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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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RSG Conferences 2018/19

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 14:14

We encourage all grantees to attend a recipients conference in a country close by. Below you will find the upcoming venues.

These gatherings are the perfect opportunity to network, share your results with other conservationists and meet new friends. Usually 2 or 3 days with presentations, talks, ideas and often a project visit.

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Future Conferences

April 2018 - Ukraine - Contact Oleks:

July 2018 - Indonesia -Contact Wilson Novarino:

September 2018 - India - Contact Rajat Ramakant Nayak:

September 2018 - Serbia - Contact Ana Curic: (

October 2018 - Vietnam - Contact Bao Nguyen:

November 2018 - Costa Rica - Contact Damian Fernandez:

January 2019 - Guatemala - Contact Alerick Pacay:

January 2019 - Galapagos - Contact Robert Lamb: