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Auckland Zoo -- Small Conservation Grants

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:26 AM by Site Manager

The Auckland Zoo manages a Conservation Fund Small Grants Program to support ongoing projects and pilot programs with clear conservation value. Eligibility for funding extends to individuals and organizations for projects in New Zealand and in the developing world. Grants are up to NZD$5 thousand, but are usually in the range of NZD$1 thousand to NZD$3 thousand. The next application deadline is 17 May 2015. Link

Zoological Society of London -- EDGE Fellowships 2015

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:15 AM by Site Manager

ZSL’s EDGE of Existence Program provides fellowships for two-year projects in research and conservation of EDGE (Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered) mammals, amphibians, corals, and birds. The program is open to early-career conservation biologists who are nationals or residents of the country in which the EDGE species occur. EDGE Fellows receive a grant of up to £8 thousand; an opportunity to attend two regional training courses and to undertake online modules in relevant topics; and one-to-one support from a scientific advisor. The application deadline is 15 June 2015. Link

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- Conservation of Amphibians in Decline 2015

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:11 AM by Site Manager

Amphibians in Decline supports activities that address threats to frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians that face an unprecedented threat of extinction. Species should meet the criteria to be listed as Critically Endangered or Endangered on IUCN's Red List. Eligibility for grants extends to individuals, multi-national secretariats, government units (all levels), nonprofit NGOs, and institutions of higher education. Preference is for proposals that request less than US$25 thousand. The closing date for applications is 19 June 2015. Link

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund 2015

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:10 AM by Site Manager

The Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund makes grants for projects that conserve the world’s most endangered species. Species eligible for funding are those that face a very high risk of extinction in the immediate future; that are not located in North America or high-income countries of Europe; and that are not included in other USFWS programs. Eligibility for grants is unrestricted. The USFWS favors proposals that request under US$25 thousand, and that contribute complementary resources. The deadline for applications is 19 June 2015. Link

Pacsafe Turtle Fund -- Grants for Conservation of Sea Turtles 2016

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:04 AM by Site Manager

The Pacsafe Turtle Fund supports the worldwide conservation of endangered sea turtles such as the leatherback, loggerhead, green, and hawksbill turtles. Applicants contact Pacsafe to request project criteria and an application form. The next application period is 01 August 2015 through 31 August 2015. Link

American Museum of Natural History -- Ornithology Research

posted Apr 20, 2015, 2:55 AM by Site Manager

The Frank M. Chapman Memorial Fund supports ornithological research anywhere in the world. There is one competition per year for fellowships and two categories of grants. Most grants range from US$500 to US$2 thousand. Fellowships are for 1-2 years of research in avian systematics, evolution, and biogeography in residence at the American Museum of Natural History. The application deadline is 15 November each year. Link

British Ornithologists' Union -- Grants and Bursaries 2016

posted Apr 20, 2015, 2:53 AM by Site Manager

The BOU invites amateurs and professionals to apply for its Small Ornithological Research Grants. Research grants are up to £2,000 to support small projects outright, or to partly fund medium-sized programs. Grants are on any aspect of ornithological research in the UK and worldwide. The BOU also offers Career Development Bursaries to support short-term research positions of young and early-career ornithologists in any country. The closing date is 30 November 2015. (Revised guidelines and an application form will be available from 1 July 2015.) Link

Christensen Fund -- Grants for Biodiversity and Cultural Diversity 2015

posted Apr 12, 2015, 6:27 AM by Site Manager

The Christensen Fund makes grants to indigenous-led and community-based organizations for projects that combine biodiversity with cultural diversity. Pre-proposals are accepted for consideration in the following programs: African Rift Valley; Central Asia; Northwest Mexico; Melanesia; Global; and San Francisco Bay Area. Most grants are in the range of US$50 thousand to US$100 thousand for one or two years. The application period is 01 September through 30 September. Link

Erik Hosking Charitable Trust -- Writing, Photos, and Art about Birds and Natural History

posted Apr 12, 2015, 6:25 AM by Site Manager

The Erik Hosking Trust supports projects of scientific and conservation value on birds and other subjects of natural history through the media of writing, photography, painting, and illustration. Grants of up to £750 may be awarded to suitable candidates from any country. The application deadline is 30 September each year. Link

UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Program – Young Scientist Awards 2016

posted Apr 12, 2015, 6:20 AM by Site Manager

UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) program makes grants for conservation research through its Young Scientists Awards. Priority is for projects carried out in the world's biosphere reserves. Awards are up to US$5 thousand in support of research on ecosystems, natural resources, and biodiversity. The deadline for applications (English, French) is 31 October 2015. Link

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