WWF’s Reforestation Grants: Supporting Communities in Regaining Ecological Integrity

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Last date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Country: 
Bangladesh
Central African Republic
India
Nepal
Pakistan
South Africa
Sri Lanka

Detailed Description

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently inviting applications from organizations for its Reforestation Grants with an aim to support communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhance human wellbeing in deforested and degraded landscapes through forest restoration.
 
Funding Information
 
A detailed project budget (not exceeding USD$20,000).
 
Eligibility Criteria
 
To be eligible for a Reforestation Grant, the following criteria must be meet:

  • Organization must be legally registered in an eligible country.
  • Organization must conduct reforestation/restoration activities in a WWF-US priority ecoregion.
  • Organization must submit all required documents by one of the application deadlines.
  • Organization must complete all grant activities before August 31, 2017.
  • The proposed project must take place at least 90 days after one of the application deadlines.
  • The proposed project must include an active learning, practical skill component, or field-based learning activity that builds skills and knowledge for local stakeholders as part of the project activities.

Priority is given to local organizations that :

  • conduct cost effective, native tree planting activities
  • focus on priority species (including tigers, forest elephants, and sloths)
  • have not yet benefited from this opportunity

How to Apply
 

For more information, please visit Reforestation Grants.

 
Eligible Countries:
 
Amazon and Tropical Andes (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname), Borneo and Sumatra (Indonesia), Coastal East Africa (Kenya, Mozambique), Congo Basin (Central African Republic, Dem. Republic of Congo, Gabon, Republic of Congo), Eastern Himalayas (Bhutan, Nepal), Greater Mekong (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam), Madagascar, Malaysia, Mesoamerican Reef (Belize, Guatemala, Honduras), Namibia, Uganda.

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