Focus of This Profile: Grants for grassroots conservation and local livelihoods in selected countries of Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Asia-Pacific Region.
Principal Office: USA
The New England Biolabs Foundation (NEBF) fosters community-based conservation of landscapes and seascapes, and the bio-cultural diversity found in these places.
The Foundation makes grants in selected countries of Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. It also makes grants locally in the USA’s New England region.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources
Grants for community-based conservation. The Foundation’s thematic priorities in conservation are:
The Foundation makes grants to grassroots and community-based organizations; other nonprofit charitable organizations; and emerging support groups. Grant recipients are locally based in the Foundation’s priority countries.
The maximum grant is US$10 thousand. Most grants are US$3 thousand to US$8 thousand.
APPLICATION: Potentially interested applicants should study the Foundation’s funding priorities, geographical interests, and grant restrictions.
Interested applicants make a preliminary inquiry to the Foundation to describe the proposed project; its relationship to NEBF’s interests and mission; the project team; and a budget summary.
The Foundation posts calendar deadlines for submitting these inquiries.
About how to apply
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
The Foundation is highly specific about where it will fund international projects. Priorities are limited to selected countries in the Gulf of Honduras; Andean countries of South America; two countries of West Africa; and a few countries where NEBF has long experience.
Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands: Papua New Guinea
Sub-Saharan Africa: Cameroon, Ghana, Tanzania
Latin America and Caribbean: Belize, Bolivia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru
The Foundation’s website is available in English and Spanish.
In addition to its international grant making, NEBF also makes grants for artistic expression in Massachusetts, USA.
The New England Biolabs Foundation lists previous grant awards by year and program area.
The Foundation provides contact information.
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