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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IMPORTANT NEW CHANGES TO GRANTS!!

With immediate effect the funding available for first and second Rufford Small Grants will be up to £5000 and for Booster Grants it will be up to £10,000. Any application currently in our system will be reviewed under the old structure.

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
Southern Africa
South America
Russia
China

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

Approval by the Government of Chile of the Largest Marine Protected Area (MPA) in continental Chile

Finally!! The approval by the government of Chile of the largest Marine Protected Area (MPA) in continental Chile is a boost to conservation efforts for blue whales and dolphins:

http://shar.es/F8Z5L

Video about Tic Toc MPA

http://bit.ly/1kgsLRL

http://www.rufford.org/rsg/projects/dr_rodrigo_hucke_gaete