Funding brief: The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF) provides financial resources to early career scientists/conservationists and non-profit organizations to carry out vital field conservation and research work in Africa.
The trust fund wishes to support scientists financially on a small scale, with amounts up to a maximum of 1500 euro per application. It is often difficult for researchers to find funding for small projects. They would also fund travel to a seminar and the purchase of equipment.
What project is eligible for funding?
● Eligible project will have a clear conservation value and be based in a country in sub-Saharan Africa.
● Preference will go to projects in relation with elephants. Education projects will also be considered.
● Travel costs for presentation of the project at a conference, or participation to workshop/training program will also be considered.
● Purchase of field equipment if they are essential in completing field work.
What project is not eligible for funding?
● Pure research will not be funded. Research project will be considered if they demonstrate applied benefit to conservation and/or target an identified conservation need.
● Living costs, thesis production costs, retrospective costs, fundraising costs, and payment of a debt will not be considered for funding.
● Office equipment and participation to internship and volunteer program will not be considered unless they are essential in completing field work or benefit an identified conservation need.
Donor Name: The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF)
Funding name: No specific fund name
Deadline: 30th, April, 31st, August and 31st, December of each year.
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Funding limit: Small grants will be awarded up to a maximum of 1,500 euro.
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
● The JRTF aims to provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with a clear conservation value. This funding program is open to individuals or organizations for projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
● They accept projects related to the conservation of mammals and especially (forest) elephants. Applicants can be based anywhere in the world.
● Both successful and unsuccessful applicants are welcome to apply again 12 months after the submission.
Eligible Country: Applicants can be based anywhere in the world.
Submission mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply: Interested applicants should submit the grant form in English or French. Additional information may be provided in separate attachments. We will request: – The grant form fully completed
– CV with the contact details of two references (if one letter of reference is send with the application, the referees will not be contacted, the referees need to have professional email addresses).
– The application must be send through a professional email address (not Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.). If not possible, please send a proof of affiliation with a university, research institution or non-profit organization. Applications should be send in word format to the email address (email@example.com) provided in the contact details with the mention “Grant Application chosen deadline your name”
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