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Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology -- Research 2016 and 2017

posted Jul 20, 2015, 1:23 AM by Site Manager

The Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (SEAMEO BIOTROP) welcomes research proposals for its (i) PhD thesis grant program; and (ii) joint research program. The theme for both programs is "Sustaining and Enhancing the Integrity and Productivity of Ecosystems in Southeast Asia." The research focus is ecological restoration, ecological protection and conservation, and ecological sustainability and productivity enhancement in forests and mangroves. The deadline for proposals is 31 July 2015. Link

Texas State Aquarium -- Wildlife Care, Conservation, and Research Fund 2015

posted Jul 20, 2015, 1:14 AM by Site Manager

Each year, the Aquarium funds programs that focus on habitat restoration, wildlife management, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation in the Gulf of Mexico. Projects must focus on species in the Aquarium’s living collection, or habitats that support those species. Grants are up to US$15 thousand. The deadline for applications is 10 August 2015. Link

Ford Motor Company -- Grants for Conservation and Environment in the Middle East 2015

posted Jul 20, 2015, 1:04 AM by Site Manager

Ford Middle East makes grants for non-profit conservation in the Middle East. The categories are protection of the natural environment; conservation engineering; and environmental education. Ford will allocate US$100 thousand for projects in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Eligibility for funding extends to individuals; civil society organizations and NGOs; and schools, colleges, and universities. The maximum grant is US$15 thousand. The deadline for applications (Arabic, English, French) is 15 August 2015. Link

Indian Ocean Commission -- Coastal, Marine, and Island Biodiversity

posted Jul 20, 2015, 1:00 AM by Site Manager

With financial support from the European Commission, the Indian Ocean Commission invites proposals to develop and strengthen national and regional capacity to manage the use of coastal, marine, and island ecosystems for biodiversity conservation in the Eastern and Southern Africa-Indian Ocean (ESA-IO) region. The participating countries are Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Tanzania. The program is open to non-state actors and local authorities in the ESA-IO countries. Organizations in the EU, OECD/DAC countries, ACP countries, and international organizations may participate as co-applicants. Grants will range from €25 thousand to €100 thousand, varying with cost shares. Reference EuropeAid/137091/ID/ACT/Multi. The deadline for concept notes is 21 August 2015. Link

Taronga Conservation Society -- Field Conservation Grants 2016-2017

posted Jul 20, 2015, 12:55 AM by Site Manager

The Taronga Field Conservation Program invites applications for conservation projects ranging of one to two years. Projects should positively affect multiple species or ecosystems, e.g., by removing significant threats or addressing issues such as climate change. Eligibility for funding extends to registered charities, business entities, and non-profit organizations. Past projects have been implemented across Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America -- but there are no geographical restrictions. Applications for grants up to AUD 10 thousand per year have the best chance of being selected. The deadline for proposals is 28 August 2015. Link

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) -- Conservation in Madagascar and the Western Indian Ocean

posted Jul 20, 2015, 12:53 AM by Site Manager

The CEPF invites proposals for small grants (under US$20 thousand) to conserve biodiversity in Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoros, and Mauritius. The conservation priorities are stated in the announcement. Eligibility for funding extends to NGOs, community groups, universities, and private enterprises. Individuals can apply for grants, but are encouraged to work with civil society organizations and communities to develop joint applications. The closing date for proposals (English, French, Malagasay) is 31 August 2015. Link

UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) -- Research on Biomes in Brazil

posted Jul 20, 2015, 12:49 AM by Site Manager

NERC and FAPESP invite research proposals on forest biogeochemical cycles and biodiversity in Brazilian biomes, e.g., the Amazon, Atlantic rainforest, Caatinga, and Cerrado biomes. The program will likely fund two or three projects for up to three years. Each of NERC and FAPESP has specific eligibility criteria. The deadline for applications is 02 September 2015. Link

Neotropical Ornithological Society -- François Vuilleumier Grants

posted Jul 20, 2015, 12:41 AM by Site Manager

The Francois Vuilleumier Fund awards one or more cash grants per year for thesis studies of neotropical birds to one or several graduate students from any country in Latin America and the Caribbean. Awards are US$500 to US$1000. The application deadline is 15 September of each year. Link

International Iguana Foundation -- Grants for Iguana Conservation 2015

posted Jul 20, 2015, 12:16 AM by Site Manager

The International Iguana Foundation makes grants to promote and enable iguana conservation. Preference will be given to projects that are components of approved species recovery plans; projects that directly contribute to the survival of endangered iguanas and their habitats; projects that are included in the ISG’s Conservation Action Plan for West Indian Iguanas or are ISG-endorsed; and projects that are part of an established conservation program. IIF looks for projects that have participation from the range countries and matching funds. The application deadline is 09 October 2015. Link

Auckland Zoo -- Small Grants Program

posted Jul 20, 2015, 12:14 AM by Site Manager   [ updated Jul 20, 2015, 12:14 AM ]

The Auckland Zoo's Conservation Fund calls for proposals to support in situ wildlife conservation. The Fund offers relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programs with clear conservation value. The program is open to individuals or organizations for projects in New Zealand or projects in the developing world -- although applicants can be based anywhere in the world. Grants will be awarded up to a maximum of NZD$5 thousand. The next funding deadline is 18 October 2015. Link

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