Safari Club International Foundation
Principal Office: USA
The Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) funds and manages worldwide programs in wildlife conservation, environmental education, and humanitarian services.
SCIF’s conservation programs include regional sub-programs for each of Africa, Asia, and North America.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Wildlife management and conservation. SCIF makes grants for wildlife management, research, and capacity building. Most funded projects focus on the habitats and wildlife species of special interest at SCIF (i.e., the world’s “big game” species).
SCIF makes grants to government agencies, non-governmental organizations, research organizations, private businesses, and universities.
Grants are up to US$50 thousand per year.
Applications must be received before an annual deadline.
Note: SCIF’s local chapters can apply for matching grants of up to US$2 thousand per project per year from the Foundation. Applications are reviewed twice a year.
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
SCIF has programs for North America, Asia, and Africa. In the geographical framework of the Terra Viva Grants Directory, this corresponds to the following regions.
Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands
Eurasia and Central Asia
SCIF takes the view that responsible hunting plays an important role in the science of wildlife conservation, and in the generation of revenue to help pay for it.
The Foundation’s educational programs include competitive scholarships to university students in the USA who are concentrating in natural resources (particularly wildlife sciences) and related fields of study. SCI also funds a variety of youth programs in conservation science and education.
Humanitarian services refer to programs that include health, educational, and other charitable assistance at the community level in developing countries.
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