Conservation Action Now (CAN) Grant Open for Applications
This annual grant supports the conservation of endangered species, habitats and their surrounding communities around the world through species preservation, research and education.
Oklahoma City Zoo is a zoological park in Oklahoma, United States, and funds global nature conservation projects to fulfil its vision statement of ‘a world where people, wildlife and wild places thrive’. It is overseen by the Oklahoma City Zoological Trust.
The Oklahoma City Zoo runs the annual Conservation Action Now (CAN) Grant to support the conservation of imperiled species, habitats and their surrounding communities around the world through species preservation, research and education.
Grants are awarded based on proposal merit and in accordance with one or more of the following purposes:
- Conservation education – Building an awareness of a conservation programme that can bring about change.
- Scientific research – In-situ or ex-situ research projects that have a direct impact on conservation of an imperiled species or habitat in its native location.
- Species preservation – Direct care or work with an imperiled species in-situ or ex-situ which results in an improved capability to preserve that species in its native habitat.
Funding is given to individuals, institutions and organisations in any country worldwide.
Grants of up to $2,500 are available.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline of 14 October 2022 (11:59 CST).
(This report was the subject of a RESEARCHconnect Newsflash.)