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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 5000 projects in over 150 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.

RSG Conferences 2020/21

Thu, 06/08/2020 - 06:42

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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EDGE of Existence Programme Accepting Applications

Mon, 27/07/2020 - 06:40

Zoological Society of London’s EDGE of Existence Programme is now accepting applications for 2021-2023 EDGE Fellowships. This cohort is focused on candidates from Latin America, Caribbean and Pacific islands.

The EDGE Fellowship

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Oryx -The International Journal of Conservation will soon be Open Access thanks to The Rufford Foundation

Tue, 14/07/2020 - 13:43

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is excited to announce that Oryx will be a fully open access journal as of 1 January 2021! FFI has worked with various teams at their headquarters and publisher Cambridge University Press over the last year and, thanks to the generous support of The Rufford Foundation, they are now beginning the transition to open access.

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Future for Nature Awards 2021

Fri, 19/06/2020 - 10:10

Are you a young nature conservationist? Do you combine passion with action to create concrete results in your work protecting species of wild animals and plants? Apply for the Future For Nature Awards of 2021 before the 15th September 2020!

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Conferences

Future Conferences

October 2020 - Mozambique - Contact Alphonse Karenzi: karenzilife@gmail.com

November 2020 - Mexico (La Paz) - (Rescheduled from April 2020) - Contact Agnese Mancini: agnes@grupotortuguero.org

December 2020 - Rwanda - Contact Alphonse Karenzi: karenzilife@gmail.com

2021 - Brazil - (Rescheduled from May & October 2020) - Contact Pedro: pedrohcp2@yahoo.com.br

January 2021 - Myanmar - (Rescheduled from November 2020) - Contact Jasmine: jassie.jasmine@gmail.com

February 2021 - Comoros Islands - (Rescheduled from April 2020) - Contact Alphonse Karenzi: karenzilife@gmail.com

February 2021 - Costa Rica - Contact Damian: damian.martinezcr@gmail.com

February 2021 - Honduras (Roatan) - (Rescheduled from March 2020) - Contact Alerick Pacay: apacay@semillasdeloceano.com

April 2021 - India (Udipur) - (Rescheduled from September 2020) - Contact Rajat Nayak: rajat27404@gmail.com

May 2021 - Turkey - (Rescheduled from May 2020) - Contact Ana Ćurić: rufford.conference@gmail.com or visit www.turkey2020con.com

September 2021 - Nicaragua - (TO BE CONFIRMED) - Contact: Joelle: eliscientific@gmail.com

October 2021 - Russia (Moscow) - (Rescheduled from October 2020) - Contact Svetlana: baskakova2008@mail.ru or https://rufford-conference.nethouse.ru/page/1346195

November 2021 - El Salvador - (TO BE CONFIRMED) - Contact: Melissa: melissa.rg784@gmail.com