African Elephant Conservation Fund

The summary for the African Elephant Conservation Fund grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
African Elephant Conservation Fund: The purpose of this competitive grants program is to assist in the conservation of African elephants by enhancing: protection of at-risk elephant populations; transfrontier elephant conservation; habitat/ecosystem conservation and management; applied research on elephant populations and their habitat including surveys and monitoring; conservation education; protected area/reserve management in important elephant range; development and execution of elephant conservation management plans; strengthening of local capacity to implement conservation programs; wildlife inspection, law enforcement and forensics skills; and efforts to decrease human-elephant conflict. Due to the limited funding available and the desire to support diverse projects, preference will be given to proposals requesting $50,000 or less. Higher amounts may be requested with appropriate justification.
Federal Grant Title: African Elephant Conservation Fund
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: AFECF09
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.620
CFDA Descriptions: African Elephant Conservation Fund
Current Application Deadline: April 1st, 2009
Original Application Deadline: April 1st, 2009
Posted Date: September 19th, 2007
Creation Date: September 19th, 2007
Archive Date: May 01, 2009
Total Program Funding: $1,301,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,500
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: December 4th, 2008
Category Explanation
Wildlife Conservation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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 - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by African government agencies responsible for African elephant conservation and protection and any other organization with demonstrated experience in African elephant conservation.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Mindy Clarke USFWS

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