement or age requirement, although EcoPix gives preference to grant requests from young and emerging photographers. Outside of Australia, projects normally need sponsorship by an Australian organization, a branch […]

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Donner Canadian Foundation — Land and Wildlife Conservation

The Donner Canadian Foundation makes grants for public policy research, environment, social service projects, and international development. Grant making includes interests in land and wildlife conservation in Canada and internationally. Donner’s grants are restricted to organizations that have Canadian charitable status. Organizations may send a brief description of their goals and programs to the Foundation’s […]

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U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) — Conservation of Sea Birds 2016

NFWF’s Seabird Initiative works to enhance the viability of seabird populations by increasing their survival and reproduction. The program focuses on two broad geographic areas: the Caribbean and the Pacific. Applicants are requested to develop business plans to emphasize specific species, conservation strategies, and geographies. Questions about grants can be directed to the program manager. […]

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Pacsafe Turtle Fund — Grants for Sea Turtle Conservation 2017

The Pacsafe Turtle Fund supports the worldwide conservation of endangered sea turtles such as the leatherback, loggerhead, green, and hawksbill turtles. Applicants contact Pacsafe to request project criteria and an application form. The next application period is 01 August through 30 September 2016. Note: This post corrects information from a previous post in April. Link

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Pacific Asia Travel Foundation — Grants for Sustainable Tourism 2017

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) makes grants for projects in environmental and cultural heritage that contribute to sustainable tourism in the Asia-Pacific region. The grants support environmental conservation and wildlife protection, heritage conservation, and education and awareness about these issues. The majority of grants are to organizations based in Asia-Pacific developing countries and territories. […]

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World Wildlife Fund U.S. — Professional Development Grants 2016-2017

WWF-US offers Professional Development Grants (PDGs) to help mid-career conservationists pursue non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. Mid-career conservation professionals from select WWF-US priority countries (listed in the announcement) must meet the eligibility criteria to be considered for a grant. Applicants […]

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Ornithological Council (OC) — Grants for Bird Research and Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean 2016

The Ornithological Council makes grants for projects in ornithological research and conservation in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. In 2016, the OC will make one or more grants for US$10 thousand. An applicant must be willing to join an OC member society if he/she receives an award and is not already a […]

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Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) — Satoyama Development Mechanism 2016

The IGES, the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies on Sustainability, and Japan’s Ministry of the Environment announce the latest round of sub-grants under the Satoyama Development Mechanism. The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) promotes the sustainable use of Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes. Grants are up to US$10 thousand for field […]

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U.S. Department of State — Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Tanzania

The U.S. Department of State will fund technical assistance in Tanzania to build the country’s institutional capacity to combat wildlife crimes. The program will aim to enhance Tanzania’s legislative frameworks and prosecutorial and judicial capacity to combat wildlife poaching and trafficking.  Supported activities may include training, mentoring, and possibly equipment for park rangers, police, prosecutors, […]

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