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Center for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Center) -- Tropical Coastal Marine Research

posted Jun 21, 2016, 2:38 AM by Site Manager

The NAM S&T Center will fund up to five fellowships for researchers from developing countries to work with senior researchers and faculty members at the Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT) in Germany. Fellowships are for up to three months. Travel costs are covered by the NAM S&T Center; ZMT offers fellows a monthly subsistence allowance. The closing date for applications is 08 July 2016. Link

U.S. Department of State -- Grants for Marine Protected Areas in the Pacific Islands

posted Jun 21, 2016, 2:18 AM by Site Manager

The U.S. Department of State offers funding to create and more effectively implement marine protected areas in the Pacific Islands. Grants can be made for projects in Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. Applications are welcome from NGOs, educational institutions, and non-U.S. public entities. The program has a total of US$445 thousand for up to two projects. Funding Opportunity EAP-EAPAQM-16-013. The application deadline is 29 July 2016. Link

U.S. Department of State -- Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Borneo

posted Jun 21, 2016, 2:13 AM by Site Manager

The "Heart of Borneo Initiative" focuses on international cooperation to maintain forests and biodiversity in a network of protected areas and sustainably managed forests. The program includes the interdiction of wildlife trafficking in East Kalimantan, Sabah, and Sarawak. Activities may include strengthening transboundary political support to stop wildlife trafficking and illegal logging; capacity building for protected areas and forest management; and promotion of alternative livelihoods for local communities. Applications are accepted from NGOs, educational institutions, and non-U.S. government entities. The program will make one grant for up to US$99 thousand. Funding Opportunity OES-OER-16-001. The closing date for applications is 01 August 2016. Link

U.S. Department of State -- Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Southeast Asia

posted Jun 21, 2016, 2:01 AM by Site Manager

The U.S. Department of State seeks to build civilian law enforcement capabilities to combat wildlife crime in Southeast Asia. The aim is to strengthen legislative and regulatory frameworks; build investigative and enforcement capacity; and enhance prosecutorial and judicial capacity. The focus countries are Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Multinational or regional activities that foster transnational cooperation may also benefit Cambodia and Myanmar (Burma). Eligibility for funding extends to nonprofit NGOs and educational institutions in the USA and other countries, including consortia of local and non-local organizations. The program has US$1.6 million to make up to three grants for a project period of two years. The closing date for applications is 10 August 2016. Link

British Ornithologists' Union -- Grants and Bursaries 2017

posted Jun 21, 2016, 1:47 AM by Site Manager

The BOU invites amateurs and professionals to apply for its Small Ornithological Research Grants. Research grants are up to £2,000 to support small projects outright, or to partly fund medium-sized programs. Grants are on any aspect of ornithological research in the UK and worldwide. The BOU also offers Career Development Bursaries to support short-term research positions of young and early-career ornithologists in any country. The closing date for both the grants and the bursaries is 30 November 2016. Link

Instrumentl -- Grants for Marine Science and Conservation

posted Jun 21, 2016, 1:45 AM by Site Manager

Instrumentl is an organization that helps researchers find and apply for grants. Instrumental has compiled a list of 36 grants related to marine science and conservation that have application deadlines during the next few months. The geographical scope and eligibility requirements vary with each grant program, including several that support research in the developing world. For these 36 featured grants, Instrumentl will review, format, and submit applications for free. The grants have deadlines in June, July, August, and September 2016 -- along with some that accept applications continuously. Link

Instrumentl -- Grants for Plant Sciences

posted Jun 21, 2016, 1:43 AM by Site Manager

Instrumentl is an organization that helps researchers find and apply for grants. Instrumental has identified 43 grants related to plant biology, botany, horticulture, forestry, and other plant sciences. The geographical scope and eligibility requirements vary with each grant program, including several that support research and projects in the developing world. For these 43 featured grants, Instrumentl will review, format, and submit applications for free. The grants have deadlines in June, July, August, and September 2016 -- along with some that accept applications continuously. Link

Nippon Foundation -- Marine and Maritime Affairs

posted Jun 21, 2016, 1:36 AM by Site Manager

Particular interests in this program area include legal, policy, and governance issues in maritime affairs; support for multilateral networks on ocean issues; and marine environmental management and oceanography. Applications are accepted from non-profit organizations based outside of Japan. They can be regional or international NGOs/NPOs, including educational and research institutions. Link

Wageningen University -- Free Online Courses

posted Jun 9, 2016, 4:33 AM by Site Manager

WageningenX at Wageningen University offers massive online open courses (MOOCs) in English on subject areas relevant to the Terra Viva Grants Directory. A course on animal behavior begins 09 August 2016. A course on systems thinking and environmental sustainability of food production systems begins 08 September 2016. WageningenX provides complete information regarding how to register. Link

Loro Parque Fundación -- Conservation Grants 2017

posted Jun 9, 2016, 4:27 AM by Site Manager

The Loro Parque Fundación supports conservation projects which focus on threatened parrot species. To a lesser extent it also supports projects for cetaceans in marine conservation. The deadline for applications (English, Spanish) is 12 September 2016. Link

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