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Network of Marine Protected Area Managers in the Meditteranean (MedPAN) -- Call for Small Projects 2014

posted Apr 21, 2014, 9:05 AM by Jan Laarman

MedPAN makes grants up to €20 thousand to improve management effectiveness, test pilot schemes, and promote tools that can be useful to marine protected areas in the Mediterranean Sea.  In 2014, grants are organized in two parts.  Part A is for MPA managers and managing organizations, and Part B is for organizations that collaborate with MPA managers and managing organizations.  The deadline for proposals is 30 May 2014.   Link

Tropical Biology Association -- Alumni Small Grants for African Conservation

posted Apr 21, 2014, 9:02 AM by Jan Laarman

The TBA offers annual small grants for conservation projects and research in Sub-Saharan Africa. The call is restricted to TBA alumni for projects, follow-up, or networking. Grants are a maximum of £1,500. The deadline for concept notes is 30 May 2014. Link

Zoological Society of London (ZSL) -- EDGE Research and Conservation of 100 Bird Species

posted Apr 21, 2014, 9:00 AM by Jan Laarman

ZSL’s EDGE of Existence Program provides fellowships for two-year projects in research and conservation of EDGE (Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered) species, including EDGE birds.  The program is open to early-career conservation biologists who are nationals or residents of the country in which the EDGE species occur. EDGE Fellows receive a grant of up to £10 thousand per year; an opportunity to attend two regional training courses and to undertake online modules in relevant topics; and one-to-one support from a scientific advisor. The application deadline for the EDGE call on birds is 30 May 2014. Link

Toyota Motor Corporation -- Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program 2014

posted Apr 21, 2014, 8:33 AM by Jan Laarman

Toyota makes grants to support environmental activities implemented by nonprofit organizations on environmental themes that vary from year to year. The themes in 2013 and again in 2014 are "biodiversity conservation" and "counter measures to global warming." Grants are made in Japan and overseas (i.e., internationally). The international program is open to applicants in Japan, and international partners in collaboration with Japanese groups. The application deadline is 10 June 2014. Link

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands -- Ramsar Wetlands Conservation Awards 2015

posted Apr 21, 2014, 7:57 AM by Jan Laarman

The Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention calls for nominations for the sixth edition of the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards, which will be presented at the 12th meeting of the Conference of Ramsar's Contracting Parties in June 2015. The three awards are:  (i) wetland wise use; (ii) wetland innovation; and (iii) young wetland champions.  With funding donated by the Danone company, each award is US$10 thousand.  The deadline for nominations is 15 July 2014.  Link

Both ENDS -- Joke Waller-Hunter Initiative for Leadership by Young Environmentalists

posted Apr 21, 2014, 7:52 AM by Jan Laarman

The Joke Waller-Hunter Initiative offers grants to advance the leadership and learning of junior persons working for -- or affiliated with -- environmental civil society organizations in developing and emerging countries. JWH especially encourages the nomination of young women and local community leaders. The next nomination deadline is 01 September 2014. Link

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation -- Research Grants 2014

posted Apr 21, 2014, 7:36 AM by Jan Laarman

The NEF Research Grants fund research in support of nature conservation, emphasizing developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Applicants should be nationals of Asian-Pacific countries, and their research projects should be carried out in their home countries. Grants are a maximum of 500 thousand Japanese yen for a maximum period of two years. The closing dates for applications are 11 April 2014 and 24 October 2014. Link

International Foundation for Science -- African Collaboration for Biodiversity Research

posted Apr 9, 2014, 3:34 PM by Jan Laarman

IFS will fund collaborative research on biodiversity among early-career scientists in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. IFS invites young researchers from these countries to fill out an expression of interest. For researchers who register, IFS will provide further information to facilitate the formation of research teams. The deadline for submitting an expression of interest is 27 April 2014. Link

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- Conservation of Amphibians in Decline 2014

posted Apr 9, 2014, 3:18 PM by Jan Laarman

Amphibians in Decline supports activities that address threats to frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians that face an unprecedented threat of extinction. Eligibility for grants extends to individuals, multi-national secretariats, government units (all levels), nonprofit NGOs, and institutions of higher education. Preference is for proposals that request less than US$25 thousand, although larger proposals will be considered. Proposals should demonstrate in-kind or financial matching.  The closing date for applications is 15 May 2014. Link

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund 2014

posted Apr 9, 2014, 3:16 PM by Jan Laarman

The Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund makes grants for projects that conserve the world’s most endangered species. Species eligible for funding are those that face a very high risk of extinction in the immediate future; that are not located in North America or high-income countries of Europe; and that are not included in other USFWS programs. Eligibility for grants is unrestricted. The USFWS favors proposals that request under US$25 thousand, and that contribute complementary resources. The deadline for applications is 15 May 2014. Link

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