Latest 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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RSG Conferences 2018/19

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 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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PRISM, a new evaluation toolkit, has been launched to help conservation practitioners improve the way they evaluate the outcomes and impacts of their projects.

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 08:17

What is PRISM?

PRISM is a toolkit that aims to support small/medium-sized conservation projects to evaluate the outcomes and impacts of their work.

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EARTHCORPS IS HIRING 2018 INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:35

Do you know a young adult who is working in the environmental field and is looking for an opportunity to advance their career?

Perhaps EarthCorps is right for them!

EarthCorps is accepting applications for international participants to train in Seattle, Washington, USA from June - December 2018.

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Fundacion Biodiversa Colombia Winner of Caracol TV Environmental Protection Award 2017

Thu, 14/09/2017 - 09:31

We are honored to share with you the wonderful news that Fundación Biodiversa Colombia was the winner of Caracol TV Environmental Protection Awards 2017 in the “medium and small business” category! This is a recognition for nearly ten years work to save the forests, the wetlands and the endangered and endemic species that inhabit the Barbacoas area in the Middle Magdalena Valley of Colombia.

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Future conferences

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