The Rufford Foundation: Inviting Applications for funding for small nature/biodiversity conservation projects and pilot programmes in developing countries.

Donor Name: The Rufford Foundation
Funding name:  Rufford Small Grants for Nature Conservation

Funding brief:  The Rufford Foundation provides funding for small nature/biodiversity conservation projects and pilot programmes in developing countries.

Deadline: Applications can be made at any time of the year and these are reviewed once all references have been received.

Funding details link:

Funding limit: A grant of up to £5,000 available for nature conservation projects.

Special Notes: On successful completion of a Rufford Small Grant, having provided satisfactory feedback and a final report, applicants are welcome to apply for a 2nd Rufford Small Grant (up to £5,000), followed by a Booster Grant (£10,000), 2nd Booster Grant (£10,000) and Completion Grant (£15,000). The details and application guidelines are set out below:
Critical components of ALL the applications further to a Rufford Small Grant
Must be directly related to the subject of any previous grants
Must have submitted interim reports and a final report on the previous grant before applying for the next grant
Must have three references, at least one of which may not have been used for the previous grant
Must include a new budget
There should be a minimum of 12 months between submitting first and subsequent applications

Project start date: Not Found

Project duration: The project should be a minimum of 12 months duration

 Eligible organization: As below

Individuals or small groups.
Projects outside the first world
Projects should focus on nature/biodiversity issues in non-first world countries
Impact must be pragmatic, measurable and long lasting
The grant must make up a significant part of the total budget
Funds must be used predominantly for field-based activities
This is the entry-level type of funding from The Rufford Foundation.
Applications are accepted from individuals or small groups.

Submission mail: N/A

Other important link:

How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website ( ).


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