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In Sept ’17…another $500k for conservation

For the 2nd round of grants in 2017, the Fund distributed more than $500k in support of the world’s most endangered species. This is the second of 3 rounds of funding planned for 2017.

The Fund supported 58 more conservation projects with $500,003 bringing the total amount donated to species conservation to $ 15,992,639 in 9 years. Here is a short sample of the 50+ projects in the latest round of grant giving.

$7,100 for to secure wildlife corridors for the Bengal tiger in Bhutan;

$9,532 for the Northern tiger cat in Brazil;

$3,500 for bumble bee research in remote areas of Nepal.

Two special awards for full funding up to $25,000 were granted to the (1) Geometric tortoise in South Africa and to the (2) Variable harlequin frog in Panama.

Many of the grant recipients have created case studies on our website and you can view these by navigating to the case study section of our website. If you are interested in applying for a grant, please visit our grant application page to apply for a grant before our next deadline.