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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 3000 projects in 155 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.

Tracks in a Tiger Economy

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 06:50

Malaysia has a decision to make: industrialization in the short-term or environmental preservation for the long-term. "Tracks in a Tiger Economy" looks at the challenges of protecting the endangered Malayan tiger in the wild, and demonstrates the vital connection between wildlife conservation and sustainable socio-economic development for this Southeast Asian nation.

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Future for Nature Awards 2017

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 07:35

To promote young conservationists in doing their job and to help them develop their precious work to save nature and wildlife, we award each year three conservationists with a prize of 50.000 euros for their incredible work.

Now, the applications for 2017 are open!

Our question to you is if you can spread the message so we can reach as many people as possible!

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RSG Conferences 2016

Mon, 21/03/2016 - 10:31

We are looking to hold small, in country conferences with past recipients (particularly in Cambodia, Russia, Botswana, Namibia, Argentina, Colombia and Mozambique). If you would like to organise one please contact: josh@rufford.org

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

November 2016 Sri Lanka - Contact Lalith: bcssl@yahoo.com

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Conferences

Upcoming conferences

November 2016 Sri Lanka - Contact Lalith: bcssl@yahoo.com

January 2017 Recife, Brazil - Contact Pedro Henrique Pereira: Pedrohcp2@yahoo.com.br

January 2017 China - Contact Paras: ecoparas@yahoo.co.uk, ecoparas@gmail.com

February 2017 Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - Contact Mshana John: Mshanajohn1@suanet.ac.tz

Past conferences: