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Jana Robeyst Trust Fund

Small grants for conservation research in Sub-Saharan Africa

Principal Office: Belgium

The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF) makes grants to support conservation research in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Trust was established in 2016 by the family of Jana Robeyst, who was a young wildlife researcher in West Africa.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

African Conservation. JRTF provides financial resources for field conservation research in Sub-Saharan Africa. Projects must have a clear conservation value. Preference is given to projects related to elephants.

Eligible expenses include research support; educational activities; travel costs for presentation at conferences; participation in workshops/training; and purchase of essential field equipment.

Grants are a maximum of €1,500.

APPLICATION: Applicants should be affiliated with universities, research institutes, or non-profit organizations.

Applications can be submitted in English or French. There are no restrictions by nationality or residence of applicants.

JRTF accepts applications on a continuous basis, and makes three rounds of grants per year.

About the program, and how to apply

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

Sub-Saharan Africa

The JRTF website is available in English, French, and Dutch.

JRTF posts a biography of Jana Robeyst, and a list of funded projects.

The Trust provides contact information.

December 2020