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V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation -- Climate Change and Environment

posted Jul 19, 2016, 11:42 PM by Site Manager

The V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation makes grants to address threats caused by climate change, unsustainable consumption, and loss of biodiversity. The Foundation works primarily in the USA on issues that are national and international. Funding that is external to the U.S. must be multinational and not focus on any specific country, region, or continent.­­ The next deadline for letters of inquiry is 14 September 2016. Link

British Ecological Society -- Grants for Ecologists in Africa

posted Jul 19, 2016, 11:33 PM by Site Manager

The BES makes grants for ecologists in Africa to carry out innovative ecological research. Applicants must be scientists and citizens of a country in Africa or its associated islands; have at least an MSc or equivalent degree; be working for a university or research institution in Africa that provides basic research facilities; and carry out the research in a country in Africa or its associated islands. The maximum value of a grant is £8 thousand for research. An additional sum up to £2 thousand may be requested to fund travel to help grantees develop connections with other ecologists outside their usual peer groups. The next application period is runs from the end of July through 16 September 2016. Link

International SeaKeepers Society -- Discovery Yachts Program

posted Jul 19, 2016, 11:06 PM by Site Manager

The International SeaKeepers Society supports the Discovery Yachts Program to promote marine research, education, and conservation. The program enables marine scientists to conduct oceanographic research by placing them on member vessels. SeaKeepers maintains a database of yacht owners willing to donate time, fuel, provisions, and expertise aboard their vessels. Research missions aboard participating yachts may take place in any coastal or offshore waters where legally permitted. Proposals are accepted on a rolling (continuous) basis. Link

Nando Peretti Foundation -- Grants for Nature Conservation

posted Jul 19, 2016, 11:04 PM by Site Manager

The Nando Peretti Foundation supports a wide range of charitable causes, including nature conservation (with a focus on birds and wildlife) in Europe and developing countries. Grants are made to non-profit organizations and/or associations, which register with the Foundation. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Link

Panthera -- Sabine Snow Leopards Grant Program

posted Jul 10, 2016, 11:43 PM by Site Manager

The Andrew Sabin Family Foundation and Panthera are partners in the Sabin Snow Leopard Grants Program, which supports in situ conservation of snow leopards. Applications can be submitted by individuals or institutions. In the latter case, the project leader must be identified and make the submission. The program is open to all qualified candidates, but the priority is for projects led by country nationals and/or in-country NGOs. Awards are up to US$20 thousand for one year, and may be extended for more years, contingent on results. The deadline for expressions of interest is 01 August 2016. Link

Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation -- Grants for Environmental Education

posted Jul 10, 2016, 11:41 PM by Site Manager

The Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation seeks to contribute to the development, implementation, and/or field testing of environmental curricula. The objective is to empower and encourage students to become involved in solving environmental and social problems. Any organization is eligible to apply -- including schools, non-profits, governmental agencies, and others. The Foundation has made grants in several developing countries. Grants are up to US$1,500. The deadline for pre-proposals is 12 August 2016. Link

UK Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs -- Darwin Main Projects, Round 23

posted Jul 10, 2016, 11:38 PM by Site Manager   [ updated Jul 10, 2016, 11:38 PM ]

The Darwin Initiative funds capacity building, training, research, and education in support of the major conventions on biodiversity -- focusing on the developing world. The program invites applications for main projects, which are normally around £100 thousand to £300 thousand for projects of up to four years. There are no restrictions on the location or nationality of applicants, but projects must benefit biodiversity and local communities in developing countries. The application deadline for main projects (Stage 1) is 12 August 2016. Note:  Information about other Darwin Initiative post projects, scoping projects, and Darwin Fellowships will be made available in due course. Link

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

posted Jul 10, 2016, 11:35 PM by Site Manager

CEPF will make grants in Myanmar to support Strategic Directions 4 and 6 for conservation of the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot. Letters of inquiry are invited from NGOs, community groups, private companies, and other civil society organizations. Applicants for large grants (over US$20 thousand) need to apply in English, using the template provided in the announcement. The closing date is 17 August 2016. Link

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) -- Small Grants for the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot

posted Jul 10, 2016, 11:33 PM by Site Manager

CEPF invites letters of inquiry from NGOs, community groups, private companies, and other civil society organizations for small grants (up to US$20 thousand) in all countries of the Indo-Burma Hotspot. The eligible countries are Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Applicants can apply in English or in local languages (Burmese, Chinese, Khmer, Lao, Thai, or Vietnamese) using the template provided in the announcement. The closing date is 17 August 2016. Link

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) -- Biodiversity Conservation in the Caribbean Islands

posted Jul 10, 2016, 11:31 PM by Site Manager

CEPF requests proposals from qualified organizations and teams to update the ecosystem profile for the Caribbean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot. CEPF will make one award of US$300 thousand for a stakeholder consultation process in the region that leads to the updated profile. The profile document will address the situation in the following countries in the greatest depth: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Proposals are invited from any qualified organization anywhere in the world including from NGOs, private consulting groups, and public and private universities. The closing date is 17 August 2016. Link

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