Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund 2011

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Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund 2011: The Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund is soliciting proposals for the conservation of rhinoceroses and/or tigers throughout their ranges. The Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act was passed in 1994 to provide financial resources for the conservation programs of nations whose activities directly or indirectly affect rhinoceros and tiger populations. The Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund supports projects that promote conservation through: - Applied research on rhinoceros and tiger populations and their habitats, including surveys and monitoring; - Development and execution of rhinoceros and tiger conservation management plans; - Compliance with applicable treaties and laws that prohibit or regulate the taking or trade of rhinoceros and tigers or regulate the use and management of their habitat; - Conservation education and community outreach; - Enhanced protection of at-risk rhinoceros and tiger populations; - Efforts to decrease human-rhinoceros and human-tiger conflicts; - Habitat conservation and management; - Protected area/reserve management in important rhinoceros and tiger range; - Strengthening local capacity to implement conservation programs; - Transfrontier rhinoceros and tiger conservation; and - Wildlife inspection, law enforcement, and forensics skills. Proposed project work should occur within the rhinoceros/tiger range, or, if work is to be conducted outside of the range, the proposal should show a clear relevance to rhinoceros/tiger conservation. Applied research projects should address specific management needs and actions, and threats from emerging issues such as disease and climate change that affect the species and their habitats.
Federal Grant Title: Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund 2011
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RTCF2011
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.619
CFDA Descriptions: Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund
Current Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Nov 01, 2010
Posted Date: Oct 08, 2010
Creation Date: Jan 31, 2011
Archive Date: May 01, 2011
Total Program Funding: $1,200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 40
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Wildlife Conservation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Individuals - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Any government agency responsible for the conservation and protection of rhinoceroses and/or tigers and any other organization or individual with demonstrated experience in rhinoceros and/or tiger conservation may submit proposals to this Fund.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Derek Litchfield International Affairs Specialist Phone 7033582634

MSCF_RhinoTiger@fws.gov [MSCF_RhinoTiger@fws.gov]
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