Small Conservation Grant Program

Jana Robeyst Trust Fund

Relevent Country: Egypt

Applications are now open for the Jana Robeyst Trust Fund’s Small Conservation Grant program that provides financial resources to early career biologists/conservationists to carry out vital field conservation and research work in Africa.

Funding Information

  • Small grants will be awarded up to a maximum of 1,500 euro.

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, salary’s, 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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.