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Centre for the Study of Biodiversity in Amazonia -- Call for Proposals 2015

posted Dec 10, 2014, 2:08 PM by Site Manager

The Centre for the Study of Biodiversity in Amazonia (CEBA) is a French Laboratory of Excellence based in French Guiana to foster knowledge on terrestrial biodiversity in Amazonia.  CEBA coordinates research capacity in France on the topic of Amazonian terrestrial biodiversity, and it fosters collaboration with South American and other international partners. Proposed projects must be coherent with CEBA's program of work, with priority for forward-looking interdisciplinary research. Funding is up to €20 thousand for one year. The application deadline is 23 January 2015. Link

Sonoran Joint Venture -- Mexico-USA Bird Conservation 2015

posted Dec 10, 2014, 1:48 PM by Site Manager

Sonoran Joint Venture makes grants for bird conservation and research in the border region of the southwestern USA and northwestern Mexico.  The priority is for projects that focus on habitat, monitoring, or planning. Proposals should demonstrate bi-national cooperation (USA and Mexico) and a partnerships orientation. Grants are up to US$10 thousand. The application deadline is 02 February 2015. Link

Fondation Nature & Decouvertes -- Nature Protection in France and Africa

posted Dec 10, 2014, 1:37 PM by Site Manager

The foundation supports projects for nature protection, education, and public awareness in France and Francophone Africa. Applications for small grants ("coup de main") from €500 to €3 thousand can be submitted throughout the year. The application deadline for major projects (from €3 thousand to €10 thousand) is 15 February. Link

American Society of Mammalogy (ASM) -- Support to African Graduate Students 2015

posted Dec 10, 2014, 1:14 PM by Site Manager

The ASM's African Graduate Student Research Fund makes awards to African nationals pursuing graduate degrees in mammalogy. Each of two awardees will receive US$1,500 and an online membership to the Society.  The application deadline is 01 March 2015.   Link

American Society of Mammalogy (ASM) -- Research in Latin America

posted Dec 10, 2014, 1:04 PM by Site Manager

The ASM offers the Latin American Student Field Research award for field projects by Latin American graduate students. Each of five grant recipients receives US$1,500. The ASM also offers the Oliver P. Pearson Award to young professional mammalogists of any nationality who hold academic or curatorial positions in Latin America. The Pearson research grant is US$5,000 plus a travel grant of US$2,000 to attend the ASM annual meeting following the award.  The application deadline for both types of awards is 15 April of each year. Link

ARCOS Network -- Biodiversity Conservation in Africa

posted Dec 10, 2014, 12:56 PM by Site Manager

The ARCOS Small Grants enhance collaboration to develop sustainable solutions for biodiversity and people, focusing on critical landscapes and watersheds of the Albertine Rift, the Great Lakes Region, and the African mountains. The grants program is open to civil society organizations. Governments and for-profit organizations may participate as project partners, or in coalitions where a civil society organization is the main applicant. The maximum grant is US$5 thousand.  Applications (English, French) are invited during two periods each year: 01 April to 15 May, and 01 October to 15 November. Link

Japan Fund for Global Environment -- Conservation Grants 2015

posted Dec 1, 2014, 9:38 AM by Site Manager

The Fund makes grants to legally registered non-profit organizations in Japan and developing countries for field projects in environmental conservation.  Priority is for activities to protect migratory birds that stop in Japan, and for wildlife species that are globally important. Average grants are 4 million yen for projects in Japan, and 6 million yen for projects in developing regions.   Each non-Japanese applicant needs to have an agent in Japan to apply in Japanese language on behalf of the applicant.  The application period is 19 December 2014 through 14 January 2015. Link

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

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