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Nagao Natural Environment Foundation -- Research Grants 2015

posted Mar 31, 2015, 2:31 AM by Site Manager

The NEF Research Grants fund research in support of nature conservation, emphasizing developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Applicants should be nationals of Asian-Pacific countries, and research projects should be carried out in their home countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Vietnam. Grants are a maximum of 500 thousand Japanese yen for a maximum of two years. The closing dates for applications are 20 April 2015 and 19 October 2015. Link

Toyota Motor Corporation -- Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program 2015

posted Mar 31, 2015, 2:06 AM by Site Manager

Toyota makes grants to support environmental activities implemented by nonprofit organizations on environmental themes that vary from year to year. The themes in 2015 are "biodiversity conservation" and "counter measures to global warming." Grants are made in Japan and overseas (i.e., internationally). The international program is open to applicants in Japan, and to international partners in collaboration with Japanese groups. The application deadline is 03 June 2015. Link

Panthera -- Sabine Snow Leopards Grant Program

posted Mar 31, 2015, 1:57 AM by Site Manager

The Andrew Sabin Family Foundation and Panthera are partners in the Sabin Snow Leopard Grants Program, which will support in situ conservation of snow leopards. Awards are up to US$20 thousand for one year, and may be extended for more years, contingent on results. The deadlines for expressions of interest are 15 March and 01 August. Link

International Elephant Foundation -- Elephant Conservation and Research 2016

posted Mar 31, 2015, 1:55 AM by Site Manager

The International Elephant Foundation makes grants for conservation and research of elephants. Eligibility extends to organizations and individuals internationally -- including students, scientists, and institutions. The program has three categories: (i) African elephant conservation in situ; (ii) Asian elephant conservation in situ; and (iii) Ex situ elephant conservation and research. The Foundation prefers grant requests of less than US$10 thousand. The application deadline in all categories is 14 August 2015. Link

Asian Waterbirds Conservation Fund -- Protection of Migratory Waterbirds

posted Mar 31, 2015, 1:49 AM by Site Manager

Administered by WWF Hong Kong, the Asian Waterbirds Conservation Fund supports the conservation of migratory waterbirds and their wetland habitats in the East Asian – Australasian flyway. Grants are up to US$5 thousand per program or project. The application deadline is 31 October of each year. Link

Fondation Segré -- Partnerships for Wildlife Conservation

posted Mar 31, 2015, 1:46 AM by Site Manager

The Foundation collaborates with international and local partners to fund conservation projects around the world – including in the developing regions of Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia-Pacific; and Europe and the Middle East. The Foundation does not formally invite applications. However, it describes its internal process for project review and selection, and it posts contact information. Link

Rainforest Trust -- Rainforest Ark Initiative

posted Mar 31, 2015, 1:44 AM by Site Manager

The Rainforest Ark Initiative provides partnership and funding opportunities to local conservation NGOs across the tropics. Funded projects aim to establish and/or expand protected areas for critically endangered and endangered wildlife and birds. The Initiative invites applications for conservation partnerships from nonprofit entities and NGOs for projects in tropical Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Applying organizations may submit proposals for either a land purchase or a protected area designation. There is no application deadline, and no limit on funding requests. Link

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

posted Mar 19, 2015, 9:45 AM by Site Manager

The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute will assess the five-year program of the Caribbean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot, which concludes in September 2015. In support of this assessment, CEPF will make grants to facilitate consultation meetings and field visits in each of the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica. Applications are invited from NGOs, community groups, private enterprises (including individual consultants), universities, and other civil society applicants. The closing date for letters of inquiry (English, French, Spanish) is 22 April 2015. Link

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- Conservation in South America

posted Mar 19, 2015, 9:38 AM by Site Manager

The USFWS "Wildlife Without Borders" includes a regional program for South America. The aims are to reduce unsustainable land use, minimize impacts of extractive industry, and conserve threatened species -- including deterrence of wildlife trafficking. The program anticipates allocating about US$500 thousand to make 10-12 grants for projects of one or two years. Government endorsement is required for all proposals. The deadline for applications is 15 May 2015. Link

Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund -- First Call for Proposals

posted Mar 19, 2015, 9:24 AM by Site Manager

The Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund calls for proposals from scientific researchers who can aid in determining the impact of the krill fishing industry on the Antarctic marine ecosystem. Funding will range from US$25 thousand to US$100 thousand. The deadline for applications is 16 June 2015. Link

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