General Criteria for All Grants
- Projects should focus on nature conservation activities in developing countries.
- The grant requested must make up a significant part of the total budget.
- The project should normally be of 12 to 18 months duration although each application is assessed on its own merit and the project length can be flexible.
- Funds must be used predominantly for field-based activities.
- The impact of the project must be pragmatic, measurable and long lasting.
General Exclusions for All Grants
The following types of projects will not generally be eligible:
- Projects in developed countries.
- Pure research with no obvious conservation benefit.
- Expeditions, particularly where the applicant has to raise funds in order to participate.
- Attending conferences or seminars.The Rufford Small Grants Foundation provides a staged funding process with fivedifferent types of grant. In sequence, these are:
Rufford Small Grant (up to £6,000)2nd Rufford Small Grant (up to £6,000)Booster Grant (up to £12,000)Continuation Grant (up to £25,000)Completion Grant (up to £25,000)
More more information visit their website (https://apply.ruffordsmallgrants.org)