Aeon Environmental Foundation: Environmental Conservation (Asia) http://www.aeon.info/ef/
The Aeon Environmental Foundation makes grants for projects in environmental conservation in Japan, Southeast Asia, China, and sometimes other developing countries. Themes include tree planting, wildlife conservation, reduction of greenhouse gases, resource recycling, and others. Some grant-making programs are for Japan only; other programs invite international applicants. Applications have to be submitted in Japanese language. Most grants are about ¥1 million. Annual application deadline.
African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement: Waterbird Conservation (Africa and Eurasia) http://www.unep-aewa.org/activities/small_grants_fund/index.htm
The AEWA is an international convention that administers a Small Grants Fund for conservation of waterbirds and their habitats in the developing countries covered by the treaty. Grants are to national governmental and non-governmental organizations in the developing countries of the AEWA. Each call for proposals specifies eligibility criteria. Grant funding for any single project does not exceed €25,000. Annual application deadline.
Alexander Abraham Foundation: Environmental Conservation (Africa and Asia) http://aabrahamfoundation.org/cms/
The Alexander Abraham Foundation makes grants to conserve the environment and defend wildlife. Themes include wildlife protection, animal welfare, habitat conservation, ecotourism, and alternative sources of income to support conservation.Grants are made to conservation researchers and NGOs, mainly in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Most grants range from US$1,000 to US$50,000. Grant seekers send a brief profile to be reviewed by the Foundation; there is no calendar deadline.
Arcus Foundation: Conservation of the Great Apes http://www.arcusfoundation.org/pages_3/ga_fund.cfm
The Great Apes Program at the Arcus Foundation makes grants for conservation projects and policy advocacy that promote the survival of the great apes in the wild and in sanctuaries. The Foundation’s support is limited to activities that impact gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, bonobos and gibbons. Applicants are tax-exempt organizations in the USA and internationally. Arcus does not make grants to individuals. Grant size is highly variable. Arcus accepts letters of inquiry and grant proposals throughout the year.
Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund: Waterbird Conservation (East Asia) http://www.wwf.org.hk/en/whatwedo/conservation/wetlands/flyway/ Administered by WWF in Hong Kong, the Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund provides financial support to waterbird conservation projects in the East Asia – Australasian Flyway.
The Fund supports groups such as NGOs and community organizations, and academic and research institutes. Grants do not exceed US$4,000 per project. Annual application deadline.
Aveda Earth Fund: Community-Based Environmental Projects http://www.aveda.com/aboutaveda/earth_fund.tmpl?ngextredir=1
The Aveda Earth Fund supports projects for ecological and social well-being of communities where Aveda does business. Interests include climate change, habitat distribution and loss of species, toxins in the environment, waste generation, and air pollution. The Fund favors community-based environmental projects that incorporate a strong social component. Aveda’s grants are to tax-exempt nonprofit organizations in the USA and to organizations in other countries that have equivalent charitable status.
Most grants are between US$5 thousand and US$25 thousand (for one year). Aveda reviews letters of inquiry twice a year.
Beneficia Foundation: Biodiversity Conservation http://www.beneficiafoundation.org/index.htm
The Beneficia Foundation makes grants for international biodiversity conservation. Themes include actions in favor of conservation in the Biodiversity Hot Spots (as defined by Conservation International), with emphasis on tropical and marine ecosystems.
Most grant recipients are conservation NGOs, zoos and botanical gardens, and foundations and trusts in the USA which are active in international biodiversity conservation. Grants generally range from US$10,000 to US$50,000. Annual application deadline.
Biodiversity Foundation: Biodiversity Conservation http://www.fundacion-biodiversidad.es/
The Biodiversity Foundation (Fundación Biodiversidad) is a public foundation of Spain’s Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs. The Foundation funds projects in Spain and internationally in themes of biodiversity, climate change, and sustainable development.
Most international cooperation projects are in Latin America, and to a lesser extent in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, there are no geographical restrictions. Grants in international cooperation are open to Spanish organizations; nonprofit organizations in EU countries; nonprofit organizations in developing countries with international support from Spain (e.g., through AECID); and international organizations. Grants are not larger than €150 thousand per project. The Foundation has an annual call for proposals.
Bromley Trust: Environmental Conservation http://www.thebromleytrust.org.uk/
The Bromley Trust funds a program area in conservation and sustainability. Themes include conservation of wildlife and birds; countering deforestation; and land rights of marginalized communities. Grants are made to or through UK registered charities. The Trust does not fund individuals. Most grants range from £5,000 to £20,000. Grant seekers fill out a questionnaire, which is reviewed by the Trust. There is no calendar deadline.
Christensen Fund: Environmental Conservation Integrated with Cultural Diversity http://www.christensenfund.org/
The Christensen Fund makes grants at the interface between natural environments and human cultures.
Themes include indigenous systems for managing land and natural resources; agro-biodiversity; media and events to share practical information on bio-cultural diversity; and relationships between culture and environment under rapid change.
Grant making is organized by bio-cultural regions. Applicants are tax-exempt organizations in the USA, and organizations in other countries that have equivalent status. The Fund does not make grants to individuals (except scholarships).
Most first-time grants range from US$50,000 to US$100,000 (for 1-2 years). The Fund awards grants all year, but it encourages grant seekers to submit inquiries and pre-proposals before its semi-annual (twice a year) calendar deadlines.
Conservation and Research Foundation: Environmental Conservation http://conservationresearch.wordpress.com/
The CRF offers seed grants promoting the conservation of energy and natural resources, and the limitation of population growth. Interests include the biodiversity of plant and animal species, and of their terrestrial and aquatic habitats, in developing countries.
Most grants are to nonprofit conservation organizations, research institutes, and environmental education programs. Grants are usually between US$500 and US$5,000. Grant seekers send an initial short letter of inquiry to the Foundation’s postal address. Letters are reviewed throughout the year.
Conservation, Food, and Health Foundation: Environmental Conservation http://cfhfoundation.grantsmanagement08.com/
The Conservation, Food, and Health Foundation makes grants in support of protecting ecosytems and biodiversity, sustainable agriculture, and health-related aspects of natural resources (e.g., clean water supply). All developing regions are eligible, except for the former Soviet Union and former Eastern Bloc countries of Europe. Grant recipients are tax-exempt nonprofit organizations in the USA, and organizations elsewhere which have equivalent status. Most grants range from US$25,000 to US$50,000. Two application deadlines each year. Continuar leyendo ‘Funding for Conservation and Sustainable Development’