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Request for Proposals for Small Grants for Bat Conservation Priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean – Nov. 2015

Bat Conservation International has released a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for small grants to fund student projects focused on bat conservation priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean. Proposals will be accepted from November 4th through November 25th (see below for details).  The full RFP can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of the page.

Bat Conservation International operates its Granting Programs in line with the ten critical conservation strategies listed in the organization’s Strategic Plan. These strategies highlight the need to accelerate scientific research into priority issues, catalyze action to prevent the loss of species or critical habitat, develop innovative solutions to address serious threats, create new mechanisms to engage stakeholders at all levels and ensure sustainability, perfect emerging technologies for use in protecting bats, and support the work of promising students and young conservationists as they become the next generation of bat champions around the world.

Since its founding in 1982, BCI has supported hundreds of university students and aspiring conservationists in dozens of countries through its Granting Programs, traditionally called Student Research Scholarships and Global Grassroots Grants. Beginning in 2015, BCI is broadening its approach to grant-making by awarding financial awards of various types and sizes to best advance the organization’s mission and address its stated priorities.

If you are interested in applying for funding from BCI’s Granting Programs, please read the details below to determine if one of our open Requests for Proposals (RFPs) fits your project and to confirm your eligibility.

Available RFPs

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