New! Conservation Grants for ASAP Species

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ASAP launches second grant scheme: ASAP Species Conservation Grants The IUCN SSC Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP) has today launched a second new grant scheme dedicated to ASAP species conservation. The ASAP Species Conservation Grants will target neglected ASAP species that lack the conservation attention they desperately need. The new scheme is in addition to the Rapid Action Fund which was launched in May. Both are dedicated to the conservation of ASAP species and are only available to ASAP Partners….

ASAP launches its first small grant scheme

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ASAP launches its first small grant scheme for Southeast Asian species on the brink of extinction   The IUCN SSC Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP), with support from Fondation Segré, has launched a Rapid Action Fund for tackling the extinction crisis in Southeast Asia. Small grants are now available for urgent conservation action that focuses on Critically Endangered land and freshwater vertebrate species found in Southeast Asia (ASAP species). These are the first grants to come from ASAP, marking a…

Top conservation scholarships!

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Conservation Careers  have put together a brilliant list of 60 conservation scholarships to take financial barriers away from career success for conservationists. Meet the scholarships here!  They say: At Conservation Careers, we know that money can be a big barrier, and sometimes even prevent talented conservationists from furthering their careers. But we believe all conservationists should be able to pursue the best training opportunities, have the best experiences, conduct meaningful research and lead impactful conservation projects. We hope this list…

The 2nd International Mahseer Conference 2020

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The 2nd International Mahseer Conference 2020 will be held at Maejo University on the 11th to 15th of February 2020. The focus of the meeting will be to share the latest research results, build up bonds of collaboration and promote the development of studies on Mahseers. The conference will include oral presentations and posters, and will feature a field excursion to Mae-Ngao River, Mehongson Province. Important dates Abstract submission deadline: October 31, 2019 Abstract submission notification: November 15, 2019 Full…

Masters in Conservation Leadership (University of Cambridge)

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The Cambridge Masters in Conservation Leadership is now accepting applications! The program is a ground-breaking course that equips students with the applied leadership and management skills needed to create positive change in conservation. A unique feature of the course is its delivery by a collaboration between the University of Cambridge and nine leading conservation organisations, which together comprise the Cambridge Conservation Initiative. The curriculum combines taught modules with hands-on experiential learning through a group consultancy and an individual professional placement…

Rainforest Trust Call for Proposals to Protect Key Biodiversity Areas – Deadline for Draft proposals: 1 October 2019

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Rainforest Trust works with local conservation organizations across the tropics to create new protected areas. As a member of the KBA Partnership, Rainforest Trust has committed to identifying, mapping, monitoring and protecting the most important places for life on Earth. As an organization, we are especially focused on projects in KBAs with globally significant populations of Critically Endangered (CR) and Endangered (EN) species. To this end, Rainforest Trust wishes to explore partnerships with local conservation organizations interested in establishing new…

Funding Opportunity: Taronga’s Field Conservation Grants (2019-2021)

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Taronga’s Field Conservation Grants give funding and support to conservation projects that help wildlife, habitats and communities all over the world. Every two years, Taronga Conservation Society Australia awards funding to projects and programs that demonstrate measurable conservation outcomes in the field — anywhere in the world. Proposal submission dates: From 01 to 31 July 2019, 5pm AEST. Amount: up to $20,000 Taronga Field Conservation Grants are open to NGOs, community groups and individuals who have a new or established…

Funding Opportunity: Fostering Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable Livelihoods and Civil Society in Lao PDR – Deadline extended to 21st June 2019!

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Fostering Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable Livelihoods and Civil Society in Lao PDR The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Asia Regional Office is pleased to announce a call for proposal for projects addressing the theme of biodiversity conservation, sustainable livelihoods, waste management, and/or the strengthening of civil society organisations working in these thematic areas. This call is open to NGOs and CSOs that are registered and headquartered in Lao PDR. NGOs and CSOs that are registered and headquartered abroad are…

Funding Opportunity: Save Our Species (SOS) Gibbons, call for proposals open!

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Save Our Species (SOS) Gibbons has announced their call for proposals is open! SOS Gibbons SOS Online Portal The objectives of this initiative are to catalyse gibbon conservation through a series of activities including channelling funding for gibbons to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), additional conservation planning to determine national priorities, supporting knowledge transfer on experiences among conservationists and communications activities to raise public awareness on the benefits to species, habitats and communities from conserving gibbons. Priority funding will be given…

Interactive Grant Writing Workshop with the National Geographic Society

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Interactive Grant Writing Workshop with the National Geographic Society. Kuala Lumpur, July 26 & 27 The National Geographic Society (NGS) will be hosting an in-person and interactive workshop to assist potential applicants in developing project ideas and application materials while fostering collaboration and innovation. This 1.5 day workshop will be held on July 26 and 27, 2019, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The workshop is free for participants and NGS will cover meals on workshop days for workshop attendees (breakfast, lunch…