Funding brief: Each year, the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust awards a number of grants to individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning.They will have a rolling programme of areas of interest for funding, which will change for each round of applications.
For the May 2018 round of Award applications (deadline 31st March, 2018), the Trust will be accepting applications for work benefitting conservation work in coastal environments.
(For the December 2018 applications, the theme will be: reptile and amphibian conservation)
Donor Name: Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust
Funding name: No specific fund name
Deadline: The deadline for receipt of applications for the May meeting is 31st,March, 2018 and the deadline for the December meeting is 31st, October, 2018.
Funding details link: http://www.wwct.org.uk/about/grants
Funding limit: The Trust awards grants to both UK and overseas projects, and they typically range in value from £500 to £1,500. It is unlikely that the Trust would make an award for more than £1,500.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: Not found
Project duration: Not found
Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: The Awards are open to all, and each application is judged on its own merits, however there are a number of topics that the Awards Committee are particularly interested in, which are detailed below:
● Research into the ecology of rare and threatened species and habitats.
● Projects which aim to encourage increased awareness of ecology, conservation and environmental issues in local communities, and to educate people on how to develop and carry out sustainable management practices in those communities.
● Research into how human activity affects species and habitats, and how any potential human-animal conflict can be managed.
● Projects which aim to design and implement conservation education programmes.
● Research into the welfare and breeding success of animals in captivity.
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other important link:
● Apply: http://www.wwct.org.uk/award-application-form
● Form: http://www.wwct.org.uk/award-application-form
How to apply: Once you have decided to apply, simply complete the online application form (http://www.wwct.org.uk/award-application-form). You will also need to send the following supporting documentation with your application form:
● A project description, which will need to include aims, method, outcomes and conservation benefits. This should be no longer than ONE SIDE OF A4.
● A copy of your most recent CV. This should be no longer than TWO SIDES OF A4.
● An independent letter of support for your project. This should be on headed paper and should be from someone who knows you well and who is familiar with your project (see below for further information on this).
● You will be able to upload these documents on the final page of the application form.
● For those people who experience internet connectivity problems, there is the option to download a Word application form, which can be downloaded here and emailed to the Trust Secretary email@example.com with all the necessary supporting documentation. Please note that this Word form should only be used if you experience internet connectivity issues. All other applicants should use the online application form.
For those applicants who do not have access to the appropriate internet/email facilities, all documents can be sent by post to the address (Trust Secretary, Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust, Paignton Zoo, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7EU).
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