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Ornithology Exchange
  • Research, Education, and Conservation Grant


    Melanie Colón
    • Is Bird-specific?
      Yes
    • Website
    • Organization
    • Award Amount
      up to $2000
    • Eligible Recipients
      Undergraduate Students, Masters Students, Doctoral Students, Postdoctoral, Early Professionals, Established Professionals, Non-Professionals, Organizations/Governments
    • Purpose
      Research, Conservation/Management
    • Location
      North America
    • Application Deadline(s)
      February

    Mission Statement:

    This fund provides grants for projects that encourage the study, appreciation, and preservation of both birds and their habitats. Grants are accepted to perform research, conduct educational initiatives, and encourage conservation of critical habitats.  Priority in funding is first the metropolitan area of Denver, then the Front Range, followed by Colorado and the entire United States.



    DFO offers grants that are generally under $2000. After the submission deadline, grants are reviewed both by the committee and the DFO Board of Directors in a competitive manner. Examples of recent research grants are the study of Eastern Screech-Owl habitat, Flammulated Owl migration, the Black Swift life cycle, and the effect of grazing practices on bird breeding sites. Examples of educational grants are those to promote youth to begin bird observation by scholarships to birding camp or by purchasing binoculars or 2-way radios for such camps. Conservation grants have been given recently for restoration work at Last Chance on the eastern plains and at Dodd Reservoir near Boulder.



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