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EUROPARC Federation -- Study Visits at Protected Areas in Europe and Eurasia

posted Mar 1, 2015, 8:38 AM by Site Manager

The EUROPARC Federation partners with the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung to award the Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarships promoting international cooperation within the European dimension of protected area management. Grants of €3 thousand allow young conservationists to make study visits to one or more protected areas external to their home countries. In addition to western Europe, participating countries include Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine. The deadline for applications is 08 May 2015. Link

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden -- International Wildlife Conservation

posted Mar 1, 2015, 8:29 AM by Site Manager

The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden makes grants for field conservation; habitat management; conservation education; ex situ captive breeding; animal health and welfare; and other themes in wildlife research and conservation. Grants generally range from US$1 thousand to US$5 thousand. The application deadlines are 01 June and 01 December.  Link

Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust -- Grants for Research and Training 2015

posted Mar 1, 2015, 8:21 AM by Site Manager

The Trust makes grants for education and research in ornamental horticulture, primarily in North and South America. Applicants include botanical gardens, arboreta, universities, and other nonprofit charitable organizations. Grants are up to $20 thousand. The application deadline is 15 August 2015. Link

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) -- Conservation Partnerships in Brazil

posted Mar 1, 2015, 8:19 AM by Site Manager

USAID  aims to create new partnerships in Brazil's Amazon region to support biodiversity conservation; protection of indigenous lands and natural resources; and applied biodiversity science, technology, and innovation. Potential partners in Brazil and the U.S. include foundations, NGOs, faith-based organizations, private businesses, business and trade associations, international organizations, colleges and universities, and government agencies. USAID anticipates making two or three awards with total funding of US$2.5 million over five years. Funding Opportunity APS-512-15-000001.  The deadline for concept papers (Portuguese, English) is 19 August 2015.  Link

American Orchid Society -- Annual Conservation Awards

posted Mar 1, 2015, 8:15 AM by Site Manager

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

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute -- Research Funding

posted Mar 1, 2015, 8:12 AM by Site Manager

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama is dedicated to understanding tropical ecology and biological diversity. STRI funds research grants as well as fellowships, field courses, and other collaboration opportunities. Many categories of research fellowships have an application deadline on 01 December 2015. Link

Levinson Foundation -- Grants for Environment

posted Mar 1, 2015, 8:06 AM by Site Manager

The Max and Anna Levinson Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations committed to developing a more just, caring, ecological, and sustainable world. Most grants are to environmental NGOs and other nonprofit organizations in the USA, including for support of programs and projects that have an international focus. Grants are up to US$30 thousand. The Foundation posts the format for a Letter of Inquiry (LOI). There are no calendar deadlines. Link

Lighthouse Foundation -- Coastal and Marine Conservation

posted Mar 1, 2015, 8:04 AM by Site Manager

The Lighthouse Foundation promotes science and research, teaching, culture, and the principles of environmentalism and international development in relation to the world’s seas and oceans. Funded partners of the Lighthouse Foundation are conservation NGOs, community NGOs, universities and educational organizations, and government organizations. Most projects range from €5 thousand to €50 thousand. There is no application form. Link

Ocean Foundation -- Ocean Conservation, Research, and Environmental Education

posted Mar 1, 2015, 8:01 AM by Site Manager

The Ocean Foundation directs funding for marine and ocean conservation in the USA and internationally.  Program areas cover essentially all aspects of marine and ocean conservation. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited funding requests. However, it accepts brief letters of inquiry from grant seekers who summarize their projects in a single page. Link

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