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Commission for Environmental Cooperation — Monarch Conservation Toolbox

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) offers website aimed at increasing participation in conservation efforts for Monarch butterfly conservation. Farmers, landowners and the general public can explore opportunities to receive financial support to create and/or preserve monarch habitat in Canada, Mexico and the United States. There is no specific deadline. Each incentive program has different eligibility criteria and submission requirements. Explore the incentive programs

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Protecting the Cerrado in Brazil

The CEPF calls for proposals that contribute towards the conservation of the Cerrado Biodiversity Hotspot in Brazil. CEPF posts the ecosystem profile, and a list of key biodiversity areas, in the announcement. Eligibility for funding extends to community groups and associations, NGOs, private enterprises, universities, research institutes, and other civil society organizations. Small grants are less than US$50 thousand. Large grants are up to US$200 thousand. CEPF will accept letters of inquiry (English, Portuguese) through 12 December 2018. Details

Organization for Tropical Studies — Research Scholarships 2019

The OTS manages a research fellowship program to support field research in tropical biology and related fields. The program offers three types of awards: pilot awards for exploratory research; thesis research fellowships; and ECTS-GS fellowships. Most awards are restricted to three OTS field stations in Costa Rica. Exceptions are one annual fellowship for research at the Cocha Cashu field station in Peru, and the Hovore-Horn Entomology awards in any Latin American country. Proposals may be submitted in English or Spanish. The application deadlines are 01 March and 01 October each year. Link

Belmont Forum — Research for Ocean Sustainability

The Belmont Forum calls for global partnerships of academics and non-academics to address conservation and the sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. This call aims to support medium-size research projects with a direction of three to four years, with a recommended budget of up to €1.5 million. Research consortia must include at least three participating partner organizations established in three different countries to be eligible under this call. Participating countries are: Brazil, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Japan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, USA, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Comoros and Madagascar. The deadline for pre-registration (mandatory) is 31 January 2019. More

International Primatological Society — Primate Conservation, Research, and Education

IPS makes grants to support primate conservation in the field; primate care in captivity; conservation education; and conservation training. Applicants for the Southwick Award (conservation education) and the Galante Award (training) must be residents of habitat countries. Grants range from US$1,000 to US$2,500. The annual deadline for applications in all categories is 01 March of each year. About

BiodivERsA — Biodiversity and its Influence on Health

BiodivERsA announces its call on theme “Biodiversity and its Influence on Animal, Human and Plant Health”. The call aims at supporting transnational research projects jointly addressing issues at the nexus of biodiversity and animal, human and/ or plant health (including biological diversity; effects of global change factors; and biodiversity benefits). The participating countries in this call are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Switzerland. (Note: Region Guadeloupe may allow the participation of teams from the Caribbean basin.) The total amount for this call is €9 million. Scientific research projects must be performed by eligible research organisations (profit and non-profit). Pre-proposals have to be submitted by 16 November 2018. More

Inter-American Development Bank — Funding for Blue Economy Proposals

The IDB seeks firms and organizations looking to pilot and scale up business models that use cutting edge technologies to contribute to the sustainable management of oceans, marine ecosystems and coastal resources. The funding requests (technical assistance) should be within a range of US$150 thousand to US$500 thousand. Proposals for loans should be within a range of US$500 thousand to US$2 million. The Blue Tech Challenge seeks to support business models that apply new technologies to deliver products and/or solutions in: Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The submission deadline is 30 November 2018. Find the Blue Tech Challenge

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education — Research for Development Proposals

IHE Delft announces a call for “Research for Development Proposals led by Institutes from Developing Countries”. The purpose of this call is to encourage collaboration between researchers from developing countries and to stimulate problem-orientated research to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to water and development. Projects may apply for €100 thousand and should address one or more of the following themes: (i) Gender and inclusiveness in relation to water and development; (ii) Efficient water management, particularly in the agricultural sector; (iii) Improved catchment area management and safe deltas; (iv) Access to clean drinking water and basic sanitation; (v) Water diplomacy. Eligible countries and regions from the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and South Asia are listed in the announcement. Proposals have to be submitted by 31 October 2018. Find the announcement

Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation — Blockchain Use Cases in Agriculture

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) calls for proposals to support the implementation blockchain technology to support activities and businesses in the agri-food sector in Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific countries. A maximum of six €60 thousand grants will be awarded. Private or civil society organisations, and international organisations with the necessary expertise are invited to apply. Applications must be submitted by 12 November 2018. Find the call

Association of Field Ornithologists — Bergstrom Grants for Avian Research in the Americas

The Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO) is dedicated to the scientific study and dissemination of information about birds in their natural habitats. The Alexander Bergstrom Memorial Research Awards support avian research in the U.S./Canada and Latin America. Grants are up to US$1,500. Applicants and/or their primary research supervisors must be members of the AFO. Application deadlines are 15 January for USA/Canada, and 15 July for Latin America. See the grant opportunity