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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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NEWS

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

Nepal

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 10:49

With immediate effect we will cease accepting applications from Nepal whilst we conduct a fraud investigation with the relevant authorities.

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New Funding Restrictions Introduced for Certain Countries

Tue, 04/09/2018 - 06:53

Due to increased demand for grants via The Rufford Small Grants Programme coupled with a limited amount of funding available, The Rufford Foundation has introduced new restrictions for a number of countries that have already received significant support from the programme. These apply to Argentina, Benin, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Montenegro and Serbia.

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Conferences

Future Conferences

September 2018 - Serbia - Contact Ana Curic: anna.curic@live.com (https://epnbalkans.com/)

October 2018 - Vietnam - Contact Bao Nguyen: birdvietnam@gmail.com

November 2018 - Costa Rica - Contact Damian Fernandez: damian.martinezcr@gmail.com

December 2018 - Kenya - Contact Alphonse: karenzilife@gmail.com

January 2019 - Guatemala - Contact Alerick Pacay: apacay@semillasdeloceano.com

January 2019 - Galapagos - Contact Robert Lamb: rufford.galapagos@gmail.com (www.ruffordgalapagos.weebly.com)

February 2019 - India - Contact Rajat Ramakant Nayak: rajat@feralindia.org

March 2019 - Kazakstan - Contact Svetlana: baskakova2008@mail.ru

July 2019 - Malawi - Contact Emma: emma@conservationresearchafrica.org

February 2020 - Philippines - Contact Gonzalo Araujo: Ulibc@gmail.com