Each year the BSSA awards a field research grant of up to $3000 to one or more BSSA member recipients who are conducting conservation research on South Australian flora or fauna. Honours and postgraduate students are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be BSSA financial members.
Our panel will review all applications and announce the winner at our meeting in May.
Short-duration research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners can now be funded through the Tactical Research Fund.
The fund will support projects that address short term strategic issues for the sector and have national significance, as well as supporting the outcomes of AFAC Collaboration Groups.
Applications for the first round of the fund close on 31 March, with up to $250,000 available. There will be a second round closing on 30 June.
The objectives of the Small Environmental Grant Scheme is to support biodiversity conservation projects in Australia that are concerned with one or more of the following:
* monitoring and recording data
* community education
* community capacity building (training)
* research and science
* sustainable land management (NSW only)
The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund was established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. Its focus is global and eligibility for grants will extend to all plant, animal and fungi species conservation efforts, without discrimination on the basis of region or selected species. Grants of up to $25,000 per project are available.
The National Geographic Society awards grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative.