Other Funding Options

Goldman Environmental Prize

The world's largest award honoring grassroots environmental activists worth $175,000. The Prize recognises nominated individuals for sustained and significant efforts to protect and enhance the natural environment, often at great personal risk.

Idea Wild

Equipment and supplies for research and conservation work

IFAW Global Disaster Response Fund

Offers physical and financial support for crises involving people or animals, supported by Disney Conservation Fund

Rolex Awards for Enterprise

Support individuals with new or existing ground-breaking projects that expand knowledge, preserve the environment or improve life on the planet. Prize worth up to 100,000 Swiss francs

Terra Viva Grants

Directory of other funding opportunities

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

While grants are normally for single species conservation initiatives, they are temporarily supporting the core operational costs of grassroots organisations struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The Rufford Small Grants Foundation

Grants of up to £5,000 for small and pilot conservation projects, ranging up to £25,000 for more established projects.

The SEED Initiative

Support for sustainable development projects

Thousand Currents

Partnerships and funding for grassroots groups led by women, youth, and local people in the Global South

WWF Education for Nature

The WWF Education for Nature programme offers Russell E. Train Fellowships to support individuals pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation