The Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden is committed to supporting imperiled species, habitats and their surrounding communities through conservation, research and education. The Zoo is offering $10,000.00 for competitive small grants in amounts not to exceed $2,500.00 each.
Grants will be awarded based on proposal merit and in accordance with one or more of the following purposes:
Conservation Education – building an awareness of a conservation program that can effect 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 that results in an improved capability to preserve that species in its native habitat.