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International Foundation for Science -- African Collaboration for Biodiversity Research

posted Apr 9, 2014, 3:34 PM by Jan Laarman

IFS will fund collaborative research on biodiversity among early-career scientists in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. IFS invites young researchers from these countries to fill out an expression of interest. For researchers who register, IFS will provide further information to facilitate the formation of research teams. The deadline for submitting an expression of interest is 27 April 2014. Link

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- Conservation of Amphibians in Decline 2014

posted Apr 9, 2014, 3:18 PM by Jan Laarman

Amphibians in Decline supports activities that address threats to frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians that face an unprecedented threat of extinction. Eligibility for grants extends to individuals, multi-national secretariats, government units (all levels), nonprofit NGOs, and institutions of higher education. Preference is for proposals that request less than US$25 thousand, although larger proposals will be considered. Proposals should demonstrate in-kind or financial matching.  The closing date for applications is 15 May 2014. Link

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund 2014

posted Apr 9, 2014, 3:16 PM by Jan Laarman

The Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund makes grants for projects that conserve the world’s most endangered species. Species eligible for funding are those that face a very high risk of extinction in the immediate future; that are not located in North America or high-income countries of Europe; and that are not included in other USFWS programs. Eligibility for grants is unrestricted. The USFWS favors proposals that request under US$25 thousand, and that contribute complementary resources. The deadline for applications is 15 May 2014. Link

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) -- Grants for Wetlands Conservation in Mexico

posted Apr 9, 2014, 3:01 PM by Jan Laarman

The USFWS makes grants for wetlands conservation in Mexico in support of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to benefit migratory birds. Grant-funded activities may include technical training, education, studies, or support for organizational infrastructure. Eligibility extends to individuals, corporations, associations, educational institutions, government entities, and international organizations. Grants can range from US$10 thousand to US$1 million, and require a 1:1 resource match. Funding Opportunity F14AS00142. The application deadline is 02 June 2014. Link

WWF in India -- Small Grants Program

posted Apr 9, 2014, 2:59 PM by Jan Laarman

WWF-India offers grants up to Rs. 200 thousand for conservation research or projects of six to twelve months. Grants are made to individuals to be utilized primarily for field activities and not administrative expenditures or capital assets. Priority is for research and conservation aligned with WWF's program in India. The next application deadline is 30 June 2014. Link

Save Our Seas Foundation -- Marine Conservation Photography Grants 2014

posted Mar 31, 2014, 6:04 AM by Jan Laarman   [ updated Apr 1, 2014, 5:07 AM ]

The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) seeks emerging photographers to apply for a photography grant on subjects of marine conservation. The Foundation prefers applicants under age 30, but older applicants may also be considered. Photographers with underwater photography skills are especially encouraged to apply. Each of two winners will be awarded US$2 thousand and a paid three-week photographic assignment to document a marine research or conservation project supported by SOSF. The application deadline is 30 April 2014. Link

Panthera -- Research and Conservation of Wild Cats, Second Cycle 2014

posted Mar 31, 2014, 5:53 AM by Jan Laarman

Panthera makes grants for research and conservation of the world's populations of wild cats. (i) The Kaplan Graduate Award supports conservation and research in all areas of the world where wild cats are found. (ii) The Small Cat Action Fund provides grants for in situ conservation and research on the small cat species. (iii) The Liz Claiborne Art Ortenberg Foundation Jaguar Research Grant Program supports in situ conservation projects on jaguars. Applications are invited twice per year. Expressions of interest for the second cycle 2014 should be submitted from 01 June 2014 through 01 July 2014 Link

Save Our Seas Foundation -- Small Grants 2014

posted Mar 31, 2014, 5:50 AM by Jan Laarman

Save Our Seas makes grants for marine research, conservation, and education worldwide. Projects should include at least two of these components and focus on charismatic megafauna -- particularly sharks, rays, and skates. Small grants are up to US$10 thousand for projects of up to one year. The next application period for small grants is 01 June through 31 July  2014. Link

Panthera -- Rabinowitz-Kaplan Prize for the Next Generation in Cat Conservation

posted Mar 31, 2014, 5:45 AM by Jan Laarman

Panthera offers the Rabinowitz-Kaplan Next Generation Prize (US$15 thousand) to recognize an individual under age 40 who has already made a significant contribution to conserving wild cats. The application period is 01 June through 01 September 2014. Link

American Orchid Society -- Annual Conservation Awards

posted Mar 31, 2014, 5:43 AM by Jan Laarman

The American Orchid Society sponsors the Conservation Recognition Awards to honor outstanding work in orchid conservation. One prize focuses on conservation in North America; the other has no geographical limitations. Prizes are US$500. The closing date for nominations is 01 September each year. Link

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