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About the Grants

The Rufford Foundation is a UK registered charity which funds nature conservation projects across the developing world. To date the Foundation has awarded grants to over 4000 projects in 156 countries.

There are five stages of funding and applications from conservationists are welcome through the dedicated website.

Through its Conference programme, the Foundation encourages the sharing of knowledge and best practice throughout the conservation world.

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NEWS

Read the news from the Rufford Small Grants Foundation and supported projects. You can see the latest updates from projects here.

Whitley Award 2017

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 06:52

Sanjay Gubbi was recently recognized with the Whitley Award, along with five others, at an impressive ceremony at The Royal Geographic Society, London.

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RSG Conferences 2017/18

Fri, 19/05/2017 - 10:31

In the future, we are looking to hold small, in country conferences with past recipients (particularly in Uruguay, Russia, Botswana, Indonesia, Philippines, Serbia, Costa Rica, and Galapagos/Ecuador). If you would like to organise one please contact: josh@rufford.org

Alternatively, these are the up and coming conferences and contact details:

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New conservation legislation for River dolphins and Amazon manatees in Peru

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 08:50

The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) has pre-approved the National Action Plan for the Conservation of River Dolphins (Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia fluviatilis) and the Amazonian Manatee (Trichechus inunguis). This bill will be available for review for 30 days at the following link: goo.gl/0jPqaQ. Suggestions will be accepted until May 21st, 2017.

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Conferences

October 2017 - Argentina - Contact Sofia Nanni: sofiananni@gmail.com

November 2017 - Belize - Contact Louise at Blue Ventures: louisejasper@gmail.com

November 2017 - Namibia - Contact Rachel Cooper-Bohannon: rachael@batswithoutborders.org

January 2018 - Cambodia - Contact Jeanne McKay: jeanne.e.mckay@gmail.com

January 2018 - Uganda - Contact Alphonse: karenzilife@gmail.com

April 2018 - Ukraine - Contact Oleks: oleksandrzinenko@gmail.com