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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) -- Implementation Team for the Tropical Andes

posted Jan 21, 2015, 2:20 AM by Site Manager

CEPF invites expressions of interest from organizations interested in serving as the regional implementation team for the Tropical Andes Biodiversity Hotspot  in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.  Organizations that submit an expression of interest will be invited to submit full proposals. The deadline for expressions of interest (English, Spanish) is 03 February 2015.  Link

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) -- Biodiversity Conservation in Indonesia

posted Jan 21, 2015, 2:17 AM by Site Manager

CEPF announces large grants (>US$20 thousand) in Indonesia to support the conservation strategy for the Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot.  Eligibility for grants extends to NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other applicants from civil society.   The priority for this round of funding is capacity building; CEPF also will accept proposals related to species and sites. The deadline for letters of inquiry (English) is 09 February 2015.   Link

Biodiversity Foundation -- Support for International Projects 2015

posted Jan 21, 2015, 2:09 AM by Site Manager

The Biodiversity Foundation makes grants for projects in biodiversity, climate change, and sustainable development. The Foundation supports conservation field projects, research, education and training, and public awareness in Spain and internationally. Each program component has a different application deadline. The closing date for grants to support international collaboration and activities is 13 February 2015. Link

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences -- Training in Taxonomy and Collection Management 2015

posted Jan 21, 2015, 2:07 AM by Site Manager

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences is the country's focal point for the Global Taxonomy Initiative. Qualified individuals from developing countries supported by Belgian Development Cooperation can apply for study visits in Belgium to train in taxonomic projects and biodiversity assessment projects that have strong taxonomic components. The eligible countries are Algeria, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia. Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Dem Rep Congo, Ecuador, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, and Vietnam.  The application deadline is 16 February 2015. Link

Conservation Leadership Program (CLP) -- Call for Proposals 2015

posted Jan 21, 2015, 2:04 AM by Site Manager

The CLP makes grants to advance the leadership capacity of early-career conservationists in the developing world. Grants combine research with conservation. CLP provides support to small teams of at least three individuals. Future Conservationist Awards are up to US$12,500. Follow-Up Awards and Leadership Awards are up to US$20 thousand and US$40 thousand, respectively. CLP explains each category of award; eligibility criteria; and details on how to apply. The eligible countries are Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, Brazil, China, Egypt, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Oman, South Africa, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam. The application deadline is 23 February 2015. Link

JRS Biodiversity Foundation -- Research on Policies that Influence Biodiversity Information in Latin America

posted Jan 21, 2015, 1:43 AM by Site Manager

The JRS Biodiversity Foundation will make grants for projects of 12-18 months that review and describe policies in Latin America that influence the creation, use, and value of biodiversity information.  Project teams should be based primarily in Latin America.  Funding will be about US$25 thousand to US$50 thousand for each review.  The deadline for proposals is 06 March 2015. Link

Association of Zoos and Aquariums -- Conservation Grants Fund 2015

posted Jan 21, 2015, 1:36 AM by Site Manager

The AZA's Conservation Grants Fund makes grants for animal health; animal welfare; conservation education; field conservation and/or reintroduction; management and/or breeding; and research. The principal investigator in a grants application must be an AZA member. Many grants are awarded to collaborations among AZA-accredited institutions; government wildlife agencies; academia; and major conservation NGOs. The average project award is about US$18 thousand. The application deadline is 16 March 2015. Link

Roger Williams Park Zoo -- Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund 2015

posted Jan 21, 2015, 12:58 AM by Site Manager

The Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund makes grants of up to US$1 thousand to protect threatened wildlife and habitats worldwide. Priority is for projects that demonstrate a multi-disciplinary approach to ecosystem conservation, and that involve in-country collaborators. Applicants can be of any nationality. The application deadline is 01 June 2015. Link

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) -- Protecting Migratory Birds and Wetlands in North America 2015

posted Jan 21, 2015, 12:53 AM by Site Manager

The USFWS supports public-private partnerships to implement projects that further the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. These are projects for wetlands and associated habitats to benefit migratory birds. Applications are open to nonprofit organizations and associations; government units (at all levels); businesses and corporations; universities and other educational institutions; and international organizations. Matching funds are required. The 2015 application deadlines are: U.S. Standard Grants, 27 February and 07 July 7; Canadian Standard Grants, 07 September; Mexican Standard Grants, 01 June; and U.S. Small Grants, 05 November. Link

Chicago Zoological Society -- Grants to Protect Endangered Species

posted Jan 21, 2015, 12:50 AM by Site Manager

The Chicago Zoological Society administers conservation grants funded by the Chicago Board of Trade. The Fund's priority is to support projects that assist directly in the protection of populations of threatened and endangered species; or that protect a specific habitat that is of high biological value or that is substantially threatened (IUCN Red List Status). Grants are up to US$5 thousand. Eligibility extends to chairs and officers in IUCN's SSC Specialist Group; chairs and officers in AZA/WAZA; and all interested researchers.  Link

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