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Animal Behavior Society -- Grants and Awards 2015

posted Nov 20, 2014, 1:48 PM by Jan Laarman

The ABS offers grants and awards for students and professionals in the field of animal behavior, including several categories of research grants for graduate students. Additionally, ABS invites applications from students and from established researchers in developing countries for the Developing Nations Research Grant. Applicants must be active members of ABS. The application deadline is 05 December 2014. Link

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) -- Biodiversity Conservation in Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoros, and Mauritius

posted Nov 20, 2014, 1:36 PM by Jan Laarman

The CEPF announces grants ranging from US$20 thousand to US$150 thousand to fund conservation in Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands. Grants are in support of the key biodiversity areas and investment priorities specified in the announcement. The program is open to NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society organizations. Applications are accepted in English and French. The closing date for letters of inquiry is 17 December 2014. Link

Institute for Pacific Coral Reefs -- Reef Research in French Polynesia

posted Nov 20, 2014, 1:24 PM by Jan Laarman

The Institute for Pacific Coral Reefs is partnering with two firms in French Polynesia to offer grants to young scientists of French and/or other nationality for research in the French Polynesia coral reefs. Among four candidates to be selected, at least one will come from the South Pacific Island States in order to promote training for scientific research in these countries. Each grant will be €4.5 thousand to cover travel expenses to and from French Polynesia, accommodation, and research costs. The application deadline is 12 January 2015. Link

World Wildlife Fund U.S. -- Grants for Conservation Workshops in 2015

posted Nov 20, 2014, 1:14 PM by Jan Laarman

WWF-US offers up to US$7,500 for workshops that train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on conservation issues. Applying organizations must have an established presence in an eligible country (countries are listed in the announcement). The workshops should focus on practical skills and field activities to increase local learning and build capacity. The application deadlines in 2015 are 01 February; 01 May; 01 August; and 01 November. Link

Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) -- Research Grants 2015

posted Nov 20, 2014, 1:11 PM by Jan Laarman

The AAV makes grants for research addressing clinical aspects of exotic and wild birds -- including diagnostic tests, drug doses, practice management, and conservation. Grants are up to US$10 thousand for individual projects of one year. There are no nationality restrictions. The deadline for pre-proposals is 01 February 2015. Link

John Ball Zoological Society -- Wildlife Conservation 2015

posted Nov 20, 2014, 12:59 PM by Jan Laarman

The John Ball Zoological Society makes grants to conserve wild animals and their habitats; to improve the management of captive animals; and to develop education programs related to these objectives. Most funded projects are in developing countries. Applicants can be of any nationality, and they should be associated with a recognized zoo, educational institution, conservation organization, etc. Grants generally range from US$500 to US$2,500. The deadline for applications is 01 March 2015. Link

Fresno Chaffee Zoo -- Grants for Wildlife Conservation

posted Nov 20, 2014, 12:55 PM by Jan Laarman

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund makes grants for wildlife conservation and research that focuses on rare, threatened, and endangered animals and their habitats. The priority is for in situ conservation projects. Most grants range from US$1 thousand to US$2 thousand. The principal investigator must be associated with a recognized institution. The application period is 01 February through 01 April of each year. Link

IUCN-Netherlands -- Purchase of Nature 2015

posted Nov 20, 2014, 12:44 PM by Jan Laarman

The World Conservation Union in the Netherlands (IUCN-Netherlands) manages the Purchase of Nature program, funded by the Dutch Postal Code Lottery. The program provides grants of up to €85 thousand for the purchase and protection of threatened wildlife habitats and vulnerable ecosystems in Asia-Pacific countries, Africa, and Latin America. The grants are to qualified and experienced local conservation organizations. The deadline for pre-proposals is 01 May 2015. Link

Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo -- Conservation Grant Fund

posted Nov 20, 2014, 12:40 PM by Jan Laarman   [ updated Nov 20, 2014, 12:41 PM ]

The zoo's Conservation Grant Fund accepts proposals from individuals and organizations for one-year grants in conservation field projects and research. There are no restrictions by nationality or residence, and there is no minimum or maximum grant size. Most grants range from US$250 to US$1,000. Applications are accepted from 01 March through 01 May. Link

Trust for Mutual Understanding -- Environmental Collaboration USA with Russia, Central Asia, and Eastern and Southern Europe

posted Nov 20, 2014, 12:38 PM by Jan Laarman

The Trust for Mutual Understanding (TMU) makes grants to nonprofit organizations in the USA for environmental projects in collaboration with partners in Russia, Central Asia, and Eastern and Southern Europe. TMU supports professional exchanges and capacity building, together with jointly managed research and field projects. The deadline for the next cycle of initial inquiries is 01 May 2015. Link

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