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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) -- Grants for Biodiversity Conservation in Indonesia

posted Jun 21, 2015, 8:53 AM by Site Manager

The CEPF will award small grants up to US$20 thousand for conservation actions in support of the Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot, with focus on Indonesia. The deadline for letters of inquiry (in Bahasa) is 26 June 2015. Link

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) -- Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge

posted Jun 21, 2015, 8:51 AM by Site Manager

The Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge is an initiative of USAID in partnership with the National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian Institution, and TRAFFIC. The Challenge seeks effective and scalable solutions to combat wildlife trafficking around the world at all stages of innovation for both marine and terrestrial wildlife. Applications are accepted from individuals and organizations -- excluding government organizations, inter-governmental institutions, and treaty organizations. The Challenge will award prizes of US$10 thousand, and a Grand Prize of US$500 thousand. The deadline for concept notes is 30 June 2015. Link

Waterbird Society -- Grants for Wading Birds

posted Jun 21, 2015, 8:46 AM by Site Manager

The Waterbird Society offers the Kushlan and Niblet grants to advance the biology, ecology, or conservation biology of wading birds. The Kushlan award (herons, egrets, storks, ibises, and spoonbills) is a maximum of US$7 thousand; the Niblet award (terns or gulls) is up to US$1 thousand. The deadline for proposals is 15 July 2015. Link

U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation -- ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation and Innovation Program 2015

posted Jun 21, 2015, 8:30 AM by Site Manager

The ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation and Innovation Program is a partnership among ConocoPhillips, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The program makes grants for habitat restoration, water and biodiversity conservation, and innovative conservation projects in areas where ConocoPhillips has an operating presence in the USA and internationally. Grants will range from US$50 thousand to US$350 thousand. The program requires 1:1 matching resources. The deadline for proposals is 20 August 2015. Link

Campus France -- Bio-Asia 2015

posted Jun 21, 2015, 8:20 AM by Site Manager

Bio-Asia promotes French-Asian research and innovation related to biodiversity, natural substances, and bio-technologies. . Priority topics for 2015 are biodiversity; biotechnologies and health; green chemistry and biotransformation; and biomass energy. Projects must include at least one research unit from France, and at least two research units from Asian partner countries (of which at least one is in an ASEAN member state). The partner countries are Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Laos, Japan, Malaysia, Mayanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Grants are a maximum of €20 thousand per year for two years. The deadline for applications is 05 September 2015. Link

British Ecological Society -- Ecologists in Africa

posted Jun 21, 2015, 8:16 AM by Site Manager

The BES makes grants for ecologists in Africa to carry out innovative ecological research. Applicants must be scientists and citizens of a country in Africa or its associated islands; have at least an MSc or equivalent degree; be working for a university or research institution in Africa that provides basic research facilities; and carry out the research in a country in Africa or its associated islands. The maximum value of a grant is £8 thousand for research. An additional sum up to £2 thousand may be requested to fund travel to help grantees develop connections with other ecologists outside their usual peer groups. The application deadline is 11 September 2015. Link

Colorado State University -- International Training Courses for Park Rangers

posted Jun 21, 2015, 8:03 AM by Site Manager

In association with the World Ranger Congress to be held in May 2016 in Colorado (USA), the Center for Protected Area Management at Colorado State University will be organizing two nine-day ranger training courses, in English and in Spanish. These courses will offer applied learning opportunities for rangers from around the world, and provide them with an extended technical visit to a variety of types of protected areas demonstrating different management approaches in the western USA. Colorado State University encourages all interested rangers to apply and indicate if they have secured funding, potential funding, or no funding options at present. The university will work with selected applicants to seek funding options from a variety of conservation funders. The application deadline is 31 October 2015. Link

Golden Turtle -- Competition in Wildlife Photography

posted Jun 21, 2015, 8:01 AM by Site Manager

The Golden Turtle photo contest aims to recognize outstanding wildlife photography in Russia and internationally. The contest has multiple categories and a total prize fund of US$80 thousand. The official languages of the competition are Russian and English. The closing date is 31 October 2015. Link

Audubon Naturalist Society -- Small Grants for Conservation

posted Jun 21, 2015, 7:56 AM by Site Manager

The Crowder-Messersmith Conservation Fund makes grants for local conservation projects in developing countries. The grants are intended as seed money for communities and individuals. The Fund especially invites applications from the developing countries. Grants are a maximum of US$2 thousand for one year. Applications are accepted from 01 September 2015 through 15 December 2015. Link

Australia and Pacific Science Foundation -- Grants 2016

posted Jun 21, 2015, 7:54 AM by Site Manager

The APSF makes research grants in ecology, biodiversity, and life sciences in Australia and the Southwest Pacific region. Grants are awarded to institutions within Australia or other countries of the Southwest Pacific region for activities within those countries or within the region. Most grants are up to A$15 thousand per year for up to three years. Applications are due 04 March 2016. Link

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