The Rufford Foundation is a UK based charity. Our main remit is to offer Rufford Small Grants for nature conservation projects in the developing world. There are five stages of funding available.

On this website you can track the progress of hundreds of supported projects around the world, and use the online application procedure to submit new projects..

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Leela has been selected as one of the Top 10 2014 CNN Heroes

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Conferences

Following on from the RSG conferences over the last two years we are looking for previous grant recipients to hold more of these in their own country.

We are particularly looking at holding conferences in the following countries:

Mexico
South America
Russia
China

If you can arrange and host a two / three day forum for RSG recipients please contact josh@rufford.org

Call for Applications

Project Development, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Workshop Organized by: Conservation Leadership Programme and Fauna & Flora International Supported by: The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund 27 - 31 October, 2014 Bahir Dar, Ethiopia