Latest News

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

New Conferences for 2014/2015

Mon, 06/01/2014 - 11:13

There are new conferences for 2014/15!

If you would like more information or would like to attend please email the following contacts:

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Whale Sanctuary in Uruguay Approved: Rodrigo Garcia Pingaro, OCC

Fri, 20/09/2013 - 06:25

The Uruguayan Parliament unanimously approved a protected whale sanctuary in Uruguay earlier this month.

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Season 2 of National Geographic's UNESCO World Heritage Series

Thu, 23/05/2013 - 08:46

I am Lena Celeste Iryanti-Lewis, a development producer with Infocus Asia here in Singapore. We are currently producing Season 2 of National Geographic's UNESCO World Heritage Series:

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The Arctic

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 10:57

Is anyone working in the Arctic or know someone who is? If so please contact

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Thu, 04/10/2012 - 07:26

Following the success of the Rufford conferences in Nepal, Armenia, Bolivia/Peru & Cuba we are looking to repeat this in other countries.

Do you think that YOU are able to gather a minimum of 20 RSG recipients together, plan a 2 day conference where each presents their work and then chair a debate / discussion on the presentation?

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TV Programme

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 14:24

The Rufford Foundation is looking for past recipients of a RSG to feature in a documentary. You must be charismatic and have a solid story about what you have achieved with your grant. Have you discovered a new species? Have you saved a species from extinction? Have you crossed political boundaries in order to achieve your project? We need the strongest stories with great successes.

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Rufford Foundation now on Facebook & Twitter

Mon, 19/03/2012 - 10:46

You will now find Rufford Foundation on Facebook and Twitter.

To make discussions available to a wider audience, the RSGF forums have moved to our Facebook page.

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Videos Please!!

Tue, 13/03/2012 - 09:58

We are now able to show your project videos on your webpage and also on a special Project Video page, which you can find under Funded Projects. Please send them along with updates, pictures and reports.

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Upcoming conferences

April 2017 Colombia - Contact Angela Maldonado:

April 2017 Ranthambore, India - Contact Rajat Nayak:

May 2017 Turkey - Contact Okan Urker:

October 2017 Argentina - Contact Sofia Nanni:

November 2017 Belize - Contact Louise at Blue Ventures:

November 2017 Namibia - Contact Rachel Cooper-Bohannon: