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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.

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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Request for Help with Internet Campaign

Tue, 26/05/2020 - 10:50

We have launched an internet campaign to explore which animals frighten us the most. The campaign is entitled Lost in the Wilderness and can be found at the following site (available in English, French, Dutch and Spanish):

https://www.biodiful.org/#/

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RSG Conferences 2020/21

Tue, 19/05/2020 - 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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EE30 Under 30 Leadership Program Nominations Open

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 09:11

Do you know a young leader who deserves to be recognized for their work building a sustainable future?

Are you under 30 and leading change in your own community?

The North American Association for Environmental Education has once again opened the global search for EE 30 Under 30 - 30 game-changing leaders under

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Conferences

Future Conferences

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

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

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

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

November 2020 - Myammar - Contact Jasmine: jassie.jasmine@gmail.com

December 2020 - Rwanda - Contact Alphonse Karenzi: karenzilife@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

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