2013/032: Funding Opportunities from US: USFWS Grant Announcement - Deadline 15 January 2014

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) is pleased to inform you of a forthcoming funding opportunity within the Wildlife Without Borders programme of the United States Fish & Wildlife Service International Conservation Funds. Project proposals can be submitted to the Wildlife Without Borders - Africa program. The deadline for applying for this grant is 15 January 2014. Instructions for applicants can be found here.

This grant promotes objectives that are consistent with those of the Convention and its specialized agreements and may thus provide a source of funding to assist CMS with the implementation of conservation activities on the ground. The CMS Secretariat encourages its Parties and partners to propose projects that contribute to the
implementation of the Convention and its instruments, in line with any plans, actions or initiatives developed under them, and will strive to support these proposals with
letters of endorsement.

Anyone interested in submitting a project to this USFWS Fund that supports CMS goals is asked to please contact both:

Laura Cerasi
Associate Patrnerships and Fundraising Officer
UNEP/CMS Secretaria
E-mail: lcerasi@cms.int

and

Monika Thiele
Programme Officer/Focal Point for North America
UNEP/CMS Secretariat
E-mail: monika.thiele@unep.org

Last updated on 20 March 2014